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- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 21. Insurance
- Chapter 34. Surplus Lines Insurance
- Section 100. Evidence of Insurance.
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AS 21.34.100. Evidence of Insurance.
- (a) When surplus lines insurance is placed, the surplus lines broker shall promptly deliver to the named insured or the
producing broker the policy or, if the policy is not then available, a cover note, binder, or other
evidence of insurance. The cover note, binder, or other evidence of insurance for the named insured shall
be executed by the surplus lines broker and must contain a summary of all material facts that would regularly be
included in the policy, the description and location of the subject of insurance, a general description of the
coverages of the insurance, the premium and rate charged and taxes to be collected from the insured, the name and
address of the insured, the name of each surplus lines insurer and the percentage of the entire risk assumed by each,
the name of the surplus lines broker, and the license number of the surplus lines broker.
- (b) A surplus lines broker may not issue or deliver evidence of insurance or purport to insure or represent that insurance
will be or has been written by an eligible surplus lines insurer, or a nonadmitted insurer under AS 21.34.060
, unless the surplus lines broker has authority from the insurer to cause the risk to be insured or has received
information from the insurer in the regular course of business that the insurance has been granted.
- (c) If, after delivery of evidence of insurance, there is a change in the identity of the insurers or the percentage of
the risk assumed by an insurer or another material change in coverage from that stated in the surplus lines broker's
original evidence of insurance or in other material concerning the evidenced insurance, the surplus lines broker shall
promptly issue and deliver to the insured or the producing broker an appropriate substitute for or endorsement of the
original document, accurately showing the current status of the coverage and the insurer's responsibility.
- (d) A surplus lines broker who fails to comply with this section is subject to the penalties in AS 21.34.230
- (e) Every evidence of insurance negotiated, placed, or procured under this chapter issued by a surplus lines broker must
bear the name of the surplus lines broker, which may not be covered, concealed, or obscured by the producing broker,
and the following legend in at least 10-point type: "This is evidence of insurance procured and developed under the
Alaska Surplus Lines Law, AS 21.34. It is not covered by the
Alaska Insurance Guaranty Association Act, AS 21.80."
- (f) A producing broker or other licensee may issue to a person, other than the named insured, a certificate as
evidence of insurance negotiated, placed, or
procured under this chapter. The certificate must bear the name of the surplus lines broker, which may not be covered, concealed, or
obscured by the producing broker, and the following legend in at least 10-point type: "This is evidence of insurance
procured and developed under the Alaska Surplus Lines Law, AS 21.34. It is not covered by the Alaska Insurance Guaranty
Association Act, AS 21.80."
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