No license or certificate of authority to transact any kind of insurance business in this state shall be issued, renewed, or continued in effect to any domestic, foreign, or alien insurance company or other insurance entity which is owned or financially controlled in whole or in part by another state of the United States or by a foreign government or by any political subdivision, instrumentality, or agency of either, or which is an agency or instrumentality of any state government or subdivision, unless the company or entity was owned in this way, controlled, or constituted prior to January 1, 1955, and was authorized to do business in this state on or prior to January 1, 1955.
(R.P.L. 1957, ch. 162, § 1.)
Terms Used In Rhode Island General Laws 27-2-22
- United States: include the several states and the territories of the United States. See Rhode Island General Laws 43-3-8.