Bill Text: VA SB646 | 2012 | Regular Session | Chaptered
Bill Title: Life insurance benefits; providing additional benefits incidental to a loss in event of death, etc. [Track Bill]
Status: 2012-04-06 - Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0673) [SB646 Detail]
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:
1. That § 38.2-102 of the Code of Virginia is amended and reenacted as follows:
§ 38.2-102. Life.
A. "Life insurance" means insurance upon the lives
of human beings. "Life insurance" includes policies that also provide
(i) endowment benefits; (ii) additional benefits incidental to a loss in
the event of death, dismemberment, or loss
B. "Life insurance" also includes additional benefits to provide for educational loans, subject to the provisions of § 38.2-3113.3.
C. "Life insurance" also includes additional benefits providing specified disease coverage or limited benefit health coverage, subject to compliance with the minimum standards established by the Commission for such benefits pursuant to § 38.2-3519. Such additional benefits may be combined in an individual policy, or added as a rider to the policy, provided that the insurer offering such additional benefits is licensed to transact the business of accident and sickness insurance and complies with the rate and form filing requirements of the Commission's rules governing the filing of rates for individual and certain group accident and sickness insurance policy forms (14 VAC 5-130-10 et seq.), as amended.