Section 27-44-2

Purpose of chapter.

(a) The purpose of this chapter is to protect, subject to certain limitations, the persons specified in Section 27-44-3(a) against failure in the performance of contractual obligations, under life and disability insurance policies and annuity contracts specified in Section 27-44-3(b), because of the impairment or insolvency of the member insurer that issued the policies or contracts.

(b) To provide this protection, an association of insurers is created to pay benefits and to continue coverages as limited by this chapter, and members of the association are subject to assessment to provide funds to carry out the purpose of this chapter.

(Acts 1982, No. 82-561, p. 922, §2; Act 2012-319, p. 724, §1.)