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      RS 23:1198     


§1198.  Licensing of agents; claims against insurance agents

A.  Any person soliciting membership for a fund shall be licensed by the department as a property and casualty agent.  No employees of a bona fide trade or professional association which has established a fund or employees of a fund shall be required to be so licensed if the solicitation of membership for the fund is not the primary duty of the employees.

B.  No action shall lie against an insurance agent, insurance broker, or other person involved in the marketing, selling, or solicitation of participation in funds authorized by this Subpart for any claims arising out of the insolvency of any fund or the inability of a fund to pay claims as the claims become due unless and until any claimant shall have first exhausted all remedies available to him against the members of the fund as provided by R.S. 23:1196.

Acts 1995, No. 703, §1, eff. June 21, 1995.

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