(a) Each group shall submit to the commissioner financial statements audited by an independent certified public accountant on or before the last day of the sixth month following the end of the group's fiscal year.
(b) The financial statement must include a balance sheet, income statement, and statement of cash flow and must be prepared on the basis of accounting principles generally accepted in the United States.
(c) Loss reserves may be discounted subject to generally accepted accounting principles. The discounting must be documented in the notes accompanying the financial statement. Notwithstanding this subsection, dividends paid to members of the group must be based on undiscounted loss reserves.
(d) The audited financial statements required by this section must be accompanied by an actuarial opinion on the adequacy of the group's loss reserves, including the reasonableness of any reserve discount. The actuarial opinion must be given by a member in good standing of the American Academy of Actuaries and the Casualty Actuarial Society.
Added by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 275, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 2003.