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Title 8 : Banking and Insurance

Chapter 141 : CAPTIVE INSURANCE COMPANIES

Subchapter 001 : GENERAL PROVISIONS

(Cite as: 8 V.S.A. § 6024)
  • § 6024. Dormant captive insurance companies

    (a) As used in this section, unless the context requires otherwise, "dormant captive insurance company" means a captive insurance company that has:

    (1) ceased transacting the business of insurance, including the issuance of insurance policies; and

    (2) no remaining liabilities associated with insurance business transactions or insurance policies issued prior to the filing of its application for a certificate of dormancy under this section.

    (b) A captive insurance company domiciled in Vermont that meets the criteria of subsection (a) of this section may apply to the Commissioner for a certificate of dormancy. The certificate of dormancy shall be subject to renewal every five years and shall be forfeited if not renewed within such time.

    (c) A dormant captive insurance company that has been issued a certificate of dormancy shall:

    (1) possess and thereafter maintain unimpaired, paid-in capital and surplus of not less than $25,000.00;

    (2) prior to March 15 of each year, submit to the Commissioner a report of its financial condition, verified by oath of two of its executive officers, in a form as may be prescribed by the Commissioner; and

    (3) pay a license renewal fee of $500.00.

    (d) A dormant captive insurance company shall not be subject to or liable for the payment of any tax under section 6014 of this chapter.

    (e) A dormant captive insurance company shall apply to the Commissioner for approval to surrender its certificate of dormancy and resume conducting the business of insurance prior to issuing any insurance policies.

    (f) A certificate of dormancy shall be revoked if a dormant captive insurance company no longer meets the criteria of subsection (a) of this section.

    (g) The Commissioner may establish guidelines and procedures as necessary to carry out the provisions of this section. (Added 2013, No. 103 (Adj. Sess.), § 1, eff. April 14, 2014; amended 2015, No. 74 (Adj. Sess.), § 2, eff. April 13, 2016; 2017, No. 12, § 8, eff. May 1, 2017.)