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Subchapter 007 : Examination and Reports(Cite as: 8 V.S.A. § 3564)
§ 3564. Examination of foreign insurers; expenses
(a) At least once every three years and when the Commissioner determines it to be prudent for the protection of policyholders in this State, he or she shall, in like manner, visit and examine or cause to be visited and examined by some competent person whom the Commissioner may appoint for that purpose, any foreign or alien insurer applying for admission or already admitted to do business in this State. The Commissioner may enlarge the aforesaid three-year period to five years. The examination of an alien insurer shall be limited to its insurance transactions and affairs in the United States unless otherwise required by the Commissioner. The examination shall be conducted in accordance with statutory accounting principles pursuant to guidelines, principles, manuals, instructions, and other procedures promulgated by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners, together with any useful or necessary modifications or adaptations thereof required or approved by the Commissioner. Such insurer shall pay the proper charges incurred in such examination, including the expenses of the Commissioner and the expenses and compensation of his or her assistants employed therein. Such examination shall include a computation of the reinsurance reserve.
(b) In lieu of an examination under this section of any foreign or alien insurer licensed in this State, the Commissioner may accept an examination report on the company as prepared by the insurance department for the company's state of domicile or port-of-entry state. (Added 1967, No. 344 (Adj. Sess.), § 1 (ch. 1, subch. 9, § 4); amended 1991, No. 101, § 7; 1991, No. 249 (Adj. Sess.), § 2; 1993, No. 12, § 2, eff. April 26, 1993; 1995, No. 83 (Adj. Sess.), § 5; 2003, No. 105 (Adj. Sess.), § 6.)