Code of the District of Columbia

§ 31–2301. Definitions.

For purposes of this chapter, the term:

(1) “Domestication” means the reorganization under this chapter of the United States branch of a Non-U.S. insurer whereby a domestic or foreign insurer acquires all the business and assets and assumes all the liabilities of the branch.

(2) “Domestic insurer” means a stock insurance company incorporated under the laws of the District of Columbia.

(3) “Foreign insurer” means a stock insurance company incorporated under the laws of any other state of the United States.

(4) “Non-U.S. insurer” means a stock insurance company organized under the laws of a foreign country.

(5) “United States branch” means the business unit through which business is transacted within the United States by a Non-U.S. insurer and the assets and liabilities of the insurer within the United States pertaining to such business.


(Oct. 21, 2000, D.C. Law 13-194, § 2, 47 DCR 7427.)