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Chapter 378

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  378.638.  Fraudulent acts, penalties. — 1.  A person who shall knowingly make any false or fraudulent statement or representation in or relating to any application for membership, or for the purpose of obtaining money from or a benefit in any society, shall be guilty of a class A misdemeanor.

  2.  Any person who willfully makes a false or fraudulent statement in any verified report or declaration under oath required or authorized by this chapter, or of any material fact or thing contained in a sworn statement concerning the death or disability of an insured for the purpose of procuring payment of a benefit named in the certificate, shall be guilty of perjury and shall be subject to the penalties therefor prescribed by law.

  3.  Any person who knowingly solicits membership for, or in any manner assists in procuring membership in, any society not licensed to do business in this state, or who shall solicit membership for, or in any manner assist in procuring membership in any such society not authorized as provided in this chapter, shall be guilty of an infraction.

  4.  Any person guilty of a knowing violation of, or neglect or refusal to comply with, the provisions of this chapter for which a penalty is not otherwise prescribed shall be guilty of an infraction.


(L. 1992 S.B. 831 § 378.636)

Effective 1-01-93

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