Sections
Article 1 Definitions 1621 – 1624
Article 2 Comprehensive Definitions 1625 – 1630
Article 3 Licensing 1631 – 1651
Article 4 Applications 1652 – 1661
Article 5 Bonds 1662 – 1665
Article 6 License Qualifications 1666 – 1672
Article 7 License Qualification Examinations 1675 – 1684
Article 8 Certificates of Convenience 1685 – 1698
Article 9 Issuance of Licenses 1702 – 1707.7
Article 10 Termination of Licenses 1708 – 1712.5
Article 11 License Terms 1716 – 1723
Article 12 Conduct of Licensee 1724 – 1736.5
Article 13 Disciplinary Actions 1737 – 1748.5
Article 13.5 Prelicensing and Continuing Education 1749 – 1749.9
Article 14 Fees 1750 – 1751.7
Article 15 Travel Insurance Agents 1752 – 1757
Article 15.5 Cargo Shippers’ Agents 1757.1 – 1757.3
Article 16 Variable Contract Agents 1758.1 – 1758.5
Article 16.1 Portable Electronics Insurance 1758.6 – 1758.693
Article 16.3 Self-Service Storage Agents 1758.7 – 1758.792
Article 16.6 Rental Car Agents 1758.8 – 1758.891
Article 16.7 Credit Insurance Agents 1758.9 – 1758.993

Terms Used In California Codes > Insurance Code > Division 1 > Part 2 > Chapter 5

  • Affected property: means any real property that actually declines in fair market value because of acquisition by a public entity for public use of other real property and a change in the use of the real property acquired by the public entity. See California Insurance Code 1734.5
  • applicant: means an applicant for employment. See California Labor Code 400
  • applicant: means an applicant for employment. See California Labor Code 430
  • Appraisal: means a written statement independently and impartially prepared by a qualified appraiser setting forth an opinion of defined value of an adequately described property as of a specific date, supported by the presentation and analysis of relevant market information. See California Insurance Code 1734.5
  • Bird: means any order of Psittaciformes bird. See California Labor Code 4409
  • Bird mart: means an event at which two or more persons offer birds for sale or exchange and where a fee is charged for the privilege of offering or displaying the birds. See California Labor Code 4409
  • Business: means any lawful activity, except a farm operation, conducted for any of the following:

    California Insurance Code 1734.5

  • Certificate: means a document signed by the examining physician and surgeon who is licensed under Chapter 5 (commencing with Section 2000) of Division 2 of the Business and Professions Code, or a notice from a public health agency, a unit of the American Lung Association, or any other private or public source, any of which indicates examination for, and freedom from, active tuberculosis. See California Labor Code 1720.9
  • Certificate: as used in this chapter , means a document signed by the examining physician and surgeon who is licensed under Chapter 5 (commencing with Section 2000) of Division 2 of the Business and Professions Code, or a notice from a public health agency that indicates freedom from infectious tuberculosis. See California Labor Code 1728
  • Comparable replacement dwelling: means any dwelling that is all of the following:

    California Insurance Code 1734.5

  • construction: includes work performed during the design and preconstruction phases of construction, including, but not limited to, inspection and land surveying work, and work performed during the postconstruction phases of construction, including, but not limited to, all cleanup work at the jobsite. See California Labor Code 1720
  • Credit disability insurance: means insurance on a debtor to provide indemnity for payments becoming due on a specific loan or other credit transaction while the debtor is disabled, as defined in the policy, exclusive of any insurance procured at no expense to the debtor. See California Insurance Code 1758.992
  • Credit insurance: includes credit life insurance, credit disability insurance, credit involuntary unemployment insurance, credit loss-of-income insurance, credit property insurance, or guaranteed asset protection (GAP) insurance. See California Insurance Code 1758.992
  • Credit insurance agent license: means an agent license issued to an individual or organization for the enrollment and sale of credit insurance. See California Insurance Code 1758.992
  • Credit life insurance: means insurance on the life of a debtor pursuant to or in connection with a specific loan or other credit transaction, exclusive of any insurance procured at no expense to the debtor. See California Insurance Code 1758.992
  • credit loss-of-income insurance: means insurance issued to provide indemnity for payments becoming due on a specific loan or other credit transaction while the debtor is involuntarily unemployed, as defined in the policy. See California Insurance Code 1758.992
  • Credit property insurance: means insurance that provides coverage (1) on personal property pledged or offered as collateral for securing a personal or consumer loan, or (2) on personal property purchased under an installment sales agreement or through a consumer credit transaction, but does not include any insurance that provides theft, collision, liability, property damage, or comprehensive insurance coverage in any automobile or any other self-propelled vehicle that is designed primarily for operation in the air or on the highways, waterways, or sea, and its operating equipment, or that is necessitated by reason of the liability imposed by law for damages arising out of the ownership, operation, maintenance, or use of those vehicles. See California Insurance Code 1758.992
  • creditor: means the state or the department or agency of the state seeking to collect the liability. See California Code of Civil Procedure 688.040
  • debtor: means the debtor from whom the liability is sought to be collected. See California Code of Civil Procedure 688.040
  • Department: means State Department of Health Services. See California Labor Code 1720.9
  • Displaced person: means both of the following:

    California Insurance Code 1734.5

  • Displacing agency: means any public entity or person carrying out a program or project which causes a person to be a displaced person for a public project. See California Insurance Code 1734.5
  • Educational institution: means a school district, a community college district, a state university, the University of California, and the State Department of Education special schools. See California Education Code 32220
  • employer: means :

    California Labor Code 3300

  • Endorsee: means an unlicensed employee or authorized representative of a portable electronics vendor. See California Insurance Code 1758.69
  • Endorsee: means an unlicensed employee of a rental car agent who meets the requirements of this article. See California Insurance Code 1758.89
  • Enrichment: means providing objects or activities, appropriate to the needs of the species, as well as the age, size, and condition of the pet, that stimulate the pet and promote the pet's well-being. See California Labor Code 1779
  • Enrollment: means the process of soliciting or accepting enrollments or applications from a consumer under a portable electronics insurance policy, which includes informing the consumer of the availability of coverage, preparing and delivery of the certificate of insurance or notice of proposed insurance, or otherwise assisting the consumer in making an informed decision whether or not to elect to purchase portable electronics insurance. See California Insurance Code 1758.69
  • Farm operation: means any activity conducted solely or primarily for the production of one or more agricultural products or commodities, including timber, for sale or home use, and customarily producing these products or commodities in sufficient quantity to be capable of contributing materially to the operator's support. See California Insurance Code 1734.5
  • Governing authority: means the governing board of each school district or the authority of each other private or public institution responsible for the operation and control of the institution or the principal or administrator of each school or institution. See California Labor Code 1720.9
  • Governing board: means the governing board of a school district or community college district, the Trustees of the California State University, and the Regents of the University of California. See California Education Code 32220
  • Governmental investor: means the Treasurer, the Teachers' Retirement Board, and the Board of Administration of the Public Employees' Retirement System. See California Insurance Code 1620.6
  • injury: as used in this division , includes cancer, including leukemia, that develops or manifests itself during a period in which any member described in subdivision (a) is in the service of the department or unit, if the member demonstrates that he or she was exposed, while in the service of the department or unit, to a known carcinogen as defined by the International Agency for Research on Cancer, or as defined by the director. See California Public Utilities Code 102244
  • installation: includes , but is not limited to, the assembly and disassembly of freestanding and affixed modular office systems. See California Labor Code 1720
  • insurance agent: as used in this chapter does not include a life agent as defined in this article. See California Insurance Code 1621
  • Lead agency: means the Department of Housing and Community Development. See California Insurance Code 1734.5
  • license: includes a certificate of convenience and a permanent license, and the term "persons who are licensed" includes the holders of any such certificate or the license, but these definitions and the use of those terms in this chapter shall not confer upon a certificate of convenience or any holder thereof any property right in or to the certificate, the certificate being and remaining only a temporary permit, issued as a matter of convenience, allowing the transaction of insurance without a permanent license, but within the limits, and subject to the conditions of the certificate of convenience issued and the laws applicable thereto. See California Insurance Code 1627
  • License period: means all of that two-year period beginning as described in subparagraph (A) or (B) of paragraph (2), as applicable, and ending the second succeeding year on the last calendar day of the month in which the initial license was issued. See California Insurance Code 1758.69
  • License period: means all of that two-year period beginning as described in subparagraph (A) or (B) of paragraph (2), as applicable, and ending the second succeeding year on the last calendar day of the month in which the initial license was issued. See California Insurance Code 1758.89
  • License term: as used in this chapter means all of that two-year period beginning as described in subdivision (a) or (b) of Section 1629, as applicable, and ending the second succeeding year on the last calendar day of the month in which the initial license was issued. See California Insurance Code 1630
  • License year: as used in this chapter shall be determined for each entity as follows:

    California Insurance Code 1629

  • Licensee: means a talent agency which holds a valid, unrevoked, and unforfeited license under this chapter. See California Labor Code 1700.3
  • Limited lines travel insurance agent: means an insurer designee that is licensed to transact travel insurance, as defined in subdivision (b). See California Insurance Code 1753
  • Member of an athletic team: means member of any extramural athletic team engaged in athletic events on or outside the school grounds, maintained or sponsored by the educational institution or a student body organization thereof. See California Education Code 32220
  • Mortgage: means classes of liens that are commonly given to secure advances on, or the unpaid purchase price of, real property, together with the credit instruments, if any, secured thereby. See California Insurance Code 1734.5
  • negotiable paper: means bank checks and drafts and express and post-office money orders. See California Insurance Code 1633.5
  • operator: means a person who owns or operates, or both, a pet boarding facility. See California Labor Code 1779
  • organization: means any legal entity other than a natural person. See California Insurance Code 1628
  • Permanent or fixed enclosure: means a structure, including, but not limited to, an exercise run, kennel, or room, used to restrict a pet, that provides for the effective separation of a pet from the pet's waste products. See California Labor Code 1779
  • Permanent total disability: means a permanent disability with a rating of 100 percent permanent disability only. See California Public Utilities Code 102504
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, corporation, limited liability company, or association. See California Insurance Code 1734.5
  • Pet: means any nonhuman animal housed in the pet boarding facility, including, but not limited to, mammals, birds, reptiles, and amphibians. See California Labor Code 1779
  • Pet boarding facility: means any lot, building, structure, enclosure, or premises, or a portion thereof, whereupon four or more dogs, cats, or other pets in any combination are boarded at the request of, and in exchange for compensation provided by, their owner. See California Labor Code 1779
  • Pet shop: means a retail pet shop location primarily engaged in retailing pets, pet foods, and pet supplies, as defined by the North American Industry Classification System. See California Labor Code 4409
  • Portable electronics: means all of the following:

    California Insurance Code 1758.69

  • Portable electronics insurance: means a contract providing coverage for the repair or replacement of portable electronics against any one or more of the following causes of loss: loss, theft, mechanical failure, malfunction, damage, or other applicable perils. See California Insurance Code 1758.69
  • Portable electronics insurance agent license: means an agent license issued to an individual or organization for the enrollment and sale of portable electronics insurance. See California Insurance Code 1758.69
  • Portable electronics vendor: means any person in the business, directly or indirectly, of selling, reselling, soliciting, or leasing portable electronics, their accessories, and related services to customers. See California Insurance Code 1758.69
  • Public entity: includes the state, the Regents of the University of California, a county, city, city and county, district, public authority, public agency, and any other political subdivision or public corporation in the state or any entity acting on behalf of these agencies when acquiring real property, or any interest therein, in any city or county for public use, and any person who has the authority to acquire property by eminent domain under state law. See California Insurance Code 1734.5
  • Public use: means a use for which real property may be acquired by eminent domain. See California Insurance Code 1734.5
  • public works: means :

    California Labor Code 1720

  • pupil: means individuals with exceptional needs as defined in Section 56026 of the Education Code. See California Insurance Code 1687
  • qualified: means one of the following:

    California Insurance Code 1758.7

  • Quarantine: as used in this chapter , means the strict confinement, upon the private premises of the owner, under restraint by leash, closed cage, or paddock, of all animals specified in the order of the department. See California Labor Code 1741.1
  • Rabies: as used in this chapter , includes rabies, and any other animal disease dangerous to human beings that may be declared by the department as coming under this chapter. See California Labor Code 1741
  • Rental agreement: means any written agreement for the terms and conditions governing the use of a storage space provided by a self-service storage company. See California Insurance Code 1758.791
  • Rental agreement: means any written agreement setting forth the terms and conditions governing the use of a vehicle provided by the rental car company. See California Insurance Code 1758.89
  • Rental car agent: means a person or organization licensed pursuant to this article to offer insurance in connection with and incidental to rental car agreements on behalf of an insurer authorized to write those types of insurance in this state. See California Insurance Code 1758.89
  • Rental car company: means any person in the business of renting vehicles to the public. See California Insurance Code 1758.89
  • Renter: means any person who obtains the use of storage space from a self-service storage company under the terms of a rental agreement. See California Insurance Code 1758.791
  • Renter: means any person who obtains the use of a vehicle from a rental car company under the terms of a rental agreement. See California Insurance Code 1758.89
  • Self-service storage agent: means a person or organization licensed pursuant to this article to offer insurance in connection with, and incidental to, rental agreements on behalf of an insurer authorized to write the types of insurance specified in Section 1758. See California Insurance Code 1758.791
  • Self-service storage facility: means a person or organization engaged in the business of providing leased or rented storage space to the public. See California Insurance Code 1758.791
  • Small business: means a business as defined in Part 24 of Title 49 of the Code of Federal Regulations. See California Insurance Code 1734.5
  • Soft dollar and directed brokerage arrangements: means the brokerage and research services described by Section 28 (e) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (15 U. See California Insurance Code 1620.6
  • state tax: includes a local tax which is administered or collected by a state agency. See California Insurance Code 1730.6
  • Storage space: means a room, unit, locker, or open space offered for rental to the public for temporary storage of personal belongings or light commercial goods. See California Insurance Code 1758.791
  • Student body organization: means any student organization under supervision of the educational institution or its officers. See California Education Code 32220
  • Temporary enclosure: means a structure used to restrict a pet, including, but not limited to, a crate or cage, that does not provide for the effective separation of a pet from the pet's waste products. See California Labor Code 1779
  • Time of sale: means the calendar date the retail purchaser removed the bird from the premises of the pet shop following the retail sale of that bird. See California Labor Code 4409
  • Transact: means , for the purposes of this article, the following activities when engaged in by a travel retailer:

    California Insurance Code 1753

  • Travel insurance: means insurance coverage for personal risks incidental to planned travel, including one or more of the following:

    California Insurance Code 1753

  • Travel retailer: means a business organization that makes, arranges, or offers travel services and may offer and disseminate travel insurance as a service to its customers on behalf of and under the direction of a limited lines travel insurance agent. See California Insurance Code 1753
  • two-way communication devices: include , but are not necessarily limited to, telephones, intercoms, walkie-talkies, or portable radios. See California Education Code 32226
  • Unweaned bird: means any bird that requires hand-feeding or animal assistance to sustain at least 90 percent of its own weight for at least two weeks. See California Labor Code 4409
  • vehicle: means a motor vehicle operated by a driver who is not required to possess a commercial driver's license to operate the motor vehicle and the motor vehicle is either of the following:

    California Insurance Code 1758.89

  • Vendor: means any person or entity, including, but not limited to, a broker, agent, aviary, or breeder, who sells birds directly to the retail purchaser at a bird mart or at a swap meet as defined in Section 21661 of the Business and Professions Code. See California Labor Code 4409
  • Weaned: means a bird that does not require hand-feeding or animal assistance to sustain at least 90 percent of its own weight following the time of sale, notwithstanding any illness or injury. See California Labor Code 4409