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      RS 22:165     

  

§165.  Minimum application and surplus requirements

A.  A domestic reciprocal insurer, if it has otherwise complied with the provisions of this Code, may be authorized to exchange contracts of insurance in this state upon qualifying therefor and by having initial minimum assets as follows:

Initial

Minimum

Insurance

Surplus

(1)

Health and accident

$  300,000

(2)

Vehicle

1,000,000

(3)

Liability

1,000,000

(4)

Workers' compensation

(a)  Any company organized and authorized to

transact workers' compensation only on or

before July 27, 1966

150,000

(b)  Any company organized and authorized to

transact workers' compensation only after

July 27, 1966

1,000,000

(5)

Burglary and forgery

1,000,000

(6)

Fidelity

1,000,000

(7)

Title

75,000

(8)

Fire and allied lines

1,000,000

(9)

Steam boiler and sprinkler damage

1,000,000

(10)

Crop


(a)  Any company organized and authorized to

transact crop insurance only on or before

July 27, 1966

250,000

(b)  Any company organized and authorized to

transact crop insurance only after

July 27, 1966

1,000,000

(11)

Marine and transportation

1,000,000

(12)

Miscellaneous

1,000,000

(13)

Homeowners' insurance

1,000,000

(14)

Credit health and accident insurance

300,000

(15)

Credit property and casualty insurance

1,000,000

(16)

Surety

1,000,000

(17)

Industrial fire

300,000

(18)

All insurances, except life and title

1,000,000

B.  Insurers already organized and qualified under the laws of this state as of July 27, 1966, shall continue to have the same underwriting powers they had as of that date, provided all such insurers shall increase the surplus requirements to the amounts set out in Subsection A of this Section on or before August 1, 1967.

Acts 1958, No. 125.  Amended by Acts 1958, No. 102, §1; Acts 1962, No. 50, §1; Acts 1966, No. 72, §1; Acts 1983, 1st Ex.Sess., No. 1, §6; Redesignated from R.S. 22:435 by Acts 2008, No. 415, §1, eff. Jan. 1, 2009; Acts 2009, No. 326, §1, eff. Jan. 1, 2010; Acts 2009, No. 503, §1.

NOTE:  Former R.S. 22:165 redesignated as R.S. 22:755 by Acts 2008, No. 415, §1, eff. Jan. 1, 2009.



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