15 U.S. Code § 6766 - Definitions

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For purposes of this subchapter, the following definitions shall apply:
(1) Home State
The term “home State” means the State in which the insurance producer maintains its principal place of residence and is licensed to act as an insurance producer.
(2) Insurance
The term “insurance” means any product, other than title insurance, defined or regulated as insurance by the appropriate State insurance regulatory authority.
(3) Insurance producer
The term “insurance producer” means any insurance agent or broker, surplus lines broker, insurance consultant, limited insurance representative, and any other person that solicits, negotiates, effects, procures, delivers, renews, continues or binds policies of insurance or offers advice, counsel, opinions or services related to insurance.
(4) State
The term “State” includes any State, the District of Columbia, any territory of the United States, Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, the Virgin Islands, and the Northern Mariana Islands.
(5) State law
The term “State law” includes all laws, decisions, rules, regulations, or other State action having the effect of law, of any State. A law of the United States applicable only to the District of Columbia shall be treated as a State law rather than a law of the United States.


(Pub. L. 106–102, title III, § 336,Nov. 12, 1999, 113 Stat. 1433.)
Termination of Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands

For termination of Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, see note set out preceding section 1681 of Title 48, Territories and Insular Possessions.


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