2021 Hawaii Revised Statutes
Title 19. Health
323F. Hawaii Health Systems Corporation
323F-4.5 Captive insurance board.

Universal Citation: HI Rev Stat § 323F-4.5 (2021)

§323F-4.5 Captive insurance board. (a) There is established a ten-member captive insurance board that shall carry out the corporation's duties and responsibilities relating to the establishment of any captive insurance company pursuant to section [323F-7(c)(20)] and the operation thereof.

(b) Eight members of the captive insurance board shall be appointed by the governor as follows:

(1) Three members from a list of five persons submitted by the president of the senate; provided that at least one of these members shall have experience in the insurance industry and financial matters;

(2) Three members from a list of five persons submitted by the speaker of the house of representatives; provided that at least one of these members shall have experience in the insurance industry and financial matters; and

(3) Two members, one of whom shall be the chief executive officer or chief financial officer of an insurer licensed to do business in the State and shall serve as a nonvoting member.

The director of health or the director's designee and the insurance commissioner or the commissioner's designee shall serve as ex officio, nonvoting members.

Any vacancy shall be filled in the same manner provided for the original appointments. The captive insurance board shall elect its own chair from among its members.

(c) The selection, appointment, and confirmation of any appointed nominee shall be based on ensuring that captive insurance board members have diverse and beneficial perspectives and experiences and that they include, to the extent possible, representatives of the insurance and/or finance sectors. Members of the captive insurance board shall serve without compensation but may be reimbursed for actual expenses, including travel expenses incurred in the performance of their duties.

(d) Any appointed member of the captive insurance board may be removed for cause by the governor or for cause by vote of a two-thirds majority of the captive insurance board members then in office. For purposes of this section, cause shall include without limitation:

(1) Malfeasance in office;

(2) Failure to attend regularly called meetings;

(3) Sentencing for conviction of a felony, to the extent allowed by section 831-2; or

(4) Any other cause that may render a member incapable or unfit to discharge the duties required under this chapter.

Filing nomination papers for elective office, appointment to elective office, or conviction of a felony consistent with section 831-3.1, shall automatically and immediately disqualify a board member from office.

(e) No member of the captive insurance board shall be an employee or vendor of the corporation, or an immediate family member thereof. For purposes of this subsection, "immediate family member" means a corporation board employee's or vendor's spouse, child, parent, grandparent, or any related individual who resides in the same household of the employee or vendor. [L 2007, c 278, §2]

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