Alaska Statutes.
Title 21. Insurance
Chapter 34. Surplus Lines Insurance
Section 20. Placement of Surplus Lines Insurance.
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AS 21.34.020. Placement of Surplus Lines Insurance.

(a) Insurance other than reinsurance, wet marine and transportation insurance, insurance independently procured, life insurance, health insurance except as provided in AS 21.34.035 , and annuity contracts may be procured through a surplus lines broker licensed under AS 21.27 from nonadmitted insurers if

(1) the insurer is an eligible surplus lines insurer;

(2) the full amount, kind, or class of insurance cannot be obtained from insurers who are admitted to do business in this state;

(3) the producing broker has conducted and documented a diligent search among insurers who are admitted to transact business in this state and are actually writing the particular kind or class of insurance required by the client in this state;

(4) the director authorizes an exception to (2) of this section by regulation or by written authorization for an individual placement upon written request by the broker; and

(5) all other requirements of this chapter are met.

(b) In this section,

(1) "amount" means limit, sublimit, retention, and broadening or restrictive endorsement;

(2) "class" means rating class;

(3) "kind" means one or more kinds of insurance as defined in AS 21.12.

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