Chapter 48.36A RCW

FRATERNAL BENEFIT SOCIETIES

Sections
Fraternal benefit society defined.
Lodge systemLodges for children.
Representative form of government.
Definitions.
Beneficial operationsLaws and rules.
Membership classes, rights, grievances.
Location of office and meetingsOfficial publications, annual statement.
Immunity of officersIndemnification of person responsibleInsurance for liability.
Nonwaiver provisions.
Formation of domestic societyProcedures and requirements.
Amendment of society's laws.
Not-for-profit institutions authorizedFuneral homes prohibited.
Reinsurance.
Consolidation and merger.
Conversion to mutual life insurance company.
Contractual benefits.
Designation of beneficiaryFuneral benefits.
Protection of benefits.
Benefit certificatesImpaired reserves.
Paid-up nonforfeiture benefits and cash surrender values.
Authorized investments.
AssetsInvestment and disbursement.
Chapter exclusive.
Funds tax exempt, exception.
Valuation standardsReserves.
Annual financial statement.
Filing of financial statements.
Licenses and renewalsFeesExisting societies.
Notice of intent to suspend, revoke, or refuse to renew a license.
Duration of suspension.
Reauthorization of license.
Notice to agents of loss of authority.
Examinations.
Transactions hazardous to certificate holders or creditorsStandards for consideration.
Determination of financial conditionHazardous to certificate holdersCommissioner's orderHearing.
Rehabilitation, liquidation, or conservation of societySame as insurance companiesPriority of distribution of claims.
License requiredObtaining.
Deficiencies, noncompliance by societiesActions against license.
Requirements for injunction.
Insurance producers.
Unfair trade practices.
Service of process upon commissioner.
Penalties.
Exemptions.
World War I societies.
Fraternal mutual insurers.
Fraternal mutual life insurers.
Review of commissioner's decisions and findings.
Effective date1987 c 366.
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