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     33-3-307. Bonding of officers and employees. (1) When acting in a fiduciary capacity, officers and employees of each mutual insurer or stock insurer shall maintain a fidelity bond issued by an authorized corporate surety in favor of the insurer. The commissioner shall consider the insurer's exposure, total assets, and total income in determining the bond amount. In lieu of individual bonds, officers and employees may be covered under a blanket bond for the same respective amounts. The insurer shall file the blanket bond with the commissioner.
     (2) The insurer shall pay the premium for the bond.
     (3) A bond is not subject to cancellation except upon written notice to both the insurer and the commissioner, delivered not less than 30 days in advance of the effective date of the cancellation.
     (4) This section may not be considered to limit the amount of bonded protection that the insurer may carry as to any officer or employee.
     (5) The commissioner may adopt rules to determine the bond amount for officers and employees who are subject to the provisions of this section.

     History: En. Sec. 439, Ch. 286, L. 1959; R.C.M. 1947, 40-4722; amd. Sec. 13, Ch. 531, L. 1997; amd. Sec. 18, Ch. 472, L. 1999.

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