58-33A-15. Exemptions from requirements.

Unless otherwise specifically included, §§ 58-33A-13 to 58-33A-27, inclusive, do not apply to any transactions involving:

(1)    A direct response solicitation if there is no recommendation based on information collected from the consumer pursuant to §§ 58-33A-13 to 58-33A-27, inclusive; or

(2)    Any contract used to fund:

(a)    An employee pension or welfare benefit plan that is covered by the Employee Retirement and Income Security Act (ERISA);

(b)    A plan described by sections 401(a), 401(k), 403(b), 408(k), or 408(p) of the Internal Revenue Code (IRC), as of January 1, 2023, if established or maintained by an employer;

(c)    A government or church plan defined in section 414 of the IRC as of January 1, 2023, a government or church welfare benefit plan, or a deferred compensation plan of a state or local government or tax exempt organization under section 457 of the IRC as of January 1, 2023; or

(d)    A nonqualified deferred compensation arrangement established or maintained by an employer or plan sponsor;

(3)    A settlement of or assumption of liabilities associated with personal injury litigation or any dispute or claim resolution process; or

(4)    A formal prepaid funeral contract.

The director may, by rules promulgated pursuant to chapter 1-26, adopt revisions of the Internal Revenue Code which are in substantial compliance with the intent of subsections (b) and (c) of this section.

Source: SL 2008, ch 273, § 3; SL 2022, ch 186, § 3, eff. Jan. 1, 2023.