15 U.S. Code § 6762 - Elimination of NAIC oversight
(a) In general
The Association shall be established without NAIC oversight and the provisions set forth in section 6754 of this title, subsections (a), (b), (c), and (e) ofsection 6758 of this title, and sections 6759 (b) and 6760 of this title shall cease to be effective if, at the end of the 2-year period beginning on the date on which the provisions of this subchapter take effect pursuant to section 6751 of this title—
(1) at least a majority of the States representing at least 50 percent of the total United States commercial-lines insurance premiums have not satisfied the uniformity or reciprocity requirements of subsections (a), (b), and (c) ofsection 6751 of this title; and
(2) the NAIC has not approved the Association’s bylaws as required by section 6758 of this title or is unable to operate or supervise the Association, or the Association is not conducting its activities as required under this Act.
(b) Board appointments
If the repeals required by subsection (a) of this section are implemented, the following shall apply:
(1) General appointment power
The President, with the advice and consent of the Senate, shall appoint the members of the Association’s Board established under section 6756 of this title from lists of candidates recommended to the President by the NAIC.
(2) Procedures for obtaining NAIC appointment recommendations
(A) Initial determination and recommendations
After the date on which the provisions of subsection (a) of this section take effect, the NAIC shall, not later than 60 days thereafter, provide a list of recommended candidates to the President. If the NAIC fails to provide a list by that date, or if any list that is provided does not include at least 14 recommended candidates or comply with the requirements of section 6756 (c) of this title, the President shall, with the advice and consent of the Senate, make the requisite appointments without considering the views of the NAIC.
(B) Subsequent appointments
After the initial appointments, the NAIC shall provide a list of at least six recommended candidates for the Board to the President by January 15 of each subsequent year. If the NAIC fails to provide a list by that date, or if any list that is provided does not include at least six recommended candidates or comply with the requirements of section 6756 (c) of this title, the President, with the advice and consent of the Senate, shall make the requisite appointments without considering the views of the NAIC.
(C) Presidential oversight
(i) Removal If the President determines that the Association is not acting in the interests of the public, the President may remove the entire existing Board for the remainder of the term to which the members of the Board were appointed and appoint, with the advice and consent of the Senate, new members to fill the vacancies on the Board for the remainder of such terms.
(c) Annual report
As soon as practicable after the close of each fiscal year, the Association shall submit to the President and to the Congress a written report relative to the conduct of its business, and the exercise of the other rights and powers granted by this subchapter, during such fiscal year. Such report shall include financial statements setting forth the financial position of the Association at the end of such fiscal year and the results of its operations (including the source and application of its funds) for such fiscal year.
Source(Pub. L. 106–102, title III, § 332,Nov. 12, 1999, 113 Stat. 1431.)
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