Bulletin: LA2011002

Date:
April 20, 2011
To:
All Louisiana Issuing Offices
RE:
ALTA Short Form Residential Loan Policy - LA (06/16/07) Form Filing Change

Dear Associates:   

The Louisiana Department of Insurance has approved the following changes to the LATISSO Form filing for the ALTA® Short Form Residential Loan Policy-LA (06/16/07) as referenced below.  This Form change is effective May 1, 2011.

ALTA® Short Form Residential Loan Policy-LA (06/16/07)

This 06/16/07 revision replaces the prior version (06/17/06) and includes the following changes:

  • Schedule A endorsements have been added to the list of endorsements that can be incorporated into the policy by reference in the endorsement checklist.  The two additional endorsements are:

            LATISSO 100 Collateral Mortgage Endorsement
            LATISSO 101 Multiple Indebtedness Endorsement

  • Schedule B Exceptions from Coverage and Affirmative Insurances has the addition of:

            1.  Those taxes or special assessments not shown as liens in the public records at   Date of Policy or become due or payable subsequent to Date of Policy.  (This does not modify or limit the coverage provided in Covered Risk 11(b).)

The policy number prefix for the ALTA® Short Form Residential Loan Policy-LA (06/16/07) is 9383 for AIM and STEPS generated jackets and 9483 for the paper jacket.

Rate has not changed and remains at the Original Rate for Loan Policy.

The Louisiana Rate and Form Manual has been updated to reflect this change.  Please go to www.stewart.com/louisiana for the updated manual and the revised forms in electronic format. 

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