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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 14. Insurance
Agency 5. State Corporation Commission, Bureau of Insurance
Chapter 310. Rules Governing Actuarial Opinions and Memoranda
1/23/2020

14VAC5-310-40. Definitions.

As used in this chapter unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

"Actuarial opinion" means the opinion of an appointed actuary regarding the adequacy of reserves and related actuarial items based on an asset adequacy analysis in accordance with 14VAC5-310-80 and with applicable Actuarial Standards of Practice.

"Actuarial Standards Board" means the board established by the American Academy of Actuaries to develop and promulgate standards of actuarial practice.

"Annual statement" means that statement required by § 38.2-1300 of the Code of Virginia to be filed by the company with the commission annually.

"Appointed actuary" means any individual who is appointed or retained in accordance with the requirements set forth in 14VAC5-310-50 C to provide the actuarial opinion and supporting memorandum as required by § 38.2-1367 of the Code of Virginia.

"Asset adequacy analysis" means an analysis that meets the standards and other requirements referred to in 14VAC5-310-50 D.

"Commission" means the Virginia State Corporation Commission.

"Commissioner" means the Commissioner of Insurance in Virginia unless specific reference is made to another state, in which case "commissioner" means the Insurance Commissioner, Director, Superintendent or other supervising regulatory official of a given state who is responsible for administering the insurance laws of that state.

"Company" means a life insurer, company or fraternal benefit society subject to the provisions of this chapter.

"NAIC" means the National Association of Insurance Commissioners.

"Qualified actuary" means any individual who meets the requirements set forth in 14VAC5-310-50 B.

Statutory Authority

§§ 12.1-13 and 38.2-223 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Regulation 45, Case No. INS920377, § 4, eff. December 15, 1992; amended, Volume 20, Issue 05, eff. December 31, 2003; Volume 31, Issue 09, eff. January 1, 2015.

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