Upon consent by the commissioner to the plan of conversion of a domestic reciprocal insurer and filing of the plan of conversion in accordance with the provisions of this article, the commissioner shall issue a new certificate of authority to the converted insurer. Upon issuance of the certificate of authority to a domestic reciprocal insurer and subject to subdivision (a) of Section 110 of the Corporations Code, the Secretary of State shall accept for filing the articles of incorporation of the reciprocal holding company, the stock holding company, and the converted insurer. The plan is effective upon the filing of the articles of incorporation or the certificate of amendment of the articles of incorporation.

(Added by Stats. 1998, Ch. 421, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 1999.)

Terms Used In California Insurance Code 1560.10

  • Converted insurer: means the incorporated stock insurer into which a domestic reciprocal insurer has been converted in accordance with the provisions of this article. See California Insurance Code 1560.02
  • plan: means a plan adopted by a domestic reciprocal insurer in compliance with this article. See California Insurance Code 1560.02
  • Reciprocal holding company: means a corporation organized under the laws of this state subject to the General Corporation Law as set forth in the Corporations Code. See California Insurance Code 1560.02
  • Stock holding company: means a corporation authorized to issue one or more classes of capital stock, the corporate purposes of which include holding all of the voting stock in an insurer that has been converted from a domestic reciprocal insurer into a stock insurer in proceedings under this article in which a reciprocal holding company is formed. See California Insurance Code 1560.02