41-3201 Fraternal Benefit Societies
41-3202 Lodge System
41-3203 Representative Form of Government
41-3204 Terms Used
41-3205 Purposes and Powers
41-3206 Qualifications for Membership
41-3207 Location of Office, Meetings, Communications to Members, Grievance Procedures
41-3208 No Personal Liability
41-3209 Waiver
41-3210 Organization
41-3211 Amendments to Laws
41-3212 Institutions
41-3213 Reinsurance
41-3214 Consolidations and Mergers
41-3215 Conversion of Fraternal Benefit Society Into a Mutual Life Insurance Company
41-3216 Benefits
41-3217 Beneficiaries
41-3218 Benefits Not Attachable
41-3219 the Benefit Contract
41-3220 Nonforfeiture Benefits, Cash Surrender Values, Certificate Loans and Other Options
41-3221 Investments
41-3222 Funds
41-3223 Taxation
41-3224 Valuation
41-3225 Reports
41-3226 License
41-3227 Examination of Societies — No Adverse Publications
41-3228 Foreign or Alien Society — Admission
41-3229 Injunction — Liquidation — Receivership of Domestic Society
41-3230 Suspension, Revocation or Refusal of License of Foreign or Alien Society
41-3231 Injunction
41-3232 Licensing of Agents
41-3233 Unfair Methods of Competition and Unfair and Deceptive Acts and Practices
41-3234 Service of Process
41-3235 Fees
41-3236 Penalties
41-3237 Exemption of Certain Societies
41-3238 Review
41-3239 Other Provisions Applicable

Terms Used In Idaho Code > Title 41 > Chapter 32

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Annuity: A periodic (usually annual) payment of a fixed sum of money for either the life of the recipient or for a fixed number of years. A series of payments under a contract from an insurance company, a trust company, or an individual. Annuity payments are made at regular intervals over a period of more than one full year.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • Benefit contract: shall mean the agreement for provision of benefits authorized by section 41-3216, Idaho Code, as that agreement is described in section 41-3219(1), Idaho Code. See Idaho Code 41-3204
  • Benefit member: shall mean an adult member who is designated by the laws or rules of the society to be a benefit member under a benefit contract. See Idaho Code 41-3204
  • Certificate: shall mean the document issued as written evidence of the benefit contract. See Idaho Code 41-3204
  • Charity: An agency, institution, or organization in existence and operating for the benefit of an indefinite number of persons and conducted for educational, religious, scientific, medical, or other beneficent purposes.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Director: shall mean the director of the department of insurance of this state. See Idaho Code 41-3204
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Garnishment: Generally, garnishment is a court proceeding in which a creditor asks a court to order a third party who owes money to the debtor or otherwise holds assets belonging to the debtor to turn over to the creditor any of the debtor
  • Grace period: The number of days you'll have to pay your bill for purchases in full without triggering a finance charge. Source: Federal Reserve
  • Indemnification: In general, a collateral contract or assurance under which one person agrees to secure another person against either anticipated financial losses or potential adverse legal consequences. Source: FDIC
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Laws: shall mean the society’s articles of incorporation, constitution and bylaws, however designated. See Idaho Code 41-3204
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Lodge: shall mean subordinate member units of the society, known as camps, courts, councils, branches or by any other designation. See Idaho Code 41-3204
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Month: means a calendar month, unless otherwise expressed. See Idaho Code 73-114
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • person: includes a corporation as well as a natural person;
Idaho Code 73-114
  • Personal property: includes money, goods, chattels, things in action, evidences of debt and general intangibles as defined in the uniform commercial code — secured transactions. See Idaho Code 73-114
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Power of attorney: A written instrument which authorizes one person to act as another's agent or attorney. The power of attorney may be for a definite, specific act, or it may be general in nature. The terms of the written power of attorney may specify when it will expire. If not, the power of attorney usually expires when the person granting it dies. Source: OCC
  • Premiums: shall mean premiums, rates, dues or other required contributions by whatever name known, which are payable under the certificate. See Idaho Code 41-3204
  • Property: includes both real and personal property. See Idaho Code 73-114
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Registered mail: includes certified mail. See Idaho Code 73-114
  • Rules: shall mean all rules, regulations or resolutions adopted by the supreme governing body or board of directors which are intended to have general application to the members of the society. See Idaho Code 41-3204
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Society: shall mean fraternal benefit society, unless otherwise indicated. See Idaho Code 41-3204
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories; and the words "United States" may include the District of Columbia and territories. See Idaho Code 73-114