CHAPTER 27-20.2
Nonprofit Optometric Service Corporations

SECTION 27-20.2-7

§ 27-20.2-7. Investment standards.

(a) All nonprofit optometric service corporations shall protect the interests of subscribers by promoting company solvency and financial strength through the application of investment standards that facilitate a reasonable balance of the following objectives:

(1) To preserve principal;

(2) To assure reasonable diversification as to type of investment, issuer and credit quality; and

(3) To allow the nonprofit optometric service corporation to allocate investments in a manner consistent with principles of prudent investment management to achieve an adequate return so that obligations to subscribers are adequately met and financial strength is sufficient to cover reasonably foreseeable contingencies.

(b) All investments, including, but not limited to, those referred to in this chapter, shall be made and held in accordance with the objectives in subsection (a) of this section subject to the limitations set forth in this chapter and in regulations promulgated pursuant to this chapter. Investments not conforming to this chapter and any regulations promulgated pursuant to this chapter are not considered admitted assets.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1960, ch. 69, § 1; P.L. 1999, ch. 45, § 4.)