(a) Except as otherwise provided in subsection (b) of this section, each PSO shall, on an ongoing basis, maintain a minimum net worth in cash or cash equivalents of the greater of:
(1) Seven hundred fifty thousand dollars ($750,000) cash or cash equivalents; or
(2) Forty percent (40%) of the minimum net worth required.
(b) The Division may lower the threshold for minimum net worth held in cash or cash equivalents by PSOs that operate primarily in rural areas.
(c) Cash or cash equivalents held to meet the net worth requirement shall be current assets of the PSO. (1998-227, s. 1.)