If the superintendent of insurance finds, upon investigation, that a domestic fraternal benefit society has exceeded its powers, has failed to comply with any provision of this chapter, is not fulfilling its contracts in good faith, has a membership of less than four hundred after an existence of one year or more, or is conducting business fraudulently or in a manner hazardous to its members, creditors, the public, or the business, the superintendent shall issue a written notice to the society that sets forth the deficiency and the reasons for the superintendent's dissatisfaction, and that requires the society to correct the deficiency within thirty days after receipt of the notice. If the society fails to correct the deficiency within that thirty-day period, the superintendent shall commence an action against the society under sections 3903.01 to 3903.59 of the Revised Code.
Amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.124, HB 341, §1, eff. 1/1/2013.
Effective Date: 06-30-1997 .