Michigan Laws 493.55 - Investigation; issuance or refusal to issue license
Michigan Laws > Chapter 493 > Act 125 of 1981 > § 493.55 - Investigation; issuance or refusal to issue license
Current as of: 2009
(1) Upon the filing of an application for a license and the payment of the required fees and the filing of proof of financial responsibility as the commissioner requires, the commissioner shall investigate the facts. If the commissioner finds that the financial responsibility, experience, character, and general fitness of the applicant for a license, and, as applicable, the applicant's shareholders, directors, officers, partners, members, and trustees command the confidence of the community and warrant the belief that the business will be operated lawfully, honestly, fairly, and efficiently as required by this act, the commissioner shall issue to the applicant a license to engage in the business of brokering, making, or servicing secondary mortgage loans under this act.
(2) For an applicant for a registration, the commissioner shall approve the application if the commissioner finds that the applicant meets any 1 of the requirements of section 3a.
(3) A license or registration issued under this section does not approve the use of, or indemnify the licensee or registrant against claims for the improper use of the business name stated in the license.
(4) The commissioner may refuse to issue a license for any reason for which the commissioner may suspend, revoke, or refuse to renew a license under section 11.
History: 1981, Act 125, Imd. Eff. July 23, 1981 ;-- Am. 1997, Act 91, Imd. Eff. Aug. 1, 1997
Compiler's Notes: For transfer of authority, powers, duties, functions, and responsibility of the financial institutions bureau and the commissioner of the financial institutions bureau to the commissioner of the office of financial and insurance services and the office of financial and insurance services by type III transfer, see E.R.O. No. 2000-2, compiled at MCL 445.2003 of the Michigan compiled laws.
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