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2011 Florida Statutes

SECTION 471
Reversionary annuities standard provisions.
F.S. 627.471
627.471 Reversionary annuities; standard provisions.
(1) Except as stated in this section, no contract for a reversionary annuity shall be delivered or issued for delivery in this state unless it contains in substance:
(a) Those provisions specified in ss. 627.465-627.469, except that under s. 627.465 the insurer may at its option provide for an equitable reduction of the amount of the annuity payments in settlement of an overdue or deferred payment in lieu of providing for deduction of such payments from an amount payable upon settlement under the contract; and
(b) A provision that the contract may be reinstated at any time within 3 years from the date of default in making stipulated payments to the insurer, upon production of evidence of insurability satisfactory to the insurer, and upon condition that all overdue payments and any indebtedness to the insurer on account of the contract are paid (or, within the limits permitted by the then cash value of the contract, reinstated) with interest as to both payments and indebtedness at a rate to be specified in the contract but not exceeding 8 percent per year compounded annually.
(2) This section does not apply to group annuities or to annuities included in life insurance policies, and any of such provisions not applicable to single-premium annuities shall not to that extent be incorporated therein.
History.s. 498, ch. 59-205; s. 3, ch. 76-168; s. 1, ch. 77-457; ss. 2, 3, ch. 81-318; ss. 396, 404, 809(2nd), ch. 82-243; s. 79, ch. 82-386; s. 114, ch. 92-318.