|(a) For the purposes of this section the following definitions apply: (1) Educational material--Printed or electronic materials with content intended to enhance the recipient's knowledge of insurance-related topics. (2) Educational presentation--A live presentation allowing for questions or discussion given to a group of three or more licensees and that provides information intended to enhance the recipient's knowledge of insurance-related topics. (3) State or national insurance association--A membership organization: (A) organized as an association or corporation under state law; (B) based on paid memberships renewable annually or biennially for an additional membership fee; and (C) organized for the express purpose of promoting the interests of insurance licensees or a class of insurance licensees, including those classes based on license type or regional, gender, religious, or minority interests. (b) Licensees who currently hold a national designation certification or are members in good standing of a state or national insurance association may receive up to four hours of self study continuing education credit per reporting period as follows: (1) by accumulating up to two hours for reviewing educational materials provided by the national designation sponsor or state or national insurance association in which they hold a designation or are members; and (2) by accumulating up to four hours for attending educational presentations sponsored by the national designation sponsor or state or national association in which they hold a designation or are members. (c) A licensee may accumulate hours from different national designations or state or national insurance associations in which they hold a designation or membership to reach the four-hour limit, but regardless of the number of designations or association memberships or hours accumulated, the licensee may not claim more than four hours of credit under this section towards completing the licensee's continuing education requirement for any reporting period. (d) Continuing education hours under this section shall apply only as self study credit and shall not count towards the licensee's ethics, classroom, or classroom equivalent continuing education requirements. (e) A licensee claiming hours under this section may claim the actual time, up to an accumulated total of four hours, that the licensee needed to review the educational material or the duration of the educational presentation.