Chapter 103
2019 -- H 5457
Enacted 07/08/2019

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Introduced By: Representatives Kennedy, Azzinaro, Johnston, and Casey
Date Introduced: February 14, 2019

It is enacted by the General Assembly as follows:
     SECTION 1. Chapter 27-3 of the General Laws entitled "Surplus Lines Insurance" is
hereby amended by adding thereto the following section:
     27-3-38.3. Exception to life and health and accident exemption.
     The provisions of this chapter do not apply to life and health and accident, as noted in ยง
27-3-38(a), and surplus lines brokers may not place insurance in those lines in the surplus market.
An exception is hereby made to this prohibition for the procurement of disability insurance with a
benefit limit in excess of a benefit limit available from an admitted insurer. For that class of
business only, a broker may obtain insurance from the surplus market.
     SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon passage.