1.1.................... moves to amend H.F. No. 2942 as follows:
1.2Page 15, after line 22, insert:

1.3    "Sec. 21. Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 72B.01, is amended to read:
1.5It is the purpose of sections 72B.01 to 72B.14 to provide high quality service to
1.6insureds and insurance claimants in the state of Minnesota by providing for well trained
1.7adjusters and persons engaged in soliciting business for adjusters, who are qualified to deal
1.8with the public in the interest of a fair resolution of insurance claims. Sections 72B.01 to
1.972B.14 shall apply to all adjusters, and adjusters' solicitors, except as specifically stated to
1.10the contrary; but nothing in sections 72B.01 to 72B.14 shall apply to:
1.11(a) An attorney at law who is licensed or otherwise allowed to practice law in this
1.12state and who does not hold out to be an adjuster, or adjuster's solicitor.
1.13(b) A licensed agent of an authorized insurer who adjusts losses for such insurer
1.14solely under policies issued by the agent or the agent's agency or on which the agent is the
1.15agent of record, provided the agent receives no extra compensation for such services.
1.16(c) Personnel of township mutual companies.
1.17(d) Adjusters for crop hail and farm windstorm damage claims who are on the staff
1.18of companies covering such risks.
1.19(e) Persons who process life insurance annuity contract or accident and health
1.20insurance claims.
1.21(f) Persons processing or adjusting wet marine or inland transportation claims or

1.23    Sec. 22. Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 72B.03, subdivision 2, is
1.24amended to read:
2.1    Subd. 2. Classes of licenses. (a) Unless denied licensure pursuant to section 72B.08,
2.2persons who have met the requirements of section 72B.04 72B.041 must be issued an
2.3adjuster license. There shall be four classes of licenses, as follows:
2.4(1) independent adjuster's license;
2.5(2) public adjuster's license;
2.6(3) public adjuster solicitor's license; and
2.7(4) crop hail adjuster's license.
2.8(b) An independent adjuster and a public adjuster may qualify for a license in one or
2.9more of the following lines of authority:
2.10(1) property and casualty; or
2.11(2) workers' compensation; or
2.12(3) crop.
2.13(c) Any person holding a license pursuant to this section is not required to hold any
2.14other independent adjuster, public adjuster, insurance, or self-insurance administrator
2.15license in this state pursuant to section 60A.23, subdivision 8, or any other provision,
2.16provided that the person does not act as an adjuster with respect to life, health, or annuity
2.17insurance, other than disability insurance.
2.18(d) An adjuster license remains in effect unless probated, suspended, revoked, or
2.19refused as long as the fee set forth in section 72B.04, subdivision 10 72B.041, subdivision
2.209, is paid and all other requirements for license renewal are met by the due date, otherwise,
2.21the license expires.
2.22(e) An adjuster whose license expires may, within 12 months of the renewal date,
2.23be reissued an adjuster license upon receipt of the renewal request, as prescribed by the
2.24commissioner; however, a penalty in the amount of double the unpaid renewal fee is
2.25required to reissue the expired license.
2.26(f) An adjuster who is unable to comply with license renewal procedures and
2.27requirements due to military service, long-term medical disability, or some other
2.28extenuating circumstance may request a waiver of same and a waiver of any examination
2.29requirement, fine, or other sanction imposed for failure to comply with renewal procedures.
2.30(g) An adjuster is subject to sections 72A.17 to 72A.32.
2.31(h) The adjuster must inform the commissioner by any means acceptable of any
2.32change in resident or business addresses for the home state or in legal name within 30
2.33days of the change.
2.34(i) The license must contain the licensee's name, address, and personal identification
2.35number; the dates of issuance and expiration; and any other information the commissioner
2.36deems necessary.
3.1(j) In order to assist in the performance of the commissioner's duties, the
3.2commissioner may contract with nongovernmental entities, including the National
3.3Association of Insurance Commissioners, its affiliates, or its subsidiaries, to perform any
3.4ministerial functions related to licensing that the commissioner may deem appropriate,
3.5including the collection of fees and data.

3.6    Sec. 23. Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 72B.045, subdivision 1, is
3.7amended to read:
3.8    Subdivision 1. Requirement. An individual who holds an independent or public
3.9adjuster license and who is not exempt under this section must satisfactorily complete
3.10a minimum of 24 hours of continuing education courses, of which three hours must
3.11be in ethics, reported to the commissioner on a biennial basis in conjunction with the
3.12individual's license renewal cycle.

3.13    Sec. 24. Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 72B.08, subdivision 8, is amended to read:
3.14    Subd. 8. Bond. In the case of any licensee or permit holder who has had a license or
3.15permit suspended or revoked or whose license renewal has been prohibited by a lawful
3.16order of the commissioner, the commissioner may condition the issuance of a new license
3.17on the filing of a surety bond in an amount not to exceed $10,000, made and conditioned in
3.18accordance with the requirements of section 72B.04, subdivision 4 72B.041, subdivision
3.193, relating to public adjusters' bonds. Nothing in this subdivision shall reduce or alter the
3.20bonding requirements for a public adjuster."
3.21Page 44, after line 10, insert:
3.22"Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 72B.04, is repealed, effective July 1, 2010."
3.23Renumber the sections in sequence and correct the internal references
3.24Amend the title accordingly