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      RS 22:498     


§498.  Policyholder's liability

A.  Notwithstanding any other provisions in this Subpart, any contract of insurance issued by an admitted risk retention group may provide for the contingent liability of the policyholder for payment of actual losses and expenses incurred while such contract was in force, provided prior approval is granted by the commissioner of insurance.

B.  Each assessable policy issued by an admitted risk retention group shall provide the following notice in ten-point print:  "This is an assessable policy.  The maximum potential contingent liability shall not exceed one annual premium per annum."

C.  The contingent liability of each member of the group for the obligations of the risk retention group shall not be joint but shall be individual and several.

D.  "Risk retention group", in this Section, means any corporation or other limited liability association organized pursuant to 15 U.S.C. 3901 and 3902, the Federal Liability Risk Retention Act of 1986, having the following:

(1)  The group is chartered or licensed as an insurance company in at least one state and is chartered or licensed as an insurance company or registered as a risk retention group in at least thirty states.

(2)  The group maintains admitted assets at all times in an amount which is equal to or exceeds twenty million dollars.

Acts 1990, No. 138, §1; Redesignated from R.S. 22:2086 by Acts 2008, No. 415, §1, eff. Jan. 1, 2009; Acts 2009, No. 503, §1.

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