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Title XXXVII
INSURANCE
Chapter 631
INSURER INSOLVENCY; GUARANTY OF PAYMENT
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F.S. 631.55
631.55 Creation of the association.
(1) There is created a nonprofit corporation to be known as the “Florida Insurance Guaranty Association, Incorporated.” All insurers defined as member insurers in s. 631.54 shall be members of the association as a condition of their authority to transact insurance in this state, and, further, as a condition of such authority, an insurer must agree to reimburse the association for all claim payments the association makes on the insurer’s behalf if such insurer is subsequently rehabilitated. The association shall perform its functions under a plan of operation established and approved under s. 631.58 and shall exercise its powers through a board of directors established under s. 631.56. The corporation shall have all those powers granted or permitted nonprofit corporations, as provided in chapter 617.
(2) For the purposes of administration and assessment, the association shall be divided into two separate accounts:
(a) The auto liability and auto physical damage account.
(b) The account for all other insurance to which this part applies.
History.s. 6, ch. 70-20; s. 117, ch. 79-40; s. 809(1st), ch. 82-243; s. 14, ch. 89-360; ss. 187, 188, ch. 91-108; s. 4, ch. 91-429; s. 4, ch. 92-345; s. 18, ch. 97-262; s. 1353, ch. 2003-261; s. 33, ch. 2006-12; s. 3, ch. 2010-49; s. 5, ch. 2015-65.