Department of Insurance Bulletins

Alabama Declaration of Emergency: Tropical Storm Zeta

Alabama Governor issued Bulletin No. 2020-20 on November 9, 2020. If you are located in Alabama, were negatively impacted by Tropical Storm Zeta and are having difficulty paying your premiums or providing requested underwriting information, please contact Merchants Bonding Company. Expires 12/28/20

Louisiana Declaration of Emergency: Hurricane Laura

Effective August 27, 2020 Emergency Rule 45 was put into place, applying to principals who reside in one of the following 16 parishes, to wit: Acadia; Allen; Beauregard; Calcasieu; Cameron; Grant; Jackson; Jefferson; Davis; Lincoln; Natchitoches; Ouachita; Rapides; Sabine; Vermilion; Vernon; or Winn.

Rule 45 puts a moratorium on renewal cancellations for non-payment or lack of providing underwriting information on new business issued before August 27th and, renewals from August  27th until November 18th for people in the listed counties/parishes.  

Please contact Merchants Bonding Company at if you reside in the above listed parishes and believe your bond was cancelled/non-renewed in error.