Risk Retention Act

SECTION 27-46-3

§ 27-46-3. Risk retention groups chartered in this state.

(a) A risk retention group shall be, pursuant to the provisions of this title, chartered and licensed to write only liability insurance pursuant to this chapter and, except as provided in this chapter, must comply with all of the laws, rules, regulations, and requirements applicable to the insurers chartered and licensed in this state and with § 27-46-4 to the extent those requirements are not a limitation on laws, rules, regulations, or requirements of this state.

(b) Before it may offer insurance in any state, each risk retention group shall also submit for approval to the insurance commissioner of this state a plan of operation or feasibility study. The risk retention group shall submit an appropriate revision in the event of any subsequent material change in any item of the plan of operation or feasibility study, within ten (10) days of any change. The group shall not offer any additional kinds of liability insurance, in this state or in any other state, until a revision of the plan or study is approved by the commissioner.

(c) At the time of filing its application for a charter, the risk retention group shall provide to the commissioner in summary form the following information: the identity of the initial members of the group, the identity of those individuals who organized the group or who will provide administrative services or influence or control the activities of the group, the amount and nature of initial capitalization, the coverage to be afforded, and the states in which the group intends to operate. Upon receipt of this information, the commissioner shall forward the information to the National Association of Insurance Commissioners. Providing notification to the National Association of Insurance Commissioners is in addition to and shall not be sufficient to satisfy the requirements of § 27-46-4 or any other sections of this chapter.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1991, ch. 348, § 1.)