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40-955b.Same; rate filings; premium variance, when allowed. (a) Insurers may increase or decrease premiums on a given risk basis without documentation up to 40% based on any factor, except the rate adjustment made pursuant to this section cannot:

(1) Be based upon the race, creed, national origin or religion of the insured.

(2) Apply to insurance covering:

(A) Risks of a personal nature, including insurance for homeowners, tenants, private passenger nonfleet automobiles, mobile homes and other property and casualty insurance for personal, family or household needs;

(B) farms and ranches, including crop insurance;

(C) workers compensation; or

(D) coverage required by K.S.A. 40-3401 et seq., and amendments thereto.

(b) By rules and regulations adopted in accordance with the rules and regulations filing act, the commissioner of insurance may broaden the range of plus or minus 40% for any line or type of insurance subject to K.S.A. 40-955, and amendments thereto, if the commissioner of insurance finds that the:

(1) Utilization of this section by the insurance industry has produced a significant number of rate modifications at or near the upper limit and at the lower limit of the allowable range of modification; and

(2) modifiers at and near the upper and lower limits of the allowable range of modification appear to be predominantly correlated with individual risk factors that relate to expected losses and expenses.

(c) By rules and regulations adopted in accordance with the rules and regulations filing act, the commissioner of insurance may reduce the range of plus or minus 40% for any line or type of insurance subject to K.S.A. 40-955, and amendments thereto, if the commissioner of insurance finds that modifiers at or near the upper or lower limits of the allowable range of modification are not predominantly correlated with individual risk factors that relate to expected losses and expenses, but such reduction shall not reduce the range to less than plus or minus 25%.

(d) Any insurer aggrieved by the commissioner's findings pursuant to this section may appeal the same pursuant to the Kansas administrative procedure act.

History: L. 2006, ch. 130, § 3; July 1.



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