17.56.821 CANCELLATION OR NONRENEWAL BY A PROVIDER OF FINANCIAL ASSURANCE
(1) Except as otherwise provided, a provider of financial assurance may cancel or fail to renew an assurance mechanism by sending a notice of termination by certified mail to the owner or operator.
(a) Termination of a guarantee, a surety bond, or a letter of credit may not occur until 120 days after the date on which the owner or operator receives the notice of termination, as evidenced by the return receipt.
(b) Termination of insurance, risk retention group coverage, or state-funded assurance may not occur until 60 days after the date on which the owner or operator receives the notice of termination, as evidenced by the return receipt.
(2) If a provider of financial responsibility cancels or fails to renew for reasons other than incapacity of the provider as specified in ARM 17.56.822, the owner or operator must obtain alternate coverage as specified in this section within 60 days after receipt of the notice of termination. If the owner or operator fails to obtain alternate coverage within 60 days after receipt of the notice of termination, the owner or operator must notify the director of such failure and submit:
(a) the name and address of the provider of financial assurance;
(b) the effective date of termination; and
(c) the evidence of the financial assistance mechanism subject to the termination maintained in accordance with ARM 17.56.823(2).
History: 75-11-505, MCA; IMP, 75-11-505, MCA; NEW, 1989 MAR p. 1912, Eff. 11/23/89; TRANS, from DHES, 1995 MAR p. 2259; AMD, 2007 MAR p. 1189, Eff. 8/24/07; AMD, 2018 MAR p. 1954, Eff. 10/6/18.