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      RS 22:114     


§114.  Hull insurance

A.  For the purposes of this Section, "hull insurance" is that part of marine and transportation insurance limited to the total or partial loss of a commercial fishing vessel and any tackle, fittings, equipment, stores, boats, furniture, machinery, and appurtenances thereon due to any natural or man-made causes.

B.  A nonprofit domestic mutual insurer organized to provide hull insurance, in whole or in part, is exempted from the surplus requirements listed in R.S. 22:111(A)(17).  Such insurer may provide hull insurance, in whole or in part, not to exceed the amount of paid-in surplus, but in no case shall the minimum surplus be less than one hundred thousand dollars.

C.  The insurer under this Section may provide hull insurance in any amount and for any coverage as the bylaws or charter of the insurer provide.

D.  The insurer under this Section shall conform to all applicable provisions of this Title and all rules and regulations of the commissioner of insurance.

Acts 1985, No. 504, §1; Redesignated from R.S. 22:122 by Acts 2008, No. 415, §1, eff. Jan. 1, 2009.

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