§ 6520 Placement of commercial insurance.
When the Administrator shall determine and declare it to be advisable to insure against a certain risk or risks with commercially procured insurance, with the approval of the Committee, then, as to such risk or risks, the Insurance Coverage Office shall provide for the placement of such insurance as shall be necessary with duly accredited and qualified commercial insurers. The purchase of all new insurance policies and the renewal of all existing policies shall be by open bid procedure under rules and regulations promulgated by the Administrator calculated to permit the free forces of market competition to operate to the economic benefit of the state insurance coverage program.
§ 6521 Payment of premiums on commercial insurance.
The estimated appropriation necessary for commercially procured insurance as authorized by § 6520 of this title for each fiscal year shall be determined by the Insurance Coverage Office and submitted to the Secretary of the Department of Human Resources for review and consideration as part of the annual budget requested by the Department. Upon appropriation by the General Assembly the funds shall be utilized by the Administrator for the payment of premiums for coverages.
§ 6522 Administration and records.
The administration of the commercially insured part of the state insurance coverage program shall be the responsibility of the Insurance Coverage Office which shall keep in some safe and secure place all policies of insurance and all records pertaining thereto and such other records, reports, studies, analysis and correspondence as is necessary to effectuate the efficient and economic administration of the program.