• Current through October 23, 2012

This chapter shall apply to all forms of fire, casualty, motor vehicle, explosion, sprinkler leakage, and inland marine insurance in the District and to all forms of insurance within the scope of Chapter 25 of this title; provided, that this chapter shall not apply to reinsurance other than joint reinsurance to the extent provided in this chapter, and shall not apply to:

(1) Insurance of vessels or craft, their cargoes, marine builders' risks, marine protection and indemnity, or other risks commonly insured under marine, as distinguished from inland marine, insurance policies;

(2) Title insurance;

(3) Accident and health insurance;

(4) Insurance against loss of or damage to aircraft or to liability, other than workmen's compensation and employers' liability, arising out of the ownership, maintenance, or use of aircraft; and

(5) To insurance issued to self-insurers and insuring against loss in excess of at least $10,000 resulting from any 1 accident or event, except when rates therefor are made by a rating organization.

(May 20, 1948, 62 Stat. 242, ch. 324, § 2; Oct. 21, 1993, D.C. Law 10-40, § 14, 40 DCR 6009.)


Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 35-1702.

1973 Ed., § 35-1502.

Legislative History of Laws

Law 10-40, the "Insurance Regulatory Trust Fund Act of 1993," was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 10-93, which was referred to the Committee on Consumer and Regulatory Affairs. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on June 29, 1993, and July 13, 1993, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on August 4, 1993, it was assigned Act No. 10-75 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 10-40 became effective on October 21, 1993.