23
Jun

Florida’s Insurance Commissioner Issues Final Order to Infinity Surety for Unauthorized Sale of Insurance Products

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Insurance Commissioner Kevin McCarty announced the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation (Office) has issued a Final Order to Cease and Disist to Infinity Surety (Infinity) of Saginaw, Texas, and its president, George D. Black, for selling unauthorized surety insurance in Florida.  This information was announced on June 17, 2010 on the Florida Office […]

15
Apr

Florida Nurses and Nursing Students with Criminal Convictions

When the SB 1986 law was passed, it became much more difficult to get a license to become an APRN, RN or LPN, and keep it,  if the applicant has a criminal conviction.  Below is the link from the Florida Nurses Association website regarding SB 1986.  http://www.floridanurse.org/legislative/index.asp This is the cut and paste of the information available from the […]

7
Apr

Loan Modification Licensure in Florida is Now an Industry with Regulation

The days of simply opening up and starting a loan modification business have come to an end in Florida. Individuals or businesses providing loan modification services must now be licensed as a mortgage broker by the Florida Office of Financial Regulation (OFR) in order to conduct business. The Florida Legislature recently passed Senate Bill SB 2226. […]

23
Mar

Department of Business and Professional Regulation Sweeps Miami for Unlicensed Veterinarians

March 3, 2010 MIAMI—Yesterday, the Department of Business and Professional Regulation completed an unlicensed veterinarian sweep at the Calder Casino & Race Course. Department investigators and inspectors had checked 22 licenses, conducted inspections of the veterinary trucks on-site and found 100 percent compliance with the state licensing and regulatory requirements. “Ensuring that veterinarians meet state […]