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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 14. Insurance
Agency 5. State Corporation Commission, Bureau of Insurance
Chapter 345. Rules Governing Rate Stabilization in Property and Casualty Insurance

14VAC5-345-10. Purpose and applicability.

A. The purpose of this chapter is to establish rules for the implementation of the provisions of § 38.2-1906 F of the Code of Virginia that allows an insurer to file with the commission rate or supplementary rate information to limit rate increases or rate decreases on (i) its renewal policies; (ii) policies acquired by an insurer from another insurer pursuant to a written agreement of acquisition, merger, or sale that transfers all or part of the other insurer's book of business; or (iii) policies acquired by an agent book of transfer. This practice shall be known as a rate stabilization plan or capping.

B. This chapter shall apply to the classes of insurance defined in §§ 38.2-110 through 38.2-118, 38.2-120, 38.2-121, 38.2-122, 38.2-124 through 38.2-128, and 38.2-130 through 38.2-133 of the Code of Virginia and all insurers subject to the scope of Chapter 19 (§ 38.2-1900 et seq.) of Title 38.2 of the Code of Virginia as identified in § 38.2-1902 of the Code of Virginia. This chapter does not apply to workers' compensation and employers' liability insurance.

Statutory Authority

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

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 32, Issue 25, eff. September 1, 2016.

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