TO: All Licensees, Insurance Companies, and Interested Parties
PURPOSE: This bulletin is issued for the purpose of revoking bulletins issued by the Division of Insurance that have become obsolete. In a review done by the division, it was found that a number of bulletins still on the books are obsolete or have been replaced by regulations or up-to-date bulletins and, thus, have been rescinded by implication. The following bulletins are now revoked and no longer in effect:
B72-3 dated 05/19/72 -- Assigning classifications for hunting or fishing guides.
B76-2 dated 01/07/76 -- Addressing the required company annual statement and fee to be filed with the NAIC Statistical Reporting System.
B77-3 dated 03/25/77 -- Setting guidelines for temporary licenses issued to insurance agents after April 15, 1977.
B77-6 dated 05/27/77 -- Summarizing changes in law regarding fire insurance rate credit.
B78-2 dated 04/20/78 -- Setting requirements for the placement of rural property insurance.
B78-3 dated 04/26/78 -- Clarifying Bulletin 78-2 and establishing guidelines for the operation of a dwelling property program for rural dwelling property insurance.
B78-8 dated 10/02/78 -- Providing notice of preliminary injunction in Alaska Pacific Insurance Co. vs. State of Alaska, IJU-78-10-MV respecting Alaska Statute (AS) 28.15.151 and access to an individual's driving record.
B79-4 dated 03/13/79 -- Clarifying the division's position regarding combined single limit automobile liability insurance policies.
B79-8 dated 07/09/79 -- Clarifying credit life and disability insurance nomenclature and addressing how it may be sold.
B80-1 dated 02/08/80 -- Withdrawing Bulletin 76-8, dated October 1, 1976, and listing changes in the filing of surplus lines affidavits.
B80-2 dated 02/25/80 -- Addressing and changing the appointment of agents, general agents, and managers; changed the Appointment Form 08-230 from
an annually-filed document to a permanent document.
B80-3 dated 06/18/80 -- Addressing the need to use the surplus lines markets for workers' compensation aviation classification due to situations that arose in the aviation industry with the advent of deregulation.
B81-3 dated 11/01/81 -- Withdrawing Bulletin 80-7, which designated the Automobile Insurance Plan Service Office (AIPSO) as the statistical agent for all assigned risk automobile statistics.
B82-7 dated 10/07/82 -- Removing Oceanus Mutual Underwriting Association (Bermuda) Limited from the eligible unauthorized insurer's list.
B82-8 dated 10/07/82 -- Ordering all surplus lines brokers to cease using Amherst Insurance Company due to insolvency.
B83-3 dated 05/02/83 -- Advising licensed brokers and surplus lines brokers placing coverage with Oceanus Mutual Underwriting Association (Bermuda) Ltd. that they do so at the peril of standing in the shoes of the insurance company.
B83-5 dated 05/03/83 -- Establishing new guidelines for qualifying tests and examination procedures for producers.
B83-7 dated 07/08/83 -- Suspending all business of California Pacific Life Insurance Company for one year.
B84-3 dated 08/22/84 -- Summarizing changes in insurance law passed in 1984 by the 13th Alaska Legislature during its 2nd Session.
B85-4 dated 06/06/85 -- Distributing a new Surplus Lines Brokers Premium Report Form 08-205A (Rev. 5/85).
B87-2 dated 08/26/87 -- Advising insurers and surplus line brokers of the specific language required as an endorsement on surplus lines policies issued in Alaska. It is required for insurance placed with a nonadmitted or unauthorized insurer.
B88-1 dated 05/16/88 -- Listing new fee regulation and changes to license requirements.
B88-2 dated 04/06/88 -- Setting guidelines for surplus line brokers requesting a refund for the overpayment of premium taxes.
B88-2A dated 04/14/88 -- Clarifying Bulletin 88-2 regarding surplus lines premium tax overpayment.
B88-4 dated 04/15/88 -- Addressing commercial policy marketing regarding the difficulty of placing coverages due to the economic difficulties being experienced in Alaska.
B88-5 dated 06/15/88 -- Clarifying the division's interpretation of employees acting as service representatives, agents, or solicitors.
B88-6 dated 05/16/88 -- Requiring the NAIC-assigned company number on all rate and form filings.
B88-8 dated 07/22/88 -- Changing the address for submission of all life, health, and annuity rate form filings.
B89-3 dated 06/01/89 -- Establishing procedures for the filing of surplus lines affidavits and withdrawing Bulletin 86-3.
B90-2 dated 04/11/90 -- Addressing the necessity for third-party administrators to be licensed.
B91-6 dated 09/04/91 -- Requesting interested parties in the insurance industry to participate on task forces to address producer licensing procedures for legislation to be introduced during the 1992 session.
B92-5 dated 09/01/92 -- Clarifying new legislative license renewal requirements for producers.
B92-6 dated 11/30/92 -- Clarifying minimum benefit limits for mandated alcoholism or drug abuse insurance coverage.
B93-3 dated 01/28/93 -- Withdrawing Bulletin 71-3 and listing the new procedures for filing forms, rates, manuals, rating plans, and rules.
B93-12 dated 08/05/93 -- Changing the petition licensing examination schedule because of the low volume of requests received.
B94-1 dated 01/25/94 -- Amending the list of eligible surplus lines insurers in Alaska by adding Houston Casualty Company and deleting Health Facilities Insurance Corporation.
B94-2 dated 01/28/94 -- Listing the accredited reinsurers in the State of Alaska.
Dated this 1st day of September 1995.