C.R.S. Section 10-5-101.2

As used in this article 5, unless the context otherwise requires:


“Affiliate” means, with respect to an insured, any entity that controls, is controlled by, or is under common control with the insured.


“Affiliated group” means any group of entities that are all affiliated.


“Broker” means a surplus lines producer duly licensed to export insurance under this article.


“Control” means that an entity has control over another entity if the controlling entity:


Directly or indirectly or acting through one or more other persons owns, controls, or has the power to vote twenty-five percent or more of any class of voting securities of the controlled entity; or


Controls in any manner the election of a majority of the directors or trustees of the controlled entity.


“Disability insurance” means insurance that:


Is in excess of policy limits available under a policy issued by an admitted insurer;


Provides income replacement to an insured who becomes an individual with a disability while covered by the disability insurance policy; and


Does not provide coverage for the diagnosis or treatment of an insured’s disability.


“Export” means to place with an insurer under this article insurance covering an insured whose home state is Colorado.


“Federal act” means the “Nonadmitted and Reinsurance Reform Act of 2010”, 15 U.S.C. sec. 8201 et seq., as amended.


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Except as provided in paragraph (b) of this subsection (7),“home state” means, with respect to an insured:


The state in which the insured maintains its principal place of business or, in the case of an individual, the individual’s principal residence; or


If one hundred percent of the insured risk is located out of the state referred to in subparagraph (I) of this paragraph (a), the state to which the greatest percentage of the insured’s taxable premium for that insurance contract is allocated.


With respect to affiliated groups, if more than one insured from an affiliated group are named insureds on a single surplus lines insurance contract, “home state” means the home state, as determined pursuant to paragraph (a) of this subsection (7), of the member of the affiliated group that has the largest percentage of premium attributed to it under the insurance contract.


“Independently procured insurance” means insurance procured directly by a person from a nonadmitted insurer.


“Multistate risk” means a risk covered by a nonadmitted insurer with insured exposures in more than one state.


“Nonadmitted insurance” means any disability, property, or casualty insurance permitted in a state to be placed directly or through a broker with a nonadmitted insurer eligible to accept such insurance. “Nonadmitted insurance” includes independently procured insurance and surplus lines insurance.


“Nonadmitted insurers” means insurers not having a certificate of authority to transact business in this state.


“Person” has the same meaning as set forth in section 2-4-401, C.R.S.


“Surplus lines insurance”:


Means coverage placed with an eligible nonadmitted insurer as provided by section 10-5-108; and


Includes disability insurance.

Source: Section 10-5-101.2 — Definitions, https://leg.­colorado.­gov/sites/default/files/images/olls/crs2023-title-10.­pdf (accessed Oct. 20, 2023).

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§ 10-5-101.2’s source at colorado​.gov