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Name of Proposed Rule: Group Term Life Insurance Uniform Standards for Accidental Death and Dismemberment Benefits

Subject Matter of Proposed Rule: The Group Term Life Insurance Uniform Standards for Accidental Death and Dismemberment Benefits (the “Proposed Standards”) apply to accidental death and dismemberment benefits that are built into group term life insurance certificates or added to such certificates by rider, endorsement or amendment. These standards accommodate accidental death and dismemberment benefits for covered persons and shall not apply to benefits for accidental death only or accidental death and dismemberment only policies.

Citation to Published Notices: Notice of this rule was published on March 12, 2013

Name of persons requesting Public Hearing:

Date and Location of Public Hearing, if any: Monday, February 25th a joint teleconference of the Management Committee and Commission.  Please reference the Event Calendar for more details.

Status of Proposed Rule (including upcoming meetings): The Proposed Standards have been issued for notice and comment. Written comments will be accepted on the Proposed Standards until May 11, 2013. Written requests for a public hearing must be received no later than April 1, 2013.

Date Approved by Management Committee: May 20, 2013

Date Adopted by Commission: May 20, 2013

Effective Date of Rule: September 4, 2013

Link to Comments submitted by members and the public: