TITLE 27
Insurance

CHAPTER 27-4.5
The Standard Valuation Law

SECTION 27-4.5-2


§ 27-4.5-2 Reserve valuation.

(a) Policies and contracts issued prior to the operative date of the valuation manual:

(1) The commissioner of insurance shall annually value, or cause to be valued, the reserve liabilities, called "reserves" in this chapter, for all outstanding life insurance policies and annuity and pure endowment contracts of every life insurance company doing business in this state issued on or after January 1, 1994, and prior to the operative date of the valuation manual. In calculating the reserves, the commissioner may use group methods and approximate averages for fractions of a year or otherwise. In lieu of the valuation of the reserves required in this chapter of foreign or alien companies, the commissioner may accept the valuation made or caused to be made by the insurance supervisory official of any state or other jurisdiction when the valuation complies with the minimum standard provided in this chapter.

(2) The provisions set forth in §§ 27-4.5-4, 27-4.5-4.1, 27-4.5-5, 27-4.5-5.1, 27-4.5-6, 27-4.5-7, 27-4.5-8, 27-4.5-9, and 27-4.5-10 shall apply to all policies and contracts, as appropriate, subject to this chapter issued on or after January 1, 1994 and prior to the operative date of the valuation manual and the provisions set forth in §§ 27-4.5-13 and 27-4.5-14 shall not apply to any such policies and contracts.

(3) The minimum standard for the valuation of policies and contracts issued prior to January 1, 1994 shall be that provided by the laws in effect immediately prior to that date.

(b) Policies and contracts issued on or after the operative date of the valuation manual.

(1) The commissioner shall annually value, or cause to be valued, the reserve liabilities (hereinafter called reserves) for all outstanding life insurance contracts, annuity and pure endowment contracts, accident and health contracts, and deposit-type contracts of every company issued on or after the operative date of the valuation manual. In lieu of the valuation of the reserves required of a foreign or alien company, the commissioner may accept a valuation made, or caused to be made, by the insurance supervisory official of any state or other jurisdiction when the valuation complies with the minimum standard provided in this chapter.

(2) The provisions set forth in §§ 27-4.5-13 and 27-4.5-14 shall apply to all policies and contracts issued on or after the operative date of the valuation manual.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1993, ch. 180, § 1; P.L. 2013, ch. 17, § 2; P.L. 2013, ch. 20, § 2.)