As used in this article, the following terms have the following meanings:

(a) “Company” means any person engaging in, or proposing or attempting to engage in, any transaction or kind of insurance or surety business and any person or group of persons who may otherwise be subject to the administrative, regulatory, or taxing authority of the commissioner.

(b) “Examiner” means any individual or firm authorized by the commissioner to conduct an examination under this article.

(c) “Person” means any person, association, organization, business trust, partnership, limited liability company, or corporation, or any affiliate thereof.

(Amended by Stats. 1994, Ch. 1010, Sec. 173. Effective January 1, 1995.)