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General Casualty Bulletin 547
STATE BOARD OF INSURANCE, 1110 SAN JACINTO, AUSTIN, TEXAS 78786
LYNDON OLSON, JR., Member
W. P. DAVES, JR., Chairman
DURWOOD MANFORD, Member
MRS. PAT WAGNER, Chief Clerk
E. J. VOORHIS, Commissioner of Insurance
July 26, 1979
GENERAL CASUALTY BULLETIN NO. 547
TO ALL INSURANCE COMPANIES, CORPORATIONS, EXCHANGES, MUTUALS, RECIPROCALS, LLOYDS OR OTHER INSURERS WRITING GENERAL LIABILITY INSURANCE IN THE STATE OF TEXAS, THEIR AGENTS AND REPRESENTATIVES.
Broad Form Nuclear Energy Liability
Exclusion - Definition of Waste
The State Board of Insurance has approved a filing by the Insurance Services Office proposing an amendatory endorsement to clarify coverage intent of the standard general liability nuclear energy liability exclusion with respect to waste produced by extraction or concentration of uranium or thorium from any ore processed primarily for source material.
This filing was approved to become effective July 19, 1979. A copy of the amendatory endorsement is attached hereto.
Revision of Supplementary Exclusion
(Contamination or Pollution Endorsement)
The State Board of Insurance has approved a filing by the Insurance Services Office proposing a revision to the standard general liability Supplementary Exclusion (Contamination or Pollution) Endorsement.
This filing was approved to become effective October 1, 1979, in accordance with the following rule of application:
These changes are applicable to all new and renewal policies effective on or after October 1, 1979. No policy effective prior to October 1, 1979 shall be endorsed or cancelled and rewritten to take advantage of or to avoid the application of these changes except at the request of the insured and at the customary short rate charges as of the date of such request but in no event prior to October 1, 1979.
A copy of the revised endorsement is attached hereto.
Real Estate Dealers Errors And Omissions Insurance
General Casualty Bulletin No. 546 announced the approval of a Real Estate Dealers Errors and Omissions Insurance program submitted by INA Underwriters Insurance Company, and copies of the program have been distributed to companies by specific request.
An error has been discovered on the rate page and companies that have obtained copies of the program are hereby requested to record the necessary amendment. Specifically, the word "may" in the first line of Rating Rule No. 4 must be changed to read "shall."
The effective date of this amendment is concurrent with the approval date of the program which was June 15, 1979.
Pat Wagner, Chief Clerk
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This endorsement modifies the provisions of the Broad Form Nuclear Exclusion used in connection with any liability policy
AMENDMENT TO THE BROAD FORM NUCLEAR EXCLUSION
(DEFINITION OF WASTE)
It is agreed that the definition of " Waste" contained in the Nuclear Energy Liability Exclusion (Broad Form) is amended to read as follows:
" Waste" means any waste material
(a) containing by-product material other than the tailings or wastes produced by the extraction or concentration of uranium or thorium from any ore processed primarily for its source material content, and
(b) resulting from the operation by any person or organization of any
nuclear facility included under the first two paragraphs of the definition of nuclear facility.
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This endorsement forms a part of the policy to which attached, effective on the inception date of the policy unless otherwise stated herein.
(The following information is required only when this endorsement is issued subsequent to preparation of policy.)
Endorsement effective Policy No. Endorsement No.
Named Insured Countersigned by _________________ (Authorized Representative)
This endorsement modifies such insurance as is afforded by the provisions of the policy relating to the following:
COMPREHENSIVE GENERAL LIABILITY INSURANCE
COMPLETED OPERATIONS AND PRODUCTS LIABILITY INSURANCE
CONTRACTUAL LIABILITY INSURANCE
MANUFACTURERS AND CONTRACTORS LIABILITY INSURANCE
OWNERS AND CONTRACTORS PROTECTIVE LIABILITY INSURANCE
OWNERS, LANDLORDS AND TENANTS LIABILITY INSURANCE
SPECIAL PROTECTIVE AND HIGHWAY LIABILITY INSURANCE
NEW YORK DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS
(Contamination or Pollution - Described Operations)
It is agreed that, if with respect to operations described in this endorsement there is a discharge, dispersal, release or escape of oil or other petroleum substance or derivative (including any oil refuse or oil mixed with wastes) into or upon any watercourse, body of water, bog, marsh, swamp or wetland, the insurance does not apply to bodily injury or property damage arising out of such discharge, dispersal, release or escape whether or not sudden and accidental.
Description of Operations
Gasoline Recovery from casing head or natural gas
Non operating working interests
Oil or Gas Well Shooting
Oil or Gas Wells acidizing
Oil or Gas Wells cementing
Oil or Gas Wells cleaning or swabbing by contractors
Oil or Gas Wells servicing by contractors
Oil or Gas Wells drilling or redrilling, installation or recovery of casing
Oil or Gas Wells instrument logging or survey work in wells
Oil or Gas Wells perforating of casing
Oil Lease Operators or Gas Lease Operators-natural gas
Oil Pipe Lines operation, including maintenance
Oil Rig or Derrick Erecting or Dismantling - wood or metal - including construction of foundations or structures or installation of equipment
This endorsement should always be used whenever the above operations are involved.
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