17:30D-25 Annual review of capitalization, reserve requirements.
21. Subject to standards adopted by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners, the Commissioner of Banking and Insurance shall, within 180 days after the effective date of P.L.2004, c.17 (C.2A:53A-37 et al.) and annually thereafter, review the current capitalization and reserve requirements applicable to insurers authorized or admitted to transact medical malpractice liability insurance in this State, as those requirements are established by statute or regulation, or both.
Based upon the findings of that review, the commissioner shall adopt regulations, pursuant to the "Administrative Procedure Act," P.L.1968, c.410 (C.52:14B-1 et seq.), to modify those requirements, as the commissioner determines necessary in order to ensure the solvency of those insurers and the availability and affordability of medical malpractice liability insurance in this State. If the commissioner determines that legislation is necessary to effect any such modification, the commissioner shall notify the Governor and the Legislature within the 180-day period provided in this section.
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