2006 Louisiana Laws - RS 22:743 — Appointment of assistants
§743. Appointment of assistants
A. For the purpose of this Part, and in connection with proceedings involving only domestic insurers, the commissioner of insurance shall have the power to appoint one or more special deputies as his agent or agents and to employ such clerks, or assistants as may by him be deemed necessary, and to give each of such persons such powers to assist him as he may consider wise. The compensation of every such special deputy, agent, clerk, or assistant shall be fixed, and all expenses of taking possession of the property of the insurer and the administration thereof shall be approved, by the commissioner of insurance, all subject to the approval of the court, and shall be paid out of the funds or assets of the insurer.
B. The attorney general shall provide representation for the commissioner of insurance in all matters covered under this Part. The attorney general may, in cases in which he deems it appropriate, appoint special counsel to provide this representation. The attorney general shall submit his certification of expenses and legal fees, both for staff and outside counsel, to the court for approval. Upon approval by the court, these amounts shall be paid out of the funds or assets of the insurer.
C. Attorneys employed by the attorney general for purposes of this Section shall be named by the commissioner of insurance, with the approval of the attorney general, and shall perform their duties under the supervision of the attorney general.
Acts 1958, No. 125. Amended by Acts 1979, No. 116, §1, eff. June 29, 1979; Acts 1991, No. 382, §1, eff. July 6, 1991.
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