(a) The license of a producer or service representative shall state the name and address of the licensee, the personal identification number, date of issuance, the lines of authority, the expiration date, and any other information the commissioner deems necessary.
(b) Licensees shall inform the commissioner by any means acceptable to the commissioner of a change in legal name, mailing address, or electronic mail address within 30 days of the change. Failure to timely inform the commissioner of a change in legal name, mailing address, or electronic mail address shall result in a penalty of fifty dollars ($50).
(c) In order to assist in the performance of the commissioner's duties, the commissioner may contract with nongovernmental entities, including the NAIC or any affiliates or subsidiaries that the NAIC oversees, to perform any ministerial functions, including the collection of fees, related to producer licensing that the commissioner may deem appropriate.
(d) The commissioner may participate, in whole or in part, with the NAIC or any affiliates or subsidiaries the NAIC oversees in a centralized producer license registry where the producer licenses and appointments may be centrally or simultaneously effected for all states that require a producer license and participate in the centralized producer license registry.
(e) If the commissioner finds that participation in a centralized producer license registry is in the public interest, the commissioner may adopt any uniform standards and procedures as are necessary to participate in the registry, to include the central collection of all fees for licenses or appointments that are processed through the registry.