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- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 21. Insurance
- Chapter 84. Fraternal Benefit Societies
- Section 185. Consolidations and Mergers.
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AS 21.84.185. Consolidations and Mergers.
- (a) A domestic society may consolidate or merge with another society by complying with the provisions of this section. It
shall file with the director
- (1) a certified copy of the written contract containing in full the terms and conditions of the consolidation or merger;
- (2) a sworn statement by the president and secretary or corresponding officers of each society showing the financial
condition of the society on a date fixed by the director but not earlier than December 31 immediately preceding the
date of the contract;
- (3) a certificate of the president and secretary or corresponding officers of each society, verified by their respective
oaths, that the consolidation or merger has been approved by a two-thirds vote of the supreme governing body of each
society, the vote being conducted at a regular or special meeting of each body or, if the society's laws so permit, by
- (4) evidence that, at least 60 days prior to the action of the supreme governing body of each society, the text of the
contract has been furnished to all members of each society either by mail or by publication in full in the official
publication of each society.
- (b) If the director finds that the contract is in conformity with the provisions of this section, that the financial
statements are correct, and that the consolidation or merger is just and equitable to the members of each society, the
director shall approve the contract and issue a certificate to that effect. On approval, the contract is in full force
and effect unless a society that is a party to the contract is incorporated under the laws of another state or
territory. In that event, the consolidation or merger may not become effective unless it has been approved as provided
by the laws of that state or territory and a certificate of that approval has been filed with the director. If the laws
of that state or territory contain no such provision, the consolidation or merger may not become effective unless it
has been approved by the director of that state or territory and a certificate of that approval has been filed with the
- (c) When the consolidation or merger becomes effective under this section, all the rights, franchises, interests, and
things in action of the consolidated or merged societies in every type of property, real, personal, or mixed, belonging
to the consolidated or merged societies are vested in the society resulting from or remaining after the consolidation
or merger without another instrument, except that conveyances of real property may be evidenced by proper deeds, and
the title to any real estate or interest in it, vested under the laws of this state in any of the societies
consolidated or merged, shall not revert or be in any way impaired by reason of the consolidation or merger, but shall
vest absolutely in the society resulting from or remaining after the consolidation or merger.
- (d) The affidavit of an officer of the society or of a person authorized by the society to mail a notice or document
stating that a notice or document has been addressed and mailed is prima facie evidence that such notice or document
has been furnished to the addressees.
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