RS 22:381     


§381.  Definitions

As used in this Subpart:

(1)  "Commissioner" means the commissioner of insurance of the state of Louisiana.

(2)  "Property" means all classes of movable or immovable property recognized under the laws of this state.

(3)  "Person" means any individual, company, insurer, association, organization, reciprocal or inter-insurance exchange, partnership, business, trust, limited liability company, or corporation which provides property residual value insurance in this state.

(4)  "Property residual value insurer" means any person or organization, whether domestic, foreign, or alien, issuing or attempting to issue property residual value policies as defined herein.

(5)  "Property residual value insurance policy" means any contract, agreement, or instrument whereby a person, other than the owner, seller, lessee, or lessor of property, either directly or indirectly, assumes the risk of and/or the expense or portion thereof for the residual value of property, including but not limited to auto-gap* insurance.

(6)  "Residual value" shall mean the value of property at a specific future time, which value is determined by agreement at the time the contract of lease or sale is entered into.

Added by Acts 1981, No. 472, §1, eff. July 19, 1981.  Acts 1986, No. 849, §1; Acts 1996, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 71, §1, eff. May 10, 1996; Redesignated from R.S. 22:1900 by Acts 2008, No. 415, §1, eff. Jan. 1, 2009; Acts 2009, No. 503, §1.

*As appears in enrolled bill.