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      RS 22:572     

  

§572.  Written catastrophe response plans

Every insurer writing any form of commercial or residential property insurance, automobile insurance, marine, or inland marine insurance or writing life or health and accident insurance shall maintain a written catastrophe response plan or plan that describes how the insurer will respond to a catastrophe affecting its policyholders.  Additionally, each  health maintenance organization, managing general agent, and third-party administrator shall maintain a written catastrophe response plan or plan that describes how it will respond to a catastrophe affecting its business operations.  During an examination required by R.S. 22:1981, or at such other time as the commissioner deems appropriate, he shall review the written catastrophe response plan of each insurer, health maintenance organization, managing general agent, and third-party administrator, the insurance written, and the response plan most appropriate for the type of insureds or business operations at issue.  The written catastrophe response plan of each insurer, health maintenance organization, managing general agent, and third-party administrator shall be deemed to be confidential, proprietary information subject to the protections of the Uniform Trade Secrets Act, pursuant to Chapter 13-A of Title 51 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950, shall not be subject to the public records disclosures of R.S. 44:1, and shall not be made public by the commissioner.

Acts 1991, No. 949, §1, eff. July 24, 1991; Redesignated from R.S. 22:1469 by Acts 2008, No. 415, §1, eff. Jan. 1, 2009; Acts 2009, No. 503, §1.

NOTE:  Former R.S. 22:572 redesignated as R.S. 22:312 by Acts 2008, No. 415, §1, eff. Jan. 1, 2009.



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