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      RS 22:145     


§145.  Deposit

A.(1)  All domestic industrial insurers organized after 12:00 noon on the effective date of this Act, shall deposit with the commissioner of insurance a safekeeping or trust receipt from a bank doing business in Louisiana, or a savings and loan association chartered to do business in Louisiana, indicating that fifty thousand dollars in money, or approved bonds of the United States, the state of Louisiana, or any political subdivision thereof, of the par value of not less than fifty thousand dollars has been deposited.

(2)  All domestic industrial insurers already organized and qualified as of 12:00 noon on the effective date of this Section, shall maintain the minimum deposit required under the law as of that date, and thereafter shall increase their deposit at the rate of five hundred dollars for each one thousand new policyholders until said deposit reaches fifty thousand dollars.

B.  This deposit shall be held subject to any claim, lien, or judgment that may be judicially obtained against any such insurer in any court of this state or any federal court in this state, arising from any contract of insurance entered into in this state.

Acts 1958, No. 125.  Amended by Acts 1960, No. 151, §1; Acts 1974, No. 4, §2; Acts 1981, No. 856, §1; Acts 1982, No. 748, §1; Redesignated from R.S. 22:255 by Acts 2008, No. 415, §1, eff. Jan. 1, 2009.

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