2003 Regular Session
By: Representative Stevens, Chism, Dedeaux, Eads, Formby, Ketchings, Masterson, Montgomery (74th), Robinson (63rd), Robinson (84th), Simpson
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 83-19-29, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO REQUIRE NEW DOMESTIC INSURANCE COMPANIES TO FILE SWORN FINANCIAL STATEMENTS EVERY QUARTER; TO REVISE THE METHODS OF FILING THE FINANCIAL STATEMENTS; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:
SECTION 1. Section 83-19-29, Mississippi Code of 1972, is amended as follows:
83-19-29. It shall be the further duty of the Commissioner of Insurance of this state to require each domestic insurance company to file with the Department of Insurance a sworn financial statement of the company each quarter after it commences to do business, for a period of two (2) years. The statement shall be filed on and in accordance with the NAIC Quarterly Statement Blank and Instructions as well as the NAIC Accounting Practices and Procedures Manual. After the expiration of the two-year period, the annual statement otherwise required by statute will be sufficient unless the Commissioner of Insurance deems it advisable to require a more frequent filing of a financial statement.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after July 1, 2003.