7-1101 Title of Act
7-1102 Jurisdiction of District Court
7-1103 Definitions
7-1104 Order Fixes Legal Relationships
7-1105 Parents Liable for Support and Education — Deceased Parent — Liability of Estate
7-1106 Acknowledgment of Paternity
7-1107 Limitation of Action
7-1108 Death of Mother — Proceedings Continue
7-1109 Venue — Birth Out of State No Bar
7-1110 Proceedings — by Whom Brought
7-1111 Commencement of Proceedings
7-1112 Warrant for Arrest — When Issued
7-1113 Bond
7-1114 Trial by Court — Testimony On Access — Corroboration Required
7-1115 Testimony and Evidence Relating to Paternity
7-1116 Genetic Tests
7-1117 Expert Witnesses Appointed by Court — Compensation — Payment
7-1118 Expert Testimony — When Action Dismissed
7-1119 Presumption of Legitimacy — When Rebutted
7-1120 Order of Filiation
7-1121 Order for Support — Continuance Beyond Age of 18 — Other Payments by Father
7-1122 Payment to Mother or Trustee — Report to Court
7-1123 Change of Trustee
7-1124 Full Faith and Credit
7-1125 No Right to Jury Trial
7-1126 Custody of Children — Best Interest

Terms Used In Idaho Code > Title 7 > Chapter 11

  • Account: means any deposit or credit account with a bank, including a demand, time, savings, passbook, share draft, or like account, other than an account evidenced by a certificate of deposit;
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  • Account: means any of the three (3) accounts maintained pursuant to section 41-4306, Idaho Code. See Idaho Code 41-4305
  • Actuarial certification: means a written statement by a member of the American academy of actuaries or other individual acceptable to the director that a small employer carrier is in compliance with the provisions of section 41-4706, Idaho Code, based upon the person’s examination and including a review of the appropriate records and the actuarial assumptions and methods used by the small employer carrier in establishing premium rates for applicable health benefit plans. See Idaho Code 41-4703
  • Adjourn: A motion to adjourn a legislative chamber or a committee, if passed, ends that day's session.
  • Administrator: means a person, other than a board member, employed by the board to administer a joint public agency self-funded plan. See Idaho Code 41-4102
  • 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.
  • affiliated: means any entity or person who directly or indirectly through one (1) or more intermediaries, controls or is controlled by, or is under common control with, a specified entity or person. See Idaho Code 41-4703
  • Agent: means a producer as defined in section 41-1003(8), Idaho Code. See Idaho Code 41-4703
  • 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.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • assets: means all investments held in the name of the trust as permitted by section 41-4009, Idaho Code. See Idaho Code 41-4018
  • Association: means the Idaho life and health insurance guaranty association. See Idaho Code 41-4305
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Attorney: as used in this chapter , refers to the attorney in fact of a reciprocal insurer. See Idaho Code 41-2907
  • Attorney-at-law: A person who is legally qualified and licensed to practice law, and to represent and act for clients in legal proceedings.
  • authorized: when used in the context of assessments, means a resolution by the board of directors has been passed whereby an assessment will be called immediately or in the future from member insurers for a specified amount. See Idaho Code 41-4305
  • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
  • Base premium rate: means , for each class of business as to a rating period, the lowest premium rate charged or that could have been charged under a rating system for that class of business by the small employer carrier to small employers with similar case characteristics for health benefit plans with the same or similar coverage. See Idaho Code 41-4703
  • Baseline: Projection of the receipts, outlays, and other budget amounts that would ensue in the future without any change in existing policy. Baseline projections are used to gauge the extent to which proposed legislation, if enacted into law, would alter current spending and revenue levels.
  • 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
  • Beneficiary: means any individual entitled, under the joint public agency self-funded plan, to payment by the trust fund of any part of all of the cost of any health care service rendered to him. See Idaho Code 41-4102
  • 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
  • Benefit plan: means a specific employee, union or association of natural persons benefit plan. See Idaho Code 41-4305
  • Board: means the board of directors of the small employer reinsurance program and the individual high risk reinsurance pool as provided for in section 41-5502, Idaho Code. See Idaho Code 41-4703
  • called: when used in the context of assessments, means that a notice has been issued by the association to member insurers requiring that an authorized assessment be paid within the time frame set forth within the notice. See Idaho Code 41-4305
  • Carrier: means any entity that provides, or is authorized to provide, health insurance in this state. See Idaho Code 41-4703
  • Case characteristics: means demographic or other objective characteristics of a small employer that are considered by the small employer carrier in the determination of premium rates for the small employer, provided that claim experience, health status and duration of coverage shall not be case characteristics for the purposes of this chapter. See Idaho Code 41-4703
  • Catastrophic health benefit plan: means a higher limit health benefit plan developed pursuant to section 41-4712, Idaho Code. See Idaho Code 41-4703
  • Certificate: shall mean the document issued as written evidence of the benefit contract. See Idaho Code 41-3204
  • Chambers: A judge's office.
  • 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.
  • Class of business: means all or a separate grouping of small employers established pursuant to section 41-4705, Idaho Code. See Idaho Code 41-4703
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Completed operations liability: means liability arising out of the installation, maintenance or repair of any product at a site which is not owned or controlled by:
  • Idaho Code 41-4803
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Contract: means an annuity contract. See Idaho Code 41-3001
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • contract owner: means the person who is identified as the legal owner under the terms of the policy or contract or who is otherwise vested with legal title to the policy or contract through a valid assignment completed in accordance with the terms of the policy or contract and properly recorded as the owner on the books of the insurer. See Idaho Code 41-4305
  • Contractual obligation: means an obligation under a policy or contract or certificate under a group policy or contract, or portion thereof for which coverage is provided under section 41-4303, Idaho Code. See Idaho Code 41-4305
  • Contribution: means the amount paid or payable by the employer or employee into the trust fund. See Idaho Code 41-4102
  • 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.
  • Counterclaim: A claim that a defendant makes against a plaintiff.
  • Covered policy: means a policy or contract or portion of a policy or contract for which coverage is provided under section 41-4303, Idaho Code. See Idaho Code 41-4305
  • Customer: means any person having an account with a bank or for whom a bank has agreed to collect items, including a bank that maintains an account at another bank;
  • Idaho Code 28-4-104
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Death master file: means the United States social security administration’s death master file or any other database or service that is at least as comprehensive as the United States social security administration’s death master file for determining that a person has reportedly died. See Idaho Code 41-3001
  • Death master file match: means a search of the death master file that results in a match of the social security number or the name and date of birth of an insured, annuity owner or retained asset account holder. See Idaho Code 41-3001
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • 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
  • Director: means the director of the department of insurance of this state. See Idaho Code 41-4102
  • Director: means the director of the Idaho department of insurance. See Idaho Code 41-4305
  • Director: means the director of the department of insurance of the state of Idaho. See Idaho Code 41-4703
  • Director: means the director of the department of insurance of this state or the director, commissioner, or superintendent of the department of insurance of any other state. See Idaho Code 41-4803
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Eligible employee: means an employee who works on a full-time basis and has a normal work week of thirty (30) or more hours or, by agreement between the employer and the carrier, an employee who works between twenty (20) and thirty (30) hours per week. See Idaho Code 41-4703
  • Embezzlement: In most states, embezzlement is defined as theft/larceny of assets (money or property) by a person in a position of trust or responsibility over those assets. Embezzlement typically occurs in the employment and corporate settings. Source: OCC
  • Enterprise risk: means any activity, circumstance, event or series of events involving one (1) or more affiliates of an insurer that, if not remedied promptly, is likely to have a material adverse effect upon the financial condition or liquidity of the insurer or its insurance holding company system as a whole including, but not limited to, anything that would cause the insurer’s risk-based capital to fall into company action level as set forth in section 41-5403, Idaho Code, or would cause the insurer to be in hazardous financial condition as set forth by rule in IDAPA 18. See Idaho Code 41-3802
  • 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
  • Escheat: Reversion of real or personal property to the state when 1) a person dies without leaving a will and has no heirs, or 2) when the property (such as a bank account) has been inactive for a certain period of time. Source: OCC
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • Established geographic service area: means a geographic area, as approved by the director and based on the carrier’s certificate of authority to transact insurance in this state, within which the carrier is authorized to provide coverage. See Idaho Code 41-4703
  • 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.
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • Federal Reserve System: The central bank of the United States. The Fed, as it is commonly called, regulates the U.S. monetary and financial system. The Federal Reserve System is composed of a central governmental agency in Washington, D.C. (the Board of Governors) and twelve regional Federal Reserve Banks in major cities throughout the United States. Source: OCC
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Foreclosure: A legal process in which property that is collateral or security for a loan may be sold to help repay the loan when the loan is in default. Source: OCC
  • Forgery: The fraudulent signing or alteration of another's name to an instrument such as a deed, mortgage, or check. The intent of the forgery is to deceive or defraud. Source: OCC
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • 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
  • Germane: On the subject of the pending bill or other business; a strict standard of relevance.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • 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
  • Group-wide supervisor: means the regulatory official authorized to engage in conducting and coordinating group-wide supervision activities who is determined or acknowledged by the director under section 41-3815A, Idaho Code, to have sufficient significant contacts with the internationally active insurance group. See Idaho Code 41-3802
  • Guarantor: A party who agrees to be responsible for the payment of another party's debts should that party default. Source: OCC
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Hazardous financial condition: means that, based on its present or reasonably anticipated financial condition, a risk retention group, although not yet financially impaired or insolvent, is unlikely to be able:
  • Idaho Code 41-4803
  • Health benefit plan: means any hospital or medical policy or certificate, any subscriber contract provided by a hospital or professional service corporation, or managed care organization subscriber contract. See Idaho Code 41-4703
  • Impaired insurer: means a member insurer:
  • Idaho Code 41-4305
  • 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
  • Index rate: means , for each class of business as to a rating period for small employers with similar case characteristics, the arithmetic average of the applicable base premium rate and the corresponding highest premium rate. See Idaho Code 41-4703
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • insolvent: means the plan is unable to pay its obligations when they are due or that its assets do not exceed its liabilities. See Idaho Code 41-4018
  • Insolvent insurer: means a member insurer which, after the effective date of this chapter, is placed under an order of liquidation by a court of competent jurisdiction with a finding of insolvency. See Idaho Code 41-4305
  • Insurance: means primary insurance, excess insurance, reinsurance, surplus lines insurance, or any other arrangement for shifting and distributing risk which is determined to be insurance under this code. See Idaho Code 41-4803
  • Insurance holding company system: means two (2) or more affiliated persons, one (1) or more of whom is an insurer. See Idaho Code 41-3802
  • Intangible property: Property that has no intrinsic value, but is merely the evidence of value such as stock certificates, bonds, and promissory notes.
  • Intellectual disability: means significantly subaverage general intellectual functioning that is accompanied by significant limitations in adaptive functioning in at least two (2) of the following skill areas: communication, self-care, home living, social or interpersonal skills, use of community resources, self-direction, functional academic skills, work, leisure, health and safety. See Idaho Code 73-114
  • Interest rate: The amount paid by a borrower to a lender in exchange for the use of the lender's money for a certain period of time. Interest is paid on loans or on debt instruments, such as notes or bonds, either at regular intervals or as part of a lump sum payment when the issue matures. Source: OCC
  • Internationally active insurance group: means an insurance holding company system that:
  • Idaho Code 41-3802
  • Irrevocable trust: A trust arrangement that cannot be revoked, rescinded, or repealed by the grantor.
  • Joint powers agreement: means an agreement entered into between public agencies pursuant to chapter 23, title 67, Idaho Code. See Idaho Code 41-4102
  • 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.
  • Late enrollee: means an eligible employee or dependent who requests enrollment in a health benefit plan of a small employer following the initial enrollment period during which the individual is entitled to enroll under the terms of the health benefit plan, provided that the initial enrollment period is a period of at least thirty (30) days. See Idaho Code 41-4703
  • Laws: shall mean the society’s articles of incorporation, constitution and bylaws, however designated. See Idaho Code 41-3204
  • Lawsuit: A legal action started by a plaintiff against a defendant based on a complaint that the defendant failed to perform a legal duty, resulting in harm to the plaintiff.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Liability: means legal liability for damages, including costs of defense, legal costs and fees, and other claims expenses because of injuries to other persons, damage to their property, or other damage or loss to such other persons resulting from or arising out of any business whether profit or nonprofit, trade, product, services including professional services, premises, or operations, or arising out of any activity of any state or local government, or any agency or political subdivision thereof, but does not include personal risk liability or with the exception of an employer’s legal liability with respect to its employees under the federal employers’ liability act (45 U. See Idaho Code 41-4803
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • 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
  • Major medical insurance: means , solely for purposes of this chapter, health insurance policies, contracts or certificates that are issued to provide hospital and medical-surgical coverage. See Idaho Code 41-4305
  • Member insurer: means an insurer licensed or that holds a certificate of authority to transact in this state any kind of insurance for which coverage is provided under section 41-4303, Idaho Code, and includes an insurer whose license or certificate of authority in this state may have been suspended, revoked, not renewed or voluntarily withdrawn. See Idaho Code 41-4305
  • 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
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Mortgagee: The person to whom property is mortgaged and who has loaned the money.
  • National Bank: A bank that is subject to the supervision of the Comptroller of the Currency. The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency is a bureau of the U.S. Treasury Department. A national bank can be recognized because it must have "national" or "national association" in its name. Source: OCC
  • New business premium rate: means , for each class of business as to a rating period, the lowest premium rate charged or offered or which could have been charged or offered by the small employer carrier to small employers with similar case characteristics for newly issued health benefit plans with the same or similar coverage. See Idaho Code 41-4703
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Person: means an individual, a corporation, a limited liability company, a partnership, an association, a joint stock company, a business trust, an unincorporated organization, or any similar entity or any combination of the foregoing acting in concert, but shall not include any joint venture partnership exclusively engaged in owning, managing, leasing or developing real or tangible personal property. See Idaho Code 41-3802
  • Person: means any individual, corporation, association, firm, syndicate, organization or other entity. See Idaho Code 41-4102
  • person: includes a corporation as well as a natural person;
  • Idaho Code 73-114
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, limited liability company, partnership, association, governmental body or entity or voluntary organization. See Idaho Code 41-4305
  • 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
  • Personal risk liability: means liability for damages because of injury to any person, damage to property, or other loss or damage resulting from any person, familial, or household responsibilities or activities apart from responsibilities or activities referred to in subsection (6) of this section. See Idaho Code 41-4803
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • plan: means any public agency plan established by a joint powers agreement and under which payment for any disability benefits not otherwise provided for under title 72, Idaho Code (worker’s compensation and related laws — industrial commission), medical, surgical, hospital, and other services for prevention, diagnosis, or treatment of any disease, injury, or bodily condition of an employee is, or is to be, regularly provided for or promised from funds created or maintained in whole or in part by contributions or payments thereto by a public agency employer, or by a public agency employer and the employees of the public agency, and not otherwise covered by insurance or contract with a health care service corporation, health maintenance organization, or similar other third party prepayment plan. See Idaho Code 41-4102
  • Plan of operation: means the plan of operation of the program established pursuant to section 41-4711, Idaho Code. See Idaho Code 41-4703
  • Plan of operation or feasibility study: means an analysis which presents the expected activities and results of a risk retention group, including, at a minimum:
  • Idaho Code 41-4803
  • Plan year: means the year that is designated as the plan year in the plan document of a group health benefit plan, except that if the plan document does not designate a plan year or if there is no plan document, the plan year is:
  • Idaho Code 41-4703
  • 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.
  • Pleadings: Written statements of the parties in a civil case of their positions. In the federal courts, the principal pleadings are the complaint and the answer.
  • Policy: means any policy or certificate of life insurance that provides a death benefit. See Idaho Code 41-3001
  • 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
  • Precedent: A court decision in an earlier case with facts and law similar to a dispute currently before a court. Precedent will ordinarily govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way.
  • Premium: means all moneys paid by a small employer and eligible employees as a condition of receiving coverage from a small employer carrier, including any fees or other contributions associated with the health benefit plan. See Idaho Code 41-4703
  • 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
  • Premiums: means amounts or considerations, by whatever name called, received on covered policies or contracts less returned premiums, considerations and deposits and less dividends and experience credits. See Idaho Code 41-4305
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • Product liability: means liability for damages because of any personal injury, death, emotional harm, consequential economic damage or property damage (including damages resulting from the loss of use of property) arising out of the manufacture, design, importation, distribution, packaging, labeling, lease, or sale of a product, but does not include the liability of any person for those damages if the product involved was in the possession of such a person when the incident giving rise to the claim occurred. See Idaho Code 41-4803
  • Program: means the Idaho small employer reinsurance program created in section 41-4711, Idaho Code. See Idaho Code 41-4703
  • Property: includes both real and personal property. See Idaho Code 73-114
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Public agency: means any city, county or political subdivision of this state, including, but not limited to: counties; school districts; highway districts; port authorities; instrumentalities of counties, county hospitals, cities or any political subdivision created under the laws of the state of Idaho; and the state of Idaho and any agency of the state government. See Idaho Code 41-4102
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Purchasing group: means any group which:
  • Idaho Code 41-4803
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Rating period: means the calendar period for which premium rates established by a small employer carrier are assumed to be in effect. See Idaho Code 41-4703
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Receivership court: means the court in the insolvent or impaired insurer’s state having jurisdiction over the conservation, rehabilitation or liquidation of the insurer. See Idaho Code 41-4305
  • Recordkeeping services: means those circumstances under which the insurer has agreed with a group policy or contract customer to be responsible for obtaining, maintaining and administering in its own or its agents’ systems information about each individual insured under an insured’s group insurance contract, or a line of coverage thereunder, at least the following information:
  • Idaho Code 41-3001
  • Registered mail: includes certified mail. See Idaho Code 73-114
  • Reinsuring carrier: means a small employer carrier participating in the reinsurance program pursuant to section 41-4711, Idaho Code. See Idaho Code 41-4703
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Rescission: The cancellation of budget authority previously provided by Congress. The Impoundment Control Act of 1974 specifies that the President may propose to Congress that funds be rescinded. If both Houses have not approved a rescission proposal (by passing legislation) within 45 days of continuous session, any funds being withheld must be made available for obligation.
  • Resident: means a person to whom a contractual obligation is owed and who resides in this state on the date of entry of a court order that determines a member insurer to be an impaired insurer or a court order that determines a member insurer to be an insolvent insurer. See Idaho Code 41-4305
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Restricted network provision: means any provision of a health benefit plan that conditions the payment of benefits, in whole or in part, on the use of health care providers that have entered into a contractual arrangement with the carrier to provide health care services to covered individuals. See Idaho Code 41-4703
  • Retained asset account: means any mechanism whereby the settlement of proceeds payable under a policy or contract is accomplished by the insurer or an entity acting on behalf of the insurer depositing the proceeds into an account with check or draft writing privileges, where those proceeds are retained by the insurer or its agent, pursuant to a supplementary contract not involving annuity benefits other than death benefits. See Idaho Code 41-3001
  • Risk retention group: means any corporation or other limited liability association:
  • Idaho Code 41-4803
  • Risk-assuming carrier: means a small employer carrier whose application is approved by the director pursuant to section 41-4710, Idaho Code. See Idaho Code 41-4703
  • 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
  • seal: includes an impression of such seal upon the paper, alone, as well as upon wax or a wafer affixed thereto; or, alternatively, the seal may be the mark of a rubber stamp providing substantially the same information as the impression. See Idaho Code 73-111
  • Sequester: To separate. Sometimes juries are sequestered from outside influences during their deliberations.
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • 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.
  • Small employer: means any person, firm, corporation, partnership or association that is actively engaged in business that employed an average of at least two (2) but no more than fifty (50) eligible employees on business days during the preceding calendar year and that employs at least two (2) but no more than fifty (50) eligible employees on the first day of the plan year, the majority of whom were and are employed within this state. See Idaho Code 41-4703
  • Small employer carrier: means a carrier that offers health benefit plans covering eligible employees of one (1) or more small employers in this state. See Idaho Code 41-4703
  • Small employer standard health benefit plan: means a health benefit plan developed pursuant to section 41-4712, Idaho Code. See Idaho Code 41-4703
  • Society: shall mean fraternal benefit society, unless otherwise indicated. See Idaho Code 41-3204
  • State: means a state or a commonwealth of the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and a United States possession, territory or protectorate. See Idaho Code 41-4305
  • 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
  • State: means any state of the United States or the District of Columbia. See Idaho Code 41-4803
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Statute of limitations: A law that sets the time within which parties must take action to enforce their rights.
  • Structured settlement annuity: means an annuity purchased in order to fund periodic payments for a plaintiff or other claimant in payment for or with respect to personal injury suffered by the plaintiff or other claimant. See Idaho Code 41-4305
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Subsidiary: means a specified person who is an affiliate controlled by such person directly or indirectly through one (1) or more intermediaries. See Idaho Code 41-3802
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Surplus: means the excess of the assets of a self-funded plan minus the liabilities of the plan, provided the liabilities of a self-funded plan shall include the claims liability of the plan. See Idaho Code 41-4102
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Tort: A civil wrong or breach of a duty to another person, as outlined by law. A very common tort is negligent operation of a motor vehicle that results in property damage and personal injury in an automobile accident.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Trust account: A general term that covers all types of accounts in a trust department, such as estates, guardianships, and agencies. Source: OCC
  • Trust fund: means a fund established under a joint public agency self-funded plan for receipt of contributions of employers and employees and payment of or with respect to health care service costs of beneficiaries. See Idaho Code 41-4102
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Unallocated annuity contract: means an annuity contract or group annuity certificate which is not issued to and owned by an individual, except to the extent of any annuity benefits guaranteed to an individual by an insurer under the contract or certificate. See Idaho Code 41-4305
  • under common control with: means the possession, direct or indirect, of the power to direct or cause the direction of the management and policies of a person, whether through the ownership of voting securities, by contract other than a commercial contract for goods or nonmanagement services, or otherwise, unless the power is the result of an official position with or a corporate office held by the person. See Idaho Code 41-3802
  • Usury: Charging an illegally high interest rate on a loan. Source: OCC
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.
  • Voting security: means any security convertible into or evidencing a right to acquire a voting security. See Idaho Code 41-3802
  • Writ: signifies an order or precept in writing, issued in the name of the people, or of a court or judicial officer, and the word "process" a writ or summons issued in the course of judicial proceedings. See Idaho Code 73-114