2009 New Jersey Code
34:15-120.19. Insolvency Fund
TITLE 34 - LABOR AND WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION
34:15-120.19 - Insolvency Fund
5. Upon the adoption of a plan of operation or the adoption of rules by the commissioner pursuant to subsection a. of section 6 of this act, there shall be created an Insolvency Fund to be managed by the association.
a. The Insolvency Fund is created for purposes of meeting the obligations of insolvent members incurred while members of the association and other insolvent self-insurers as provided in section 15 of this act and after the exhaustion of any bond, as required under chapter 15 of Title 34 of the Revised Statutes. However, if the bond, surety, or reinsurance policy is payable to the association, the association shall commence to provide benefits out of the fund and be reimbursed from the bond, surety, or reinsurance policy. The method of operation of the fund shall be defined in the plan of operation pursuant to section 6 of this act.
b. The department shall have the authority to audit the financial soundness of the fund annually.
c. The commissioner may offer certain amendments to the plan of operation to the board of directors for purposes of assuring the ongoing financial soundness of the fund and its ability to meet the obligations of this act.
d. The department actuary may make recommendations to improve the orderly payment of claims.
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