A fraternal benefit society organized and existing under the laws of this state that issues insurance certificates, but is exempt from Chapter 3921. of the Revised Code, shall for the purpose of sections 5725.01 to 5725.26 of the Revised Code, file annually with the superintendent of insurance a report of valuation of its certificates, in the form required by the superintendent of fraternal benefit societies subject to the requirements of Chapter 3921. of the Revised Code, and the superintendent shall determine the admitted and nonadmitted assets and liabilities of the fraternal benefit society on the same basis on which the admitted and nonadmitted assets and liabilities of other fraternal benefit societies are determined.
Sections 5725.18 to 5725.21 and section 5725.25 of the Revised Code do not apply to any other domestic insurance company that is not required by law, or by election made pursuant to law, to file annual reports with the superintendent nor to associations or corporations organized not for profit that admit to membership only employees of a person, firm, or corporation or employees of a group of employers engaged in the same or similar lines of business, who seek to provide indemnity among their members for loss from, or to provide a benefit in the event of, accident, sickness, or death of any of their number, whether by means of the exchange of private contracts between themselves or by the exchange of contracts between themselves and a corporation or association created for their protection and not for profit.
Cite as R.C. § 5725.21
History. Effective Date: 01-01-1997