Pension, Profit Sharing or Annuity Plans

SECTION 27-32-1

§ 27-32-1. Separate accounts authorized.

(a) Any domestic life insurance company may establish one or more separate accounts, and may allocate to the account or accounts any amounts paid to it which are to be applied under the terms of an individual or group contract or agreement to provide annuity or life insurance benefits, or under the terms of a funding agreement, which contract or agreement or funding agreement may also provide other benefits incidental thereto, payable in fixed or in variable dollar amounts or in both.

(b) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, any domestic life insurance company which establishes one or more separate accounts as provided in this section may provide to the holders of interests in any separate account voting rights with respect to the management of the separate account and the investment of assets in it, may establish for the separate account a committee, board, or other body, the members of which: (1) may be elected solely by holders having voting rights, and (2) may or may not be affiliated with the life insurance company, and may provide for compliance with any applicable state and federal law in order that contracts assigned to separate accounts may be lawfully sold or offered for sale. If and to the extent provided in the applicable agreement, the assets in a separate account shall not be chargeable with liabilities arising out of any other business of the company.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1966, ch. 161, § 1; P.L. 1968, ch. 253, § 2; P.L. 1975, ch. 84, § 2; P.L. 2001, ch. 247, § 3; P.L. 2001, ch. 367, § 3.)