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Title 8 : Banking and Insurance

Chapter 103 : LIFE INSURANCE POLICIES AND ANNUITY CONTRACTS

Subchapter 003B : Standard Nonforfeiture Law for Life Insurance

(Cite as: 8 V.S.A. § 3772)
  • § 3772. Exceptions

    (a) This subchapter shall not apply to:

    (1) reinsurance;

    (2) group insurance;

    (3) pure endowment;

    (4) an annuity or reversionary annuity contract;

    (5) a term policy of uniform amount, which provides no guaranteed nonforfeiture or endowment benefits, or renewal thereof, of 20 years or less expiring before 71 years of age, for which uniform premiums are payable during the entire term of the policy;

    (6) a term policy of decreasing amount, which provides no guaranteed nonforfeiture or endowment benefits, on which each adjusted premium, calculated as specified in section 3765, 3766, 3767, or 3768 of this subchapter, is less than the adjusted premium so calculated, on a term policy of uniform amount, or renewal thereof, that provides no guaranteed nonforfeiture or endowment benefits, issued at the same age and for the same initial amount of insurance and for a term of 20 years or less expiring before 71 years of age, for which uniform premiums are payable during the entire term of the policy;

    (7) a policy, which provides no guaranteed nonforfeiture or endowment benefits, for which no cash surrender value, if any, or present value of any paid-up nonforfeiture benefit, at the beginning of any policy year, calculated as specified in section 3763, 3764, 3765, 3766, 3767, or 3768 of this subchapter, exceeds two and one-half percent of the amount of insurance at the beginning of the same policy year; nor

    (8) a policy delivered outside this State through an agent or other representative of the company issuing the policy.

    (b) For purposes of determining the applicability of this subchapter, the age at expiry for a joint term life insurance policy shall be the age at expiry of the oldest life. (Added 2015, No. 63, § 2, eff. June 17, 2015.)