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The DC Code: § 31-4106 Purchasing groups--Exemption from certain laws.

Index31 Insurance and Securities. (Refs & Annos)

A purchasing group and its insurer or insurers shall be subject to all applicable laws of the District, except that a purchasing group and its insurer or insurers shall be exempt, in regard to liability insurance for the purchasing group, from any law that would:

1
Prohibit the establishment of a purchasing group;
2
Make it unlawful for an insurer to provide, or offer to provide, insurance on a basis providing to a purchasing group or its members advantages based on their loss and expense experience not afforded to other persons with respect to rates, policy forms, coverages, or other matters;
3
Prohibit a purchasing group or its members from purchasing insurance on a group basis described in paragraph (2) of this section;
4
Prohibit a purchasing group from obtaining insurance on a group because the group has not been in existence for a minimum period of time or because any member has not belonged to the group for a minimum period of time;
5
Require that a purchasing group must have a minimum number of common ownership or affiliation, or certain legal form;
6
Require that a certain percentage of a purchasing group must obtain insurance on a group basis;
7
Otherwise discriminate against a purchasing group or any of its members; or
8
Require that any insurance policy issued to a purchasing group or any of its members be countersigned by an insurance agent or broker residing in the District.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 35-2906. Legislative History of Laws For legislative history of D.C. Law 10-46, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 31-4101. DC CODE § 31-4106 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Oct. 21, 1993, D.C. Law 10-46, § 7, 40 DCR 6082.)