§449-7.5 Licensing requirements. (a) Every corporation desiring to be licensed as an escrow depository shall be incorporated in this State and have and maintain a principal place of business in the State for the transaction of its escrow depository business.
(b) A license issued under this chapter shall be prominently displayed in the place or places of business of the escrow depository.
(c) The escrow depository business shall be under the direct management of an officer, or an employee, designated by its board of directors as escrow officer for the corporation. The licensee shall inform the commissioner in writing of any change to the designated escrow officer for the corporation at least fifteen days prior to the change, unless the change occurs so unexpectedly that the licensee is unable to provide fifteen days' prior notice; provided that when unexpected circumstances prevent prior notice, the licensee shall provide notice within five business days after the change. Within five business days of the designation of a new escrow officer by its board of directors, the licensee shall inform the commissioner in writing of the new escrow officer for the corporation, setting forth the experience, integrity, and competency of the new designated escrow officer in handling escrow transactions, and such other information as may be required by the commissioner. [L 1973, c 140, §1; am L 1985, c 269, §50; gen ch 1985; am L 1992, c 205, §8; am L 2013, c 166, §5]