[§431:9A-108.5]  Process against nonresident licensees.  (a)  Each licensed nonresident producer shall appoint the commissioner as the producer's agent to receive service of legal process issued against the producer in this State upon causes of action arising within this State.  Service upon the commissioner as agent shall constitute effective legal service upon the producer.

     (b)  The appointment shall be irrevocable for as long as there could be any cause of action against the producer arising out of the producer's insurance transactions in this State.

     (c)  Service of process on the commissioner shall be made in accordance with section 431:2-206. [L 2002, c 155, pt of §3]