Section 11-91-2

Contracting for and purchase of insurance policies generally; requirements as to amounts of insurance under policies and coverage of policies.

(a) All such governing bodies shall have authority to contract for and purchase any or all such policies of insurance from any insurer or insurers admitted to transact the business of such insurance in the State of Alabama, and the governing bodies of all state colleges and universities shall have, in addition to powers previously granted, the authority to contract for and purchase any or all such policies of insurance from any nonprofit corporation organized and operated without profit to any private shareholder or individual exclusively for the purpose of aiding or strengthening educational institutions by issuing insurance and annuity contracts only to or for the benefit of such institutions and individuals engaged in the services of such institutions.

(b) The amounts of insurance under any such policy must be based upon some plan precluding individual selection either by such officers and employees or by the governing body.

(c) The coverage of any such policy may be limited to specified classes of officers and employees determined by conditions pertaining to employment, but there shall be no discrimination within any such specified class.

(Acts 1947, No. 376, p. 267, §2; Acts 1965, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 254, p. 368.)