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Colorado Revised Statutes Title 10. Insurance § 10-4-113. Exemptions

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(1) The commissioner shall have authority to grant reasonable exemptions from the provisions of sections 10-4-107 , 10-4-108(1) , 10-4-109(1) , 10-4-109.5 , 10-4-109.7 , 10-4-110(1) , and 10-4-110.5 if compliance therewith is shown to be impracticable.  Such exemptions may be granted to individual companies or by insurance line, type, or class and may be based on any of the following reasons:

(a) If the primary insurer, due to forces outside its control, has lost all or a significant portion of its reinsurance and the insurer can provide proof that the continuance of coverage or the continuance of the same premium and coverage would endanger the direct insurer's solvency;

(b) If a policy issued in this state covers risks with multistate locations, except with respect to coverages applicable to locations within this state;

(c) If the insurer is obligated and fails to send advance notice of cancellation or nonrenewal to any designated mortgagee or loss payee or motor carrier commission;

(d) If the insured has replaced his coverage or has specifically requested cancellation.  The insurer must maintain in its file properly documented proof that termination was made at the request of the insured.  This applies also to reduction in coverage specifically requested by the insured.

(e) If the policy has been in effect for less than sixty days at the time the notice is mailed or delivered, unless the policy is a renewal policy, and there has been a material misrepresentation or nondisclosure to the insurer of a material fact at the time of acceptance of the risk;

(f) If the policy is a policy written for a period of less than six months or a binder with a specific expiration date and the insured knows in advance that coverage will not be continued on expiration;

(g) If an insurer has become insolvent and cancellation is ordered by a rehabilitator or liquidator;

(h) If a risk is cancelled and rewritten with the same insurer in order to obtain common expiration dates;

(i) If a named insured fails to comply with loss control recommendations which the insured agreed would be implemented as a condition of issuance of the policy;

(j) Such other exemptions as the commissioner may determine are reasonable and necessary;  or

(k) If the insurer is providing coverage for exempt commercial policyholders, as defined pursuant to section 10-4-1402 and rules adopted by the commissioner pursuant to that section.

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