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Code of Virginia
Title 38.2. Insurance
Chapter 14. Investments
9/16/2021

§ 38.2-1414. Limits by type of investment.

A. The portion of a domestic insurer's total admitted assets in the following types of investments shall not exceed:

1. Ten percent for the aggregate of investments made eligible by §§ 38.2-1416 and 38.2-1417;

2. Five percent for the investments in each agency made eligible by § 38.2-1418, and 10 percent for the aggregate of investments made eligible by § 38.2-1418;

3. Ten percent for the investments made eligible by § 38.2-1419;

4. Ten percent for the investments made eligible by § 38.2-1420;

5. For the aggregate of investments made eligible under §§ 38.2-1421 and 38.2-1422, (i) 90 percent for any life insurer and (ii) 40 percent for all other insurers;

6. Ten percent for the investments made eligible by subsection B of § 38.2-1421; and two percent for the investments made eligible by subsection C of § 38.2-1421;

7. Twenty percent for the investments made eligible by § 38.2-1422;

8. Ten percent for the investments made eligible by § 38.2-1423;

9. Five percent for the investments made eligible by § 38.2-1424;

10. Five percent for the investments made eligible by § 38.2-1425;

11. The lesser of 15 percent or the amount by which an insurer's surplus to policyholders exceeds its minimum capital and surplus for the aggregate of investments made eligible by §§ 38.2-1427, 38.2-1427.1 and 38.2-1427.2, of which no more than five percent of the total admitted assets shall be in investments made eligible by § 38.2-1427.1;

12. For the aggregate of investments made eligible by § 38.2-1427.3, when combined with the insurer's total investment in affiliates, the lesser of 10 percent of the insurer's admitted assets or 50 percent of the insurer's surplus to policyholders in excess of its minimum capital and surplus, provided that total investments in affiliates do not include investments made by the insurer in money market mutual funds made eligible by § 38.2-1432;

13. Fifteen percent for investments made eligible by subsection B of § 38.2-1433, and an amount equal to its deposit and reserve obligations incurred in a foreign country for the investments made eligible by subsection A of § 38.2-1433;

14. Two percent for the investments made eligible (including those that the insurer is obligated to make as well as those made) by subdivision 3 of § 38.2-1434;

15. Two percent for the investments made eligible by § 38.2-1435;

16. Ten percent for the investments made eligible by § 38.2-1436;

17. For the aggregate of investments made eligible by § 38.2-1437.1, when combined with the insurer's investments in mortgages under §§ 38.2-1434 through 38.2-1436 and § 38.2-1439, (i) 60 percent for any life insurer and (ii) 30 percent for all other insurers;

18. Two percent for the investments made eligible by § 38.2-1440; and

19. Twenty-five percent for the total of investments made eligible by § 38.2-1441, of which no more than five percent of the total admitted assets shall be in investments in real property to be used primarily for hotel purposes.

B. The amount loaned under § 38.2-1430 shall be subject to the limitations of this section applicable to the kinds of securities or obligations pledged in connection with the loan.

1983, c. 457, § 38.1-217.17; 1986, c. 562; 1992, c. 588; 1993, c. 47; 1995, c. 60; 1998, c. 414; 2014, cc. 159, 206.

The chapters of the acts of assembly referenced in the historical citation at the end of this section may not constitute a comprehensive list of such chapters and may exclude chapters whose provisions have expired.