2021 Texas Statutes
Insurance Code
Title 4 - Regulation of Solvency
Subtitle F - Reinsurance
Chapter 493 - Authorized Reinsurance; Credit and Accounting
Subchapter C. Credit for Reinsurance
Section 493.103. Accredited Reinsurer

Universal Citation: TX Ins Code § 493.103 (2021)

Sec. 493.103. ACCREDITED REINSURER. For purposes of Section 493.102(a)(2), an insurer is accredited as a reinsurer in this state if the insurer:

(1) submits to this state's jurisdiction;

(2) submits to this state's authority to examine the insurer's books and records;

(3) is domiciled and authorized to engage in the business of insurance or reinsurance in at least one state or, if the insurer is a United States branch of an alien assuming insurer, is entered through and authorized to engage in the business of insurance or reinsurance in at least one state;

(4) annually files with the department a copy of the annual statement the insurer files with the insurance department of the insurer's state of domicile; and

(5) maintains a surplus as regards policyholders in an amount of at least $20 million.

Added by Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 727 (H.B. 2017), Sec. 1, eff. April 1, 2007.

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