41-715. Insurance stocks. (1) An insurer may invest in subsidiary and/or companion insurance companies not to exceed fifteen percent (15%) of assets. For the purpose of calculating this fifteen percent (15%) limitation, all investments made under this section and section 41-3803, Idaho Code, must be valued at market value of the security if actively traded, or at cost if not actively traded.
(2) The limitations on investments in insurance stocks set forth in this section shall not apply to stocks acquired under a plan for merger of the insurers which has been approved by the director or as to shares received as stock dividends upon shares already owned.
(3) Shares acquired and held under this section shall not, for the purposes of the limitations provided under section 41-714, Idaho Code, be included among other common stocks held by the insurer.
[41-715, added 1961, ch. 330, sec. 152, p. 645; am. 1969, ch. 214, sec. 22, p. 625; am. 1983, ch. 189, sec. 5, p. 512; am. 1993, ch. 194, sec. 9, p. 501; am. 2013, ch. 266, sec. 5, p. 680.]