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§ 5-310. Optional reserve calculation standards

West's Annotated Code of MarylandInsurance

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Insurance (Refs & Annos)
Title 5. Assets, Liabilities, Reserves, and Investments of Insurers
Subtitle 3. Standard Valuation Law (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Insurance, § 5-310
§ 5-310. Optional reserve calculation standards
In general
(a) Subject to subsection (b) of this section, the Commissioner may establish any category of policies, contracts, or benefits for which reserves may be calculated, at the option of the insurer, under a standard that produces greater aggregate reserves for the category than the aggregate reserves calculated using the minimum standard provided in this subtitle.
Interest rate
(b)(1) This subsection does not apply to annuity contracts or pure endowment contracts.
(2) The interest rate used to calculate the reserve for a policy or contract under a standard other than the minimum standard in this subtitle may not be higher than the corresponding interest rate used to calculate any nonforfeiture benefits provided by the policy or contract.


Added by Acts 1995, c. 36, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1997.
Formerly Art. 48A, § 83.
MD Code, Insurance, § 5-310, MD INSURANCE § 5-310
Current through legislation effective through June 1, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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