(a) Full-time home office salaried employees registered under the Insurance Code §4051.301 shall comply with the hourly continuing education requirement set forth in §19.1003(a) and (f) of this title (relating to Licensee Requirements). Insurers employing full-time home office salaried employees must provide the employees with instruction regarding the disclosure required by the Insurance Code §4051.301(c). (b) An insurer employing full-time home office salaried employees may provide its employees with continuing education internally, provided the insurer registers as a provider and complies with all requirements set forth in this subchapter affecting providers and course certification, including payment of all provider and course fees. (c) Insurers shall maintain all continuing education records and rosters documenting each employee's compliance with this subchapter for at least four years. (d) The department or its designee may at any time investigate or audit an insurer's continuing education records and/or compliance with this subchapter. The commissioner may, after notice and opportunity for hearing, discipline an insurer or full-time home office salaried employee under the Insurance Code, Chapter 82, Chapter 4005, Subchapter C, §§4005.101 - 4005.108, and this subchapter, if the commissioner determines that the insurer or full-time home office salaried employee is in violation of, or has failed to comply with, the Insurance Code or this subchapter.
Source Note: The provisions of this §19.1019 adopted to be effective January 6, 2003, 28 TexReg 75; amended to be effective February 21, 2010, 35 TexReg 1271