(215 ILCS 5/531.06) (from Ch. 73, par. 1065.80-6)
Sec. 531.06. Creation of the Association. There is created a non-profit legal entity to be known as the Illinois Life and Health Insurance Guaranty Association. All member insurers are and must remain members of the Association as a condition of their authority to transact insurance in this State. The Association must perform its functions under the plan of operation established and approved under Section 531.10 and must exercise its powers through a board of directors established under Section 531.07. For purposes of administration and assessment, the Association must maintain 2 accounts:
(1) The life insurance and annuity account, which
includes the following subaccounts:
(a) Life Insurance Account;
(b) Annuity account, which shall include annuity
contracts owned by a governmental retirement plan (or its trustee) established under Section 401, 403(b), or 457 of the United States Internal Revenue Code, but shall otherwise exclude unallocated annuities; and
(c) Unallocated annuity account, which shall
exclude contracts owned by a governmental retirement benefit plan (or its trustee) established under Section 401, 403(b), or 457 of the United States Internal Revenue Code.
(2) The health insurance account.
The Association shall be supervised by the Director and is subject to the applicable provisions of the Illinois Insurance Code. Meetings or records of the Association may be opened to the public upon majority vote of the board of directors of the Association.
(Source: P.A. 95-331, eff. 8-21-07; 96-1450, eff. 8-20-10.)
Last modified: February 18, 2015