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      RS 22:192     


§192.  Incorporation and qualification of incorporators

A.(1)  Five or more natural persons who are residents of this state of full age, or fully relieved by emancipation of all disabilities attaching to minority, may form a nonprofit corporation, under the provisions of this Subpart, having for its purpose the establishing, maintaining, and operating of a nonprofit funeral service plan.

(2)  No such insurer, however, may be organized and no alien or foreign insurer may be qualified hereunder to do business in this state after 12:00 noon of August 1, 1956.

B.  All associations now operating and authorized under this Subpart, as of 12:00 noon, August 1, 1956, to do business in this state, may continue to operate, provided that, from and after December 31, 1956, all policies issued by such insurers and the income therefrom and investment thereof, shall be subject to and in accordance with the laws and regulations of this state relative to industrial life insurance, and especially subject to the provisions of this Code relative to domestic industrial insurers, and shall be authorized to issue only funeral benefit policies in amounts not exceeding an aggregate of five hundred dollars, including the amount of any existing assessment policies, on any single life, with no multiple indemnity benefits.  The operation of all present insurers shall be governed by the provisions of this Subpart and by all the applicable provisions of this Code.

Acts 1958, No. 125; Redesignated from R.S. 22:332 by Acts 2008, No. 415, §1, eff. Jan. 1, 2009; Acts 2009, No. 503, §1.

NOTE:  Former R.S. 22:192 redesignated as R.S. 22:1793 by Acts 2008, No. 415, §1, eff. Jan. 1, 2009.

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