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      RS 22:306     


§306.  Reports

Reports shall be filed in accordance with the provisions of this Section as follows:

(1)  Every society transacting business in this state shall annually, on or before March first, unless for cause shown such time has been extended by the commissioner of insurance, file with the commissioner of insurance a true statement of its financial condition, transactions, and affairs for the preceding calendar year.  The statement shall be in general form and context as approved by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners for fraternal benefit societies and as supplemented by additional information required by the commissioner of insurance.

(2)  As part of the annual statement herein required, each society shall, on or before March first, file with the commissioner of insurance a valuation of its certificates in force on December thirty-first of this year preceding, provided the commissioner of insurance may, in his discretion for cause shown, extend the time for filing such valuation for not more than two calendar months.  The valuation shall be done in accordance with the standards specified in R.S. 22:305.  The valuation and underlying data shall be certified by a qualified actuary or, at the expense of the society, verified by the actuary of the department of insurance of the state of domicile of the society.

(3)  A society neglecting to file the annual statement in the form and within the time provided by this Section shall forfeit one hundred dollars for each day during which neglect continues, and, upon notice by the commissioner of insurance to that effect, its authority to do business in this state shall cease while such default continues.

Acts 1958, No. 125; Amended by Acts 1977, No. 691, §1; Acts 1987, No. 470, §1, eff. Jan. 1, 1988; Redesignated from R.S. 22:566 by Acts 2008, No. 415, §1, eff. Jan. 1, 2009.

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