48.05.380  <<  48.05.383 >>   48.05.385

RCW 48.05.383

Statement of actuarial opinion—Property and casualty insurance.

(1) Every property and casualty insurance company doing business in this state, unless otherwise exempted by the domiciliary commissioner, shall annually submit the opinion of an appointed actuary entitled "Statement of Actuarial Opinion." This opinion shall be filed in accordance with the property and casualty annual statement instructions as adopted by the national association of insurance commissioners.
(2) Every property and casualty insurance company domiciled in this state that is required to submit a statement of actuarial opinion shall annually submit an actuarial opinion summary, written by the company's appointed actuary. This actuarial opinion summary shall be filed in accordance with the property and casualty annual statement instructions as adopted by the national association of insurance commissioners and shall be considered as a document supporting the actuarial opinion required in subsection (1) of this section.
(3) An insurance company authorized but not domiciled in this state shall provide the actuarial opinion summary upon request.
(4) An actuarial report and underlying work papers as required by the property and casualty annual statement instructions as adopted by the national association of insurance commissioners shall be prepared to support each actuarial opinion.
(5) If the insurance company fails to provide either a supporting actuarial report or work papers, or both, at the request of the commissioner or the commissioner determines that the supporting actuarial report or work papers provided by the insurance company is otherwise unacceptable to the commissioner, the commissioner may engage a qualified actuary at the expense of the company to review the opinion and the basis for the opinion and prepare the supporting actuarial report or work papers.
(6) The appointed actuary is not liable for damages to any person, other than the insurance company, the commissioner, or both, for any act, error, omission, decision, or conduct with respect to the actuary's opinion, except in cases of fraud or willful misconduct on the part of the appointed actuary.
NOTES:
Short title2006 c 25 §§ 1-3: "Sections 1 through 3 of this act may be known and cited as the property and casualty actuarial opinion law." [ 2006 c 25 § 4.]
Effective date2006 c 25 §§ 1-4: "Sections 1 through 4 of this act take effect December 31, 2007." [ 2006 c 25 § 18.]
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