§431:10-233  Exemption of proceeds; group life.  (a)  A policy of group life insurance or the proceeds thereof payable to the individual insured or to the beneficiary thereunder, shall not be liable, either before or after payment, to be applied to any legal or equitable process to pay any liability of any person having a right under the policy.  The proceeds of the policy, when not made payable to a named beneficiary or to a third person pursuant to a facility-of-payment clause, shall not constitute a part of the estate of the individual insured for the payment of the insured's debts.

     (b)  This section shall not apply to group life insurance policies issued under section 431:10D-203 to the extent that the proceeds are applied to payment of the obligation for the purpose of which the insurance was so issued. [L 1987, c 347, pt of §2]