Alaska Statutes.
Title 21. Insurance
Chapter 84. Fraternal Benefit Societies
Section 90. Initial Solicitations and Qualifications.
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AS 21.84.090. Initial Solicitations and Qualifications.

Upon receipt of a preliminary certificate of authority from the director, the domestic society may solicit members for the purpose of completing its organization, shall collect from each applicant the amount of not less than one regular monthly premium in accordance with its table of rates, and shall issue to each applicant a receipt for the amount collected. A domestic society may not incur any liability other than for the return of the advance premium, or issue any certificate, or pay, allow, or offer or promise to pay or allow, a death or health care benefit to any person until

(1) actual bona fide applications for benefits have been secured on 500 applicants and any necessary evidence of insurability has been furnished to and approved by the society;

(2) certificates of examinations or acceptable declarations of insurability have been filed and approved by the chief medical examiner of the society;

(3) 10 subordinate lodges or branches have been established into which the 500 applicants have been admitted;

(4) there has been submitted to the director, under oath of the president or secretary, or corresponding officer of the society, a list of the applicants, giving their names, addresses, date each was admitted, name and number of the subordinate branch of which each applicant is a member, amount of benefits to be granted, and premiums for them;

(5) it has been shown to the director, by sworn statement of the treasurer, or corresponding officer of the society, that at least 500 applicants have each paid in cash at least one regular monthly premium, which premiums in the aggregate shall amount to at least $150,000; the advance premiums shall be held in trust during the period of organization, and, if the society has not qualified for a certificate of authority within one year, the premiums shall be returned to the applicants.

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