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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 14. Insurance
Agency 5. State Corporation Commission, Bureau of Insurance
Chapter 410. Rules Governing Multiple Employer Welfare Arrangements
1/27/2020

14VAC5-410-50. Licensing of Persons Soliciting, Negotiating, Procuring, or Effecting Applications for Coverage.

A. No person shall solicit, negotiate, procure, or effect applications for coverage or member enrollments, and no multiple employer welfare arrangement, insurer, health maintenance organization, nonstock health services plan, or nonstock dental or optometric services plan shall knowingly permit a person to solicit, negotiate, procure, or effect applications for coverage or member enrollments, in this Commonwealth for a multiple employer welfare arrangement whether or not the plan is licensed in this Commonwealth without first obtaining a license as a life and health agent, and an appointment, if such appointment is required, in a manner and in a form prescribed by the Commission pursuant to Chapter 18 (§ 38.2-1800 et seq.) of Title 38.2 of the Code of Virginia.

B. Any person who solicits, negotiates, procures, or effects applications or member enrollments in this Commonwealth for coverage under a multiple employer welfare arrangement shall be subject to all appropriate provisions of Title 38.2 as set forth in Chapter 2 (§ 38.2-200 et seq.), 3 (§ 38.2-300 et seq.), 5 (§ 38.2-500 et seq.), 6 (§ 38.2-600 et seq.), and 18 (§ 38.2-1800 et seq.) of the Code of Virginia regarding the conduct of his business.

C. Salaried officers or employees of any employer which provides coverage through a multiple employer welfare arrangement shall not be required to be licensed under this section provided that the principal duties and responsibilities of such officers and employees do not include soliciting, negotiating, procuring, or effecting applications for coverage or member enrollments for the plan.

Statutory Authority

§ 38.2-223 and Article 3 (§ 38.2-3420 et seq.) of Chapter 34 of Title 38.2 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Regulation 31, Case No. INS910244, § 6, eff. January 15, 1992.

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