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Code of Virginia
Title 38.2. Insurance
Chapter 25. Mutual Assessment Property and Casualty Insurers
11/30/2021

§ 38.2-2503. Classes of insurance that may be written by mutual assessment property and casualty insurers; minimum surplus to policyholders required.

A. Any mutual assessment property and casualty insurer with surplus to policyholders of at least $25,000 may write the following classes:

1. Fire insurance as defined in § 38.2-110;

2. Miscellaneous property damage insurance as defined in § 38.2-111; and

3. Animal insurance as defined in § 38.2-116.

B. Any mutual assessment property and casualty insurer with surplus to policyholders of at least $100,000 may write the following classes of insurance, in addition to those classes enumerated in subsection A of this section:

1. Water damage insurance as defined in § 38.2-112;

2. Burglary and theft insurance as defined in § 38.2-113;

3. Glass insurance as defined in § 38.2-114;

4. Boiler and machinery insurance as defined in § 38.2-115;

5. Personal injury liability insurance as defined in § 38.2-117;

6. Property damage liability insurance as defined in § 38.2-118;

7. Marine insurance as defined in § 38.2-126;

8. Home protection insurance as defined in § 38.2-129;

9. Homeowners insurance as defined in § 38.2-130;

10. Farmowners insurance as defined in § 38.2-131;

11. Commercial multi-peril insurance as defined in § 38.2-132; and

12. Contingent and consequential losses insurance as defined in § 38.2-133.

The liability coverages specified in this subsection may be written only by insurers having a surplus to policyholders of at least $300,000 unless the coverages are fully reinsured.

C. Any mutual assessment property and casualty insurer with surplus to policyholders of at least $800,000 may write the following classes of insurance, in addition to those classes enumerated in subsections A and B of this section:

1. Workers' compensation and employers' liability insurance as defined in § 38.2-119;

2. Fidelity insurance as defined in § 38.2-120;

3. Surety insurance as defined in § 38.2-121;

4. Credit insurance as defined in § 38.2-122;

5. Motor vehicle insurance as defined in § 38.2-124;

6. Aircraft insurance as defined in § 38.2-125;

7. Legal services insurance as defined in § 38.2-127; and

8. Mortgage guaranty insurance as defined in § 38.2-128.

Code 1950, §§ 38-523, 38-526, 38-529; 1952, c. 317, § 38.1-659; 1954, c. 161; 1960, c. 292; 1962, c. 172; 1974, c. 244; 1986, c. 562.

The chapters of the acts of assembly referenced in the historical citation at the end of this section may not constitute a comprehensive list of such chapters and may exclude chapters whose provisions have expired.