Contents 449-1 Definitions 449-1.5 Applicability of chapter 449-1.6 Name of escrow depository 449-1.7 Indicia of escrow depository prohibited 449-1.8 Confidential portion of application or records 449-1.9 Powers of commissioner 449-2 Rules 449-3 Excepted from this chapter 449-4 Administrative penalty 449-5 License required to act as escrow depository 449-5.5 Net capital 449-6 Application for license 449-7 Investigation and ruling 449-7.4 Grant of approval 449-7.5 Licensing requirements 449-8 Issuance and renewal of license 449-8.5 Denial of license 449-8.6 Sale or transfer of license or change in control 449-9 Escrow depository's bond 449-10 Suit on bond 449-11 Fidelity bonds; deposit 449-12 Errors and omissions insurance; deposit 449-13 Cancellation of bonds or insurance; withdrawal of deposits 449-14 Fees 449-15 Audited statements 449-16 Accounting for moneys, property, etc. 449-16.5 Earnings on funds 449-17 Revocation and suspension of licenses 449-18 Repealed 449-19 Relocation of office 449-20 Branch offices 449-20.5 Closing branch office 449-21 Maintenance of books and records 449-22 Examinations 449-23 Removal of officers or directors 449-24 Termination of escrow depository operations

     §449-8  Issuance and renewal of license.  After approval of the application, and payment of the license fee, the commissioner shall issue to the applicant a license to act as an escrow depository.  The license shall be effective only upon the applicant's filing with the commissioner an escrow depository's bond and evidence that fidelity bonds and errors and omissions insurance, or cash or securities deposits permitted in lieu thereof, have been obtained, all as provided in sections 449-9, 449-11, and 449-12.  The license shall be renewed annually, as of July 1, upon payment of the annual renewal fee and the finding of the commissioner, from the information contained in the annual corporate exhibit of the licensee or investigation or hearing, that the licensee continues to meet the qualifications for licensing and has continued in force the bonds and insurance or the cash or securities deposits permitted in lieu thereof. [L 1967, c 144, pt of §1; HRS §449-8; am L 1970, c 72, §1; am L 1985, c 269, §50; am L 1992, c 205, §9]