Utah Admin. Code R590-227-3 - Definitions

Current through Bulletin No. 2021-18, September 15, 2021

In addition to the definitions of Section 31A-1-301, the following definitions shall apply for the purpose of this rule:

(1) "Certification" means a statement that the filing being submitted is in compliance with Utah laws and rules.
(2) "Contract" means the annuity policy including attached endorsements and riders;
(3) "Data page" means the page or pages in a contract or certificate that provide the specific data for the annuitant detailing the coverage provided and may be titled by the insurer as contract specifications, contract schedule, policy information, etc.
(4) "Discretionary group" means a group that has been specifically authorized by the commissioner under Section 31A-22-509.
(5) "Electronic Filing" means a filing submitted via the Internet by using the System for Electronic Rate and Form Filings, SERFF.
(6) "Eligible group" means a group that meets the definitions in Sections 31A-22-502 through 31A-22-508.
(7) "Endorsement" means a written agreement attached to an annuity contract that alters a provision of the contract, for example, a name change endorsement and a tax qualification endorsement.
(8) "File and Use" means a filing can be used, sold, or offered for sale after it has been filed with the department.
(9) "Filer" means a person who submits a filing.
(10) "Filing," when used as a noun, means an item required to be filed with the department including:
(a) a contract;
(b) a form;
(c) a document;
(d) an application;
(e) a report;
(f) a certificate;
(g) an endorsement;
(h) a rider; and
(i) an actuarial memorandum, demonstration, and certification.
(11) "Filing Objection Letter" means a letter issued by the commissioner when a review has determined the filing fails to comply with Utah law and rules. The filing objection letter, in addition to requiring correction to non-compliant items, may request clarification or additional information pertaining to the filing.
(12) "Filing status information" means a list of the states to which the filing was submitted, the date submitted, and the states' actions, including their responses.
(13) "Issue Ages" means the range of minimum and maximum ages for which a contract or certificate will be issued.
(14) "Letter of Authorization" means a letter signed by an officer of the licensee on whose behalf the filing is submitted that designates filing authority to the filer.
(15) "Market type" means the type of contract that indicates the targeted market such as individual or group.
(16) "Order to Prohibit Use" means an order issued by the commissioner that prohibits the use of a filing.
(17) "Rejected" means a filing is:
(a) not submitted in accordance with applicable laws or rules;
(b) returned to the licensee by the department with the reasons for rejection; and
(c) not considered filed with the department.
(18) "Rider" means a written agreement attached to an annuity contract or certificate that adds a benefit, for example, a waiver of surrender charge, a guaranteed minimum withdrawal benefit and a guaranteed minimum income benefit.
(19) "Type of insurance" means a specific type of annuity including, but not limited to, equity indexed annuity, single premium immediate annuity, modified guaranteed annuity, deferred annuity, or variable annuity.
(20) "Utah Filed Date" means the date provided to a filer by the Utah Insurance Department that indicates a filing has been accepted.


Utah Admin. Code R590-227-3

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