Texas Insurance Code
Sec. § 964.053
Formation


(a)

A captive insurance company, other than a captive exchange, or an attorney in fact must be formed for the purpose of engaging in the business of insurance under this chapter by filing an appropriate application with the secretary of state.

(b)

A captive insurance company may be formed and operated in any form of business organization authorized under the Business Organizations Code except a risk retention group or general partnership. A captive insurance company may only be formed as a nonprofit corporation if it is controlled by a nonprofit corporation.

(c)

The certificate of formation of a captive insurance company, other than a captive exchange, or an attorney in fact must comply with the applicable requirements of the Business Organizations Code. The name of the company or attorney in fact in the certificate of formation may include the words “insurance,” “company,” or similar words indicating that the purpose of the company or attorney in fact is to operate as an insurance company or attorney in fact under this chapter.

(d)

The board of directors or governing body of a captive insurance company formed in this state must have at least three members, and at least one of the members must be a resident of this state. If the captive insurance company is a captive exchange, the principal office of the attorney in fact must be in this state.

(e)

The certificate of formation, bylaws, or governing document of a captive insurance company must authorize a quorum of the board of directors or governing body to consist of not fewer than one-third of the fixed number of directors or members of the governing body.
Added by Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 569 (S.B. 734), Sec. 2, eff. June 14, 2013.
Amended by:
Acts 2017, 85th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1050 (H.B. 1944), Sec. 1.04, eff. June 15, 2017.
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