Alabama considers amendments to surety bond requirements for title loan officers

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Referred to the Senate Banking and Insurance Committee, Alabama SB 331 would require that each title loan officer carry their own individual license for the company for which they work. With the license, an officer should carry proof of a surety bond with coverage of $100,000. If passed, SB 331 would cap the bond requirement at $1 million.

In section 5 of the bill regarding certificate and license requirements,  the text about bonds reads as such:

“(c) An applicant for licensure shall file with the department a bond, in the amount of one hundred thousand dollars ($100,000) for each license, with a surety company qualified to do business in this state. However, in no event shall the aggregate amount of the bond required for a single title loan lender exceed one million dollars ($1,000,000).”

To read the full text of the bill, click here.

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Jon Gottschalk
Jon Gottschalk is the Senior Marketing Director for Suretybonds.com and regularly blogs at the Surety Bond Insider to keep consumers informed on new legislation and updates in the commercial surety industry. He is also a licensed property & casualty insurance producer in Missouri.