Alaska Statutes.
Title 21. Insurance
Chapter 69. Organization and Corporate Procedures
Section 40. Articles of Incorporation.
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AS 21.69.040. Articles of Incorporation.

(a) The incorporators of a proposed domestic insurer shall deliver the triplicate originals of the articles of incorporation to the director together with the filing fees set under AS 21.06.250 .

(b) When the articles of incorporation have been approved by the director, the director shall endorse the approval upon each set of the articles; except, that if the director finds that the proposed insurer would not be eligible for a certificate of authority under AS 21.09.100, the director shall refuse to approve the articles of incorporation, and shall return them to the proposed incorporators together with a written statement of the reasons for the refusal. If approved by the director, the director shall then forward the articles of incorporation, endorsed with the approval, to the incorporators. The incorporators shall immediately file one set of the articles of incorporation with the commissioner of commerce, community, and economic development, one set with the director bearing the certification of the commissioner, and the remaining set of articles shall be made a part of the corporation's record.

(c) If the director finds that the proposed articles of incorporation do not comply with law, the director shall refuse to approve them, and shall return the triplicate sets to the incorporators, together with a written statement of the reasons for the refusal to approve.

(d) The corporation shall have legal existence upon the issuance of the certificate of incorporation by the commissioner and the completion of the filings referred to in (b) of this section, but it may not transact business as an insurer until it has qualified for and received from the director a certificate of authority as provided in this title.

(e) A copy of the certificate of incorporation, certified by the commissioner, shall be admissible in all the courts of this state as prima facie evidence of incorporation.

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