33-18-212. Illegal dealing in premiums -- improper charges for insurance. (1) A person may not willfully collect any sum as a premium or charge for insurance that is not then provided or is not in due course to be provided, subject to acceptance of the risk by the insurer, by an insurance policy issued by an insurer as authorized by this code.
(2) A person may not willfully collect as a premium or charge for insurance any sum in excess of or less than the premium or charge applicable to the insurance and, as specified in the policy, in accordance with the applicable classifications and rates filed with or approved by the commissioner; or in cases in which classifications, premiums, or rates are not required by this code to be filed or approved, the premiums and charges may not be in excess of or less than those specified in the policy and as fixed by the insurer. This provision may not prohibit the charging and collection, by surplus lines insurance producers licensed under chapter 2, part 3, of the amount of applicable state and federal taxes in addition to the premium required by the insurer. This provision may not prohibit the charging and collection, by a life insurer, of amounts actually to be expended for medical examination of an applicant for life insurance or for reinstatement of a life insurance policy.
(3) This section does not prohibit the charging and collection of a flat fee by a surplus lines insurance producer as specified in 33-2-320 for transaction of surplus lines insurance policies.