§ 27-43-13. Captive insurance regulatory and supervision fund.
(a)(1) There is created a fund to be known as the captive insurance regulatory and supervision fund for the purpose of providing the financial means for the commissioner to administrate this chapter and for reasonable expenses incurred in promoting the captive insurance industry in Rhode Island. An appropriation of ten percent (10%) of the premiums taxed under § 27-43-9, and all fees and assessments received by the department pursuant to the administration of this chapter with regards to the captive insurance industry shall be credited to this fund. Of this amount, not more than two percent (2%) of the premium tax under § 27-43-9 may be transferred to the Rhode Island economic development corporation, with approval of the director of administration, for promotional expenses.
(2) All payments from the captive insurance regulatory and supervision fund for the maintenance of staff and associated expenses including contractual services as necessary, shall be disbursed from the state treasury only upon written request issued by the commissioner, after receipt of proper documentation regarding services rendered and expenses incurred.
(b) At the end of each fiscal year, that portion of the balance in the captive insurance regulatory and supervision fund which exceeds one hundred thousand dollars ($100,000), shall be transferred to the general fund.
(c) The commissioner may anticipate receipts for the captive insurance regulatory and supervision fund and issue a written request for payments based on it.
(P.L. 1996, ch. 232, § 1; P.L. 1996, ch. 256, § 1.)