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      RS 22:837     


§837.  Assessment on insurance premiums; method of collection; disbursement

A.  In addition to all other taxes and assessments, each insurer other than a life insurer shall be assessed and within sixty days after December thirty-first of each year shall pay to the commissioner of insurance a sum equal to one-fourth of one percent of the amount of premiums received in this state by such insurer during the preceding year ending December thirty-first.  Such assessment shall be imposed on all insurance premiums received for the insurance against loss or damage by fire of property of whatever nature and kind in the state of Louisiana.

B.  Each insurer shall submit to the commissioner of insurance a just and true account, as verified by one of its officers or other person having authority to verify such accounts of the total insurance premiums received by such insurer for insurance premiums for insurance of property of whatever nature and kind from loss or damage by fire in the state of Louisiana during the year ending December thirty-first of each year.

C.  The state treasurer shall credit the proceeds from such assessment to a special account established in the state treasury from which disbursement shall be made by the state treasurer of all the funds collected from such assessment to the Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College, Division of Continuing Education, to be used solely for the expenses in connection with the in-service fireman training program and the necessary facilities in connection therewith.

Added by Acts 1970, No. 32, §1; Acts 1984, No. 229, §1; Acts 1991, No. 1014, §1, eff. July 1, 1991; Redesignated from R.S. 22:1080 by Acts 2008, No. 415, §1, eff. Jan. 1, 2009.

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