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    Subdivision 1. Insurance limited. No company shall knowingly issue any policy upon
property in this state for an amount which, together with any existing insurance thereon, exceeds
the replacement cost of the buildings and any other covered improvements on the property. Any
company willfully insuring property for more than that amount shall forfeit to the state, for the
benefit of the school fund, double the premium collected on the policy.
    Subd. 2. Lenders; excess insurance. No mortgage company, bank, savings association,
finance company, or other mortgage lender of any kind may require insurance coverage in
violation of section 72A.31, subdivision 1, clause (4). Any lender that willfully violates this
subdivision is subject to penalties available under chapter 45.
History: 1967 c 395 art 6 s 9; 2002 c 295 s 1