634.413 Administrative fine in lieu of suspension or revocation.—If the office finds that one or more grounds exist for the discretionary revocation or suspension of a certificate of authority issued under this part, the office may, in lieu of such suspension or revocation, impose a fine upon the insurer or service warranty association in an amount not to exceed $1,000 per violation; however, if it is found that an insurer or service warranty association has knowingly and willfully violated a lawful rule or order of the commission or office or a provision of this part, the office may impose a fine upon the insurer or association in an amount not to exceed $10,000 for each violation.
History.—s. 5, ch. 78-255; s. 3, ch. 81-148; s. 2, ch. 81-318; s. 3, ch. 83-265; ss. 9, 36, 37, 38, ch. 83-322; s. 20, ch. 93-195; s. 1497, ch. 2003-261.