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      RS 22:1456     


§1456. Scope of rate regulation

            A. This Subpart applies to fire, marine and transportation, title insurance, and casualty insurance risks or operations in this state.

            B.(1) For the purpose of this Subpart, fire insurance includes insurance coverage as defined in R.S. 22:47(10), (11)(b), and (12), and such other coverages as are usually written by fire insurers other than motor vehicle insurance; marine and transportation insurance includes personal floater insurance and the kinds of insurance defined in R.S. 22:47(13) and such other inland marine coverages as may be so established by interpretation, by ruling of the commissioner of insurance, or by general customs of the business; title insurance includes the kind of insurance coverage as defined in R.S. 22:47(9); and casualty insurance includes the kinds of casualty insurance defined in R.S. 22:47(3), (4), (5), and (6), except personal property floater, R.S. 22:47(7), (8), and (11)(a), and such other coverages as are usually written by casualty insurers.

            (2) Notwithstanding any other law to the contrary, any authorized insurer or surplus lines insurer providing liability coverage for public carrier vehicles, as defined by R.S. 45:200.2(2), shall be subject to the provisions of this Subpart.

            C. This Subpart shall not apply:

            (1) To reinsurance, other than joint reinsurance to the extent stated in R.S. 22:1472.

            (2) To insurance of vessels or craft, their cargoes, marine builders' risks, marine protection and indemnity; or other risks commonly insured under marine, as distinguished from inland marine, insurance policies.

            (3) To insurance against loss or damage to aircraft or against liability, other than workers' compensation and employers' liability arising out of the ownership, maintenance or use of aircraft, nor to insurance of hulls of aircraft, including their accessories and equipment.

            (4) To health and accident insurance.

            D. If any kind of insurance, subdivision or combination thereof or type of coverage is subject to regulation under Sections of this Subpart, the provisions of which conflict, an insurer to which such conflicting provisions are otherwise applicable shall file with the commissioner of insurance a designation as to which of said sections shall be applicable to it with respect to such kind of insurance, subdivision or combination thereof or type of coverage.

            Acts 1958, No. 125. Amended by Acts 1960, No. 296, §1; Acts 1983, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 1, §6; Acts 2002, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 160, §1; Acts 2007, No. 459, §4, eff. Jan. 1, 2008; Redesignated from R.S. 22:1403 by Acts 2008, No. 415, §1, eff. Jan. 1, 2009; Acts 2010, No. 703, §1, eff. Jan. 1, 2011; Acts 2015, No. 193, §1.

NOTE: Former R.S. 22:1456 redesignated as R.S. 22:17 by Acts 2008, No. 415, §1, eff. Jan. 1, 2009.

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