2015 Hawaii Revised Statutes
TITLE 24. INSURANCE
431K. Risk Retention
431K-8 Restrictions on insurance purchased by purchasing groups.

HI Rev Stat § 431K-8 (2015) What's This?

§431K-8 Restrictions on insurance purchased by purchasing groups. (a) A purchasing group located in this State may not purchase insurance from:

(1) A risk retention group that is not chartered in this State; or

(2) An insurer not authorized in this State,

unless the purchase is made through a licensed producer acting pursuant to the surplus lines laws set forth in article 8 of chapter 431.

(b) The terms of any liability insurance policy obtained by a purchasing group shall not provide nor be construed to provide insurance coverage prohibited by chapter 431 or declared unlawful by the highest court of this State.

(c) A purchasing group which obtains liability insurance from an insurer not authorized in this State or a risk retention group shall inform each of the members of the group which have a risk resident or located in this State that the risk retention group or insurer may not be subject to any insurance laws of this State.

(d) No purchasing group may purchase insurance providing for a deductible or self-insured retention unless the deductible or self-insured retention shall be the sole responsibility of each individual member of the purchasing group. [L 1987, c 180, pt of §1; am L 1989, c 272, §7; am L 1998, c 76, §1; am L 2002, c 155, §100; am L 2006, c 154, §42]

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