Alaska Statutes.
Title 21. Insurance
Chapter 34. Surplus Lines Insurance
Section 900. Definitions.
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AS 21.34.900. Definitions.

In this chapter,

(1) "capital" means money paid in for stock or other evidence of ownership;

(2) "eligible surplus lines insurer" means a nonadmitted insurer with which a surplus lines broker may place surplus lines insurance under AS 21.34.040;

(3) "export" means to place surplus lines insurance with a nonadmitted insurer;

(4) "kind of insurance" means one of the kinds of insurance defined in AS 21.12.040 - 21.12.110;

(5) "producing broker" means the insurance producer or surplus lines broker licensed under AS 21.27 dealing directly with the client seeking insurance;

(6) "reciprocal state" means a state that the director has determined has enacted provisions substantially similar to those contained in AS 21.34.170, 21.34.180, and 21.34.210;

(7) "surplus," as used in the financial requirements of AS 21.34.040 , means money over and above liabilities and capital of the insurer for the protection of policyholders;

(8) "transaction of insurance" means the solicitation, negotiation, procurement, effectuation, or renewal of insurance; forwarding of applications; delivery of policies or contracts; inspection of risks; fixing of rates; investigation or adjustment of claims or losses; collection or forwarding of premiums; or transaction of matters subsequent to effectuation of the contract of insurance and arising out of it;

(9) "wet marine and transportation insurance" means one or more of the following:

(A) insurance upon, of interest in, or relating to vessels, crafts, hulls, except vessels of 50 displacement tons or less;

(B) insurance of marine builders risks, marine war risks, and contracts of marine protection and indemnity insurance;

(C) insurance of freight and disbursements pertaining to a subject of insurance coming within this paragraph; or

(D) insurance of personal property and interests in personal property, in course of exportation from or importation into a country or in the course of coastal or inland water transportation, including transportation by land, water, or air from point of origin to final destination in connection with any and all risks or perils of navigation, transit, or transportation, and while being repaired for and while awaiting shipment, and during any delays, transshipment, or reshipment incident to them.

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