TITLE 27
Insurance

CHAPTER 27-4.5
The Standard Valuation Law

SECTION 27-4.5-4


§ 27-4.5-4 Computation of minimum standard.

(a) The minimum standard for valuation of all policies and contracts issued prior to the effective date of this chapter shall be that provided by the laws in effect immediately prior to that date. Except as otherwise provided in §§ 27-4.5-4, 27-4.5-4.1 and 27-4.5-10, the minimum standard for the valuation of all policies and contracts issued on or after the effective date of this chapter and prior to the effective date of the valuation manual shall be the commissioners reserve valuation methods defined in §§ 27-4.5-5, 27-4.5-5.1, 27-4.5-8 and 27-4.5-10 and the following tables:

(1) For ordinary policies of life insurance issued on the standard basis:

(i) The Commissioners 1980 Standard Ordinary Mortality Table;

(ii) At the election of the company for any one or more specified plans of life insurance, the Commissioners 1980 Standard Ordinary Mortality Table with Ten (10) Year Select Mortality Factors; or

(iii) Any ordinary mortality table, adopted after 1980 by the NAIC, which is approved by regulation promulgated by the commissioner for use in determining the minimum standard of valuation for such policies;

(2) For industrial life insurance policies issued on the standard basis, excluding any disability and accidental death benefits in the policies: the 1941 Standard Industrial Mortality Table for policies issued prior to the operative date of § 27-4.3-5.3, and for policies issued on or after the operative date of § 27-4.3-5.3, the Commissioners 1961 Standard Industrial Mortality Table or any industrial mortality table adopted after 1980 by the NAIC that is approved by regulation promulgated by the commissioner for use in determining the minimum standard of valuation for the policies;

(b) The valuation of all policies and contracts issued on or after January 1, 2000 shall be subject to §§ 27-4.5-4.1 and 27-4.5-10 and the following tables:

(1) For individual annuity and pure endowment contracts, excluding any disability and accidental death benefits in those contracts, the Annuity 2000 Mortality Table or any individual annuity mortality table adopted after 2000 by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners, that is approved by regulation promulgated by the insurance commissioner for use in determining the minimum standard of valuation for those contracts;

(2) For all annuities and pure endowments purchased under group annuity and pure endowment contracts, excluding any disability and accidental death benefits purchased under those contracts, the 1994 Group Annuity Reserving Table, or any group annuity mortality table adopted after 2000 by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners that is approved by regulation promulgated by the insurance commissioner for use in determining the minimum standard of valuation for annuities and pure endowments, or any modification of these tables approved by the insurance commissioner; and

(c) For group life insurance, life insurance issued on the substandard basis and other special benefits and tables approved by the insurance commissioner.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1993, ch. 180, § 1; P.L. 1999, ch. 137, § 1; P.L. 2013, ch. 17, § 2; P.L. 2013, ch. 20, § 2.)