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  67.1263.  License fee for county groups providing health insurance for prisoners — articles and bylaws to be filed, content — registered in-state agent required — license issued, when. — 1.  Any group of counties desiring to provide health insurance for prisoners in county jails shall pay a license fee of one hundred dollars and file articles of association with the director of the department of commerce and insurance.

  2.  The articles shall be filed in accordance with the provisions of sections 375.201 to 375.236.  The articles shall include the names of the counties initially associated, the method by which other counties may be admitted to the association as members, the purposes for which organized, the amount of the initial assessment which is to be paid into the association, the method of assessment thereafter and the maximum amount of any assessment which the association may make against any member.  The articles may also set a minimum time period for the contract and shall set the conditions under which any county may leave the association.  The articles of association shall provide for bylaws and for the amendment of the bylaws and the articles of association.

  3.  Each association shall designate and maintain a registered agent within this state.  Service upon the agent is service upon the association and each of its members.

  4.  The articles of association shall be accompanied by a copy of the initial bylaws of the association.  The bylaws shall provide for a governing body for the association, a manner of election thereof, the manner in which assessments will be made, the specific kinds of insurance or indemnification which will be offered, the classes of membership which will be offered, and may provide that assessments of various amounts for particular classes of membership may be made.  All assessments shall be uniform within classes.  The bylaws may provide for the transfer of risks to other insurance companies or for reinsurance.

  5.  The director of the department of commerce and insurance shall, within thirty days after the articles of association are filed with him or her, determine if the proposed association meets the requirements of sections 67.1260 to 67.1275.  If it does, he or she shall issue a license to the association authorizing it to do business for a one-year period.


(L. 1998 S.B. 676 § 67.163)

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