Idaho Statutes
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TITLE 41
INSURANCE
CHAPTER 49
PETROLEUM CLEAN WATER TRUST FUND ACT
41-4906.  Limits of liability for contracts of insurance issued by the administrator. (1) Contracts of insurance issued by the administrator shall contain the following per occurrence and annual aggregate limits of liability for paying the costs of corrective action and compensating third parties who are legally entitled to receive compensation for bodily injury and property damage arising out of accidental releases from covered petroleum storage tanks:
(a)  For owners or operators of heating tanks, farm tanks or residential tanks, no more than one hundred thousand dollars ($100,000) per occurrence and no more than one hundred thousand dollars ($100,000) annual aggregate;
(b)  For nonmarketers of petroleum products who are owners or operators of above ground and underground storage tanks and who consume ten thousand (10,000) gallons or less of petroleum products each month, no more than five hundred thousand dollars ($500,000) per occurrence and no more than one million dollars ($1,000,000) annual aggregate;
(c)  For owners or operators of one (1) to one hundred (100) covered underground petroleum storage tanks, no more than one million dollars ($1,000,000) per occurrence and no more than one million dollars ($1,000,000) annual aggregate;
(d)  For owners or operators of one hundred and one (101) or more covered underground petroleum storage tanks, no more than one million dollars ($1,000,000) per occurrence and no more than two million dollars ($2,000,000) annual aggregate; and
(e)  For owners or operators of covered above ground petroleum storage tanks, no more than one million dollars ($1,000,000) per occurrence and no more than one million dollars ($1,000,000) annual aggregate.
(2)  Legal defense costs shall be disregarded for purposes of determining whether the limits specified in subsection (1) of this section have been reached.
(3)  Benefits provided by the trust fund shall be primary and shall not be construed to be excess over and above any other valid and collectible insurance.
(4)  If an owner or operator owns or operates more than one (1) of the types of petroleum storage tanks listed in subsection (1) of this section, then the limit of liability applicable to the type of petroleum storage tank from which the accidental release occurred shall apply. In no event shall any of the limits of liability in subsection (1) of this section be combined to exceed the highest per occurrence and annual aggregate limits of liability for any single category in subsections (1)(a) through (1)(e) of this section applicable to an insured owner or operator.

History:
[(41-4906) 41-4905, added 1990, ch. 119, sec. 1, p. 273; am. 1991, ch. 59, sec. 4, p. 122; am. & redesig. 2003, ch. 96, sec. 5, p. 290.]


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