2010 Arkansas Code
Title 27 - Transportation
Subtitle 2 - Motor Vehicle Registration And Licensing
Chapter 19 - Motor Vehicle Safety Responsibility Act
Subchapter 1 - General Provisions
§ 27-19-107 - Self-insurers.
(a) Any religious denomination which has more than twenty-five (25) members who own motor vehicles registered in this state and which prohibits its members from purchasing insurance of any form as being contrary to its religious tenets, or any person in whose name more than twenty-five (25) vehicles are registered in this state or any political subdivision or municipality of this state, individually or collectively, may qualify as a self-insurer by obtaining a certificate of self-insurance issued by the Office of Motor Vehicle as provided in subsection (b) of this section.
(b) (1) The office may, in its discretion, upon the application of the religious denomination, person, political subdivision, or municipality, individually or collectively, issue a certificate of self-insurance when it is satisfied that the religious denomination, person, political subdivision, or municipality is possessed and will continue to be possessed of ability to pay judgments against them.
(2) The certificate may be issued authorizing a religious denomination, person, political subdivision, or municipality, individually or collectively, to act as a self-insurer for either property damage or bodily injury, or both.
(c) (1) Upon not less than five (5) days' notice and a hearing pursuant to such notice, the office may, upon reasonable grounds, cancel a certificate of self-insurance.
(2) Failure to pay any judgment within thirty (30) days after the judgment shall have become final shall constitute a reasonable ground for the cancellation of a certificate of self-insurance.
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