A purchasing group may not purchase insurance from a risk retention group that is not chartered in a State or from an insurer not admitted in the State in which the purchasing group is located, unless the purchase is effected through a licensed agent or broker acting pursuant to the surplus lines laws and regulations of such State.
15 U.S. Code § 3903 - Purchasing groups
 See Codification note below.
October 27, 1986, referred to in subsec. (e)(1)(B), was in the original “the date of the enactment of this Act” which was translated as meaning the date of the enactment of Pub. L. 99–563, which enacted subsec. (e), to reflect the probable intent of Congress.
Subsec. (b)(1). Pub. L. 99–563, § 12(d)(1), substituted “liability insurance” for “product liability or completed operations liability insurance, and comprehensive general liability insurance which includes either of these coverages,”.
Subsecs. (d) to (h). Pub. L. 99–563, §§ 6, 8(b)(2), added subsecs. (d) to (h).