(1) At the election of the company, for each calendar year of issue, for any one or more specific plans of insurance and subject to satisfying the conditions stated in this regulation, the 2017 CSO preferred class structure mortality table may be substituted in place of the 2017 CSO smoker or nonsmoker mortality table as the minimum valuation standard for policies issued on or after January 1, 2017.
(2) For policies issued on or after January 1, 2017, and prior to January 1, 2020, these tables may be substituted with the consent of the commissioner and subject to the conditions of WAC 284-74-575
. In determining such consent, the commissioner may rely on the consent of the commissioner of the company's state of domicile. No such election shall be made until the company demonstrates at least twenty percent of the business to be valued on this table is in one or more of the preferred classes.
(3) A table from the 2017 CSO preferred class structure mortality table used in place of a 2017 CSO mortality table, pursuant to the requirements of this rule, will be treated as part of the 2017 CSO mortality table only for purposes of reserve valuation pursuant to the requirements of these rules, WAC 284-74-525