H.P. 1059 - L.D. 1510
Sec. C-1. 24-A MRSA §1402, sub-§1, ¶B, as enacted by PL 1997, c. 457, §23 and affected by §55, is amended to read:
B. Employees Property and casualty insurance adjusters who are employees of insurers;
Sec. C-2. 24-A MRSA §1402, sub-§9-A is enacted to read:
9-A. Multiple peril crop insurance adjuster.
“Multiple peril crop insurance adjuster” means a person who adjusts crop insurance claims under the federal crop insurance program administered by the United States Department of Agriculture.
Sec. C-3. 24-A MRSA §1402, sub-§11-A is enacted to read:
11-A. Property and casualty insurance adjuster.
“Property and casualty insurance adjuster” means a person who adjusts property and casualty claims of any kind except for multiple peril crop insurance claims.
Sec. C-4. 24-A MRSA §1410, sub-§9 is enacted to read:
9. Multiple peril crop insurance adjuster examination.
An individual applying for a resident multiple peril crop insurance adjuster license must either pass a crop adjuster examination administered by the superintendent under this section or provide proof of federal crop insurance certification pursuant to a process that includes passing a crop adjuster proficiency examination.
Sec. C-5. 24-A MRSA §1415, sub-§3, as enacted by PL 1997, c. 592, §21, is amended to read:
3. Adjuster authorities.
A resident or nonresident adjuster may receive the property and casualty authority following authorities under the license . :
A. Property and casualty insurance adjuster; and
B. Multiple peril crop insurance adjuster.
Sec. C-6. 24-A MRSA §1472, sub-§2, ¶C, as amended by PL 2001, c. 259, §44, is further amended to read:
C. Must pass any written examination required for the license under subchapter II 2 or maintain federal crop insurance certification in the case of multiple peril crop insurance adjusters who established license qualification through such certification.