IDAHO INDIVIDUAL HIGH RISK REINSURANCE POOL
41-5502. Creation of the individual high risk reinsurance pool — Board. (1) There is hereby created an independent public body corporate and politic to be known as the Idaho individual high risk reinsurance pool. The pool will perform an essential governmental function in the exercise of powers conferred upon it in this chapter. The pool and any assessments imposed or collected pursuant to the operation of the pool shall at all times be free from taxation of every kind.
(2) The pool created by this chapter and the small employer reinsurance program established in section 41-4711, Idaho Code, shall operate subject to the supervision and control of the board. The board shall consist of ten (10) members. Eight (8) members shall be appointed by the director and serve at the pleasure of the director. The director or his designated representative shall serve as an ex officio member of the board. In selecting the members of the board the director shall appoint four (4) members representing carriers, two (2) disability agents and two (2) members representing consumer interests. One (1) member shall be a member of the senate appointed by the president pro tempore of the senate and one (1) member shall be a member of the house of representatives appointed by the speaker of the house.
(3) The initial nonlegislative board members shall be appointed as follows: two (2) of the members to serve a term of two (2) years; three (3) of the members to serve a term of four (4) years; and three (3) of the members to serve a term of six (6) years. Subsequent nonlegislative board members shall serve for a term of three (3) years. Legislative members of the board shall serve for a term of two (2) years. A vacancy in a legislative member’s position on the board shall be filled in the same manner as the original appointment. All other vacancies on the board shall be filled by the director. A nonlegislative board member may be removed by the director for cause.
[41-5502, added 2000, ch. 472, sec. 17, p. 1635.]