Section 5-18A-4

License - Qualifications.

(a) Each applicant for a license shall satisfy all of the following requirements to qualify for a license:

(1) Have a financial statement showing that the applicant has at least twenty thousand dollars ($20,000) in unencumbered cash assets or its equivalent available for each location of the business prepared in accordance with standard accounting practices and procedures.

(2) Have no record on the part of the applicant, any director, officer, or shareholder owning more than 25 percent of the applicant, of any court findings of fraud or any official suspension or removal by any agency or department of the United States or any state from participation in the conduct of any lending, deferred presentment, or related business.

(3) Have no record of a conviction of a felony or an offense involving breach of trust, fraud, or dishonesty in any jurisdiction or a history of acting as a beneficial owner for an individual who has been convicted of a felony or an offense involving breach of trust, fraud, or dishonesty in any jurisdiction.

(b) The requirements set forth in this section shall be continuing in nature.

(Act 2003-359, p. 992, §4.)