Title 27

Chapter 2.7
Portable Electronics Insurance

R.I. Gen. Laws § 27-2.7-7

§ 27-2.7-7. Application for license and fees.

(a) A sworn application for a license under this chapter shall be made to and filed with the department on forms prescribed and furnished by the department in accordance with the provisions of § 27-2.4-9(a)(8).

(b) The application shall:

(1) Provide the name, residence address, and other information required by the department for an employee or officer of the vendor that is designated by the applicant as the person responsible for the vendor’s compliance with the requirements of this chapter. However, if the vendor derives more than fifty percent (50%) of its revenue from the sale of portable electronics insurance the information noted above shall be provided for all officers, directors, and shareholder of record having beneficial ownership of ten percent (l0%) or more of any class of securities registered under the federal securities law; and

(2) The location of the applicant’s home office.

(c) Any license under this chapter is subject to all applicable provisions of chapter 2.4 of this title, including, but not limited to, notification of change of address, lapse of license, notification of administrative actions, assumed names and basis for suspension or revocation of license; provided however, in the event there is a conflict between the provisions of this chapter and chapter 2.4 of this title, this chapter shall prevail.

(d) Any vendor engaging in portable electronics insurance transactions on or before the effective date of this chapter must apply for licensure within ninety (90) days of the application being made available by the department. Any applicant commencing operations after the effective date of this chapter must obtain a license prior to offering portable electronics insurance.

(e) Initial licenses issued pursuant to this chapter shall be valid for a period of two (2) calendar years expiring on May 31 of the second (2nd) renewal year. Applicants for an initial license shall pay the full two (2) year fee regardless of the number of months of the initial licensure. Renewal licenses shall be effective for twenty-four (24) months effective and expiring on May 31.

(f) Each vendor of portable electronics licensed under this chapter shall pay to the department a fee of two hundred dollars ($200) for an initial license and for each renewal thereof. The department is authorized to institute miscellaneous fees for this license type in accordance with § 27-2.4-4.

History of Section.
P.L. 2012, ch. 136, § 1; P.L. 2012, ch. 247, § 1.