2017 Wisconsin Statutes & Annotations
Chapter 605. Local government property insurance fund.
605.03 Coverage to be provided.

Universal Citation: WI Stat § 605.03 (2017)

605.03 Coverage to be provided.

(1)General.

(a) Mandatory coverage. Subject to par. (f), the property fund shall provide protection against fire and extended coverage perils. The coverage shall be at least as favorable as that customarily provided by policies filed with the commissioner for the use of private insurers in insuring comparable property.

(b) Optional coverage. The fund may also provide additional protection against other named perils or may provide protection on an all-risk basis, on such terms as the manager prescribes.

(c) Valuation basis. The fund may provide coverage on any appropriate valuation basis including actual cash value and replacement cost, and may cover loss from the lack of use of or reduction in the income from property caused by perils insured against.

(d) Term of policy. Subject to par. (f) 1., the manager may prescribe the time periods for which coverage is to be provided.

(e) Documents. The manager shall prepare policies and supplementary documents for the use of the fund in providing the coverage under pars. (a) and (b), but no such documents may be used by the fund if the commissioner would not approve them for the use of private insurers.

(f) Limits on issuance, renewal, and filing claims; final distribution.

1. No coverage under the property fund may be issued on or after July 1, 2017. No coverage may be renewed after December 31, 2017. No coverage may terminate later than December 31, 2018.

2. All claims must be filed with the property fund by no later than July 1, 2019. No claim filed after July 1, 2019, will be covered by the fund.

3. Upon the cessation of all operations of the property fund, the manager shall distribute any moneys remaining in the fund among the local governmental units that were insured under the fund on July 1, 2017.

(2)Coinsurance. The manager may prescribe by rule the percentages of value or cost for which coverage may be provided.

(3)Deductibles. The manager may prescribe by rule that small losses in any one occurrence shall not be paid.

History: 1973 c. 117; 2007 a. 168; 2017 a. 59.

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