33-20-207. Industrial policies -- mortality tables. (1) This section does not apply to industrial policies issued on or after the operative date of 33-20-208.
(2) In the case of industrial policies issued on or after the operative date of this section as defined herein, all adjusted premiums and present values referred to in this part shall be calculated on the basis of commissioner's 1961 standard industrial mortality table and the rate of interest specified in the policy for calculating cash surrender values and paid-up nonforfeiture benefits provided that:
(a) such rate of interest shall not exceed 3 1/2% per annum except that a rate of interest not exceeding 4% per annum may be used for policies issued on or after March 17, 1973, and prior to July 1, 1979, and a rate of interest not exceeding 5 1/2% a year may be used for policies issued on or after July 1, 1979;
(b) in calculating the present value of any paid-up term insurance with accompanying pure endowment, if any, offered as a nonforfeiture benefit, the rates of mortality assumed may be not more than those shown in the commissioner's 1961 industrial extended term insurance table;
(c) for insurance issued on a substandard basis the calculations of any such adjusted premiums and present values may be based on such other table of mortality as may be specified by the company and approved by the commissioner.
(3) After February 22, 1965, any insurer may file with the commissioner a written notice of its election to comply with the provisions of this section after a specified date before January 1, 1968. After the filing of such notice, then upon such specified date (which shall be the operative date of this section for such insurer), this section shall become operative with respect to the industrial policies thereafter issued by such insurer. If an insurer makes no such election, the operative date of this section for such insurer shall be January 1, 1968.