Section 8-37-4

(Effective January 1, 2018) Reimbursements; coverage; effect of cancellation or termination.

(a) A contractual liability or other insurance policy insuring a GAP waiver shall state the obligation of the insurer to reimburse or pay to the creditor any sums the creditor is legally obligated to waive under the GAP waiver issued by the creditor and purchased or held by the borrower.

(b) Coverage under a contractual liability or other insurance policy insuring a GAP waiver shall also cover any subsequent assignee upon the assignment, sale, or transfer of the finance agreement.

(c) Coverage under a contractual liability or other insurance policy insuring a GAP waiver shall remain in effect unless cancelled or terminated in compliance with applicable insurance laws of this state.

(d) The cancellation or termination of a contractual liability or other insurance policy shall not reduce the insurer's responsibility for GAP waivers issued by the creditor prior to the date of cancellation or termination and for which premium has been received by the insurer.

(Act 2017-392, §1.)