39-71-2201. Election to be bound by plan -- captive reciprocal insurers. (1) Any employer except those specified in 39-71-403 may, by filing an election to become bound by compensation plan No. 2, insure the employer's liability to pay the compensation and benefits provided by this chapter with any insurance company authorized to transact such business in this state.
(2) Any employer electing to become bound by compensation plan No. 2 shall make the election on the form and in the manner prescribed by the department.
(3) A captive reciprocal insurer established by or on behalf of an employer or a group of employers is considered to be a compensation plan No. 2 insurer. Pursuant to 33-28-205, a captive reciprocal insurer may not be a member of an insurance guaranty association or guaranty fund.