Written Consent to Engage in the Business of Insurance
The Violent Crime Control Act of 1994; 18 United States Code § 1033 and 1034
Bulletin 01-009, May 25 2001
Evaluate your compliance with 18 United States Code (USC) § 1033 and 1034. Determine whether your employees, consultants, agents, managing general agents, third party administrations, or others in your company
“Prohibited Persons”, any person who has been convicted of any criminal felony involving breach of trust or dishonesty who intends to engage in the business of insurance must first submit an application to the Commissioner to determine if the applicant should be given written consent to engage in the business of insurance or participate in the business of insurance pursuant to 18 U.S.C. § 1033(e)(2).
The Commissioner may consider granting Written Consent to Engage in the Business of Insurance Pursuant to 18 U.S.C. § 1033 and 1034 (Written Consent). In order to apply for Written Consent the candidate should review the Short and Standard Written Consent Applications. The Short form may be used to request an initial expedited determination. Upon review of the Short Form Application the Commissioner may require the more detailed Standard Form Application for Written Consent to Engage in the Business of Insurance. Please utilize the Check List to verify that all of the required documentation is provided to Division for its consideration.