New Jersey Revised Statutes § 17:35-16 - Authorization To Do Business; Requirements

17:35-16. Authorization to do business; requirements
Any corporation or association organized under the laws of another state of the United States for the purpose of furnishing life, sickness or accident insurance upon the assessment plan, or that is carrying on the business of life, sickness or accident insurance upon the assessment plan, may be authorized by the commissioner to transact business in this state on depositing with him the following:

a. A certified copy of its charter or articles of incorporation.

b. A statement under oath of its president and secretary, in the form required by the commissioner of its business for the year ending December thirty-first last preceding.

c. A certificate under oath of its president and secretary that it is paying, and for the twelve months then next preceding has paid, the maximum amount named in its policies or certificates in full, and that it does not issue policies or certificates of life insurance upon lives of persons more than sixty-five years of age, nor upon any life in which the beneficiary named has no interest.

d. A copy of the application for membership or insurance and of the by-laws, also a copy of the form of policy or certificate of membership, and of each form thereof if more than one form is used.

e. A certificate from the insurance commissioner or other like officer charged with the duty of executing the insurance laws of the state where the corporation or association is organized, certifying that it is legally entitled to do business.

f. Evidence satisfactory to the commissioner that it has accumulated and maintains a reserve or emergency fund not less than the proceeds of one death assessment or periodical call on all policy or certificate holders thereof, and at least equal to the amount of its maximum policy or certificate, and that the accumulation is permitted by the law of its incorporation, and is a trust for the benefit of policy or certificate holders only, and is securely invested. No such company not authorized on May first, one thousand nine hundred and thirty-five, to transact the business of assessment life insurance in this state shall be admitted to transact such business after such date.

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