58-33-135. Continuing education advisory committee.

(a) The Commissioner shall appoint, in accordance with G.S. 58-2-30, one advisory committee for fire and casualty insurance licensees and one advisory committee for life and health insurance licensees. The advisory committees shall recommend reasonable rules to the Commissioner for promulgation under G.S. 58-33-130. The Commissioner may adopt, reject, or modify such recommendations. After the promulgation of rules under G.S. 58-33-130, the committees may from time to time make further recommendations to the Commissioner for additional rules or changes in existing rules.

(b) The property and liability advisory committee shall comprise:

(1) Two employees of the Department of Insurance;

(2) Two representatives from a list of four nominees submitted by the Independent Insurance Agents of North Carolina;

(3) Repealed by Session Laws 1999-132, s. 6.3.

(4) One representative of a licensed property and liability insurance company writing business in this State that operates through an exclusive agency force;

(5) One representative from a list of two nominees submitted by the North Carolina Adjusters Association;

(6) One representative of property and liability insurers from a list of two nominees submitted by the Association of North Carolina Property and Casualty Insurance Companies; and

(7) One representative from a list of two nominees submitted by the Community Colleges System Office.

(c) The life and health advisory committee shall comprise:

(1) Two employees of the Department of Insurance, which may be the same persons appointed under the subsection (b) of this section;

(2) One representative from a list of two nominees submitted by the North Carolina Association of Life Underwriters;

(3) One representative of life and health insurers from a list of two nominees submitted by the Association of North Carolina Life Insurance Companies;

(4) One representative from a list of two nominees submitted by the General Agents and Managers Conference;

(5) One representative from a licensed medical or hospital service corporation;

(6) One licensed health insurance agent from a list of two nominees submitted by the North Carolina Association of Health Underwriters;

(7) One representative of a licensed life or health insurer writing business in this State that operates through an exclusive agency force;

(8) One representative from a list of two nominees submitted by the North Carolina Fraternal Congress; and

(9) One representative from a list of two nominees submitted by the Community Colleges System Office. (1989, c. 657, s. 1; 1999-84, ss. 17, 18; 1999-132, s. 6.3.)