304A.25  Review and determination as to qualification for indemnity coverage.

1.  Every application received by the administrator shall be submitted to the department of general services which shall review the application and determine whether the applicant qualifies for indemnity coverage under this division. The criteria for qualification shall be prescribed by rule of the department of general services and shall include but are not limited to:

a.  Physical security of the applicant's exhibition facilities and of the means of transportation of the items.

b.  Experience and qualifications of the applicant's director, curator, registrar, or other staff.

c.  Eligibility of the applicant's exhibition facilities for commercial insurance coverage of art objects and artifacts exhibited there.

d.  Availability of proper equipment to protect art objects and artifacts from damage from extremes of temperature or humidity or exposure to glare, dust, or corrosion.

2.  The department may consult with experts as necessary to carry out its duties under this section.

3.  If the department of general services is not staffed for risk management, the department shall utilize the services of a consultant in carrying out the department's duties under this chapter.

Section History: Recent form

  84 Acts, ch 1073, § 6; 89 Acts, ch 76, §7

Internal References

  Referred to in § 303.2

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