ORGANIZATION AND CORPORATE PROCEDURES OF STOCK AND MUTUAL INSURERS
41-2827. Amendment of articles of incorporation — Mutual insurer. (1) A domestic mutual insurer heretofore or hereafter formed may amend its articles of incorporation for any lawful purpose by affirmative vote of a majority of those of its members present or represented by proxy at any regular annual meeting of its members, or at any special meeting called for the purpose.
(2) Upon adoption of such an amendment the insurer shall make a certificate thereof in triplicate under its corporate seal, setting forth such amendment and the date and manner of the adoption thereof, which certificate shall be executed by the insurer’s president or vice-president and secretary or assistant secretary, and be verified by one of them before a notary public. The insurer shall deliver to the director the triplicate originals of the certificate together with the filing fee specified therefor in section 41-401 (fee schedule). The director shall transmit one (1) original of the proposed amendment to the attorney general for examination. If the director and the attorney general find that the certificate and the amendments comply with law, the director shall endorse his approval upon each of the triplicate originals, place one (1) set on file in his office and return the remaining originals to the insurer. The insurer shall file one (1) of such originals with the secretary of state and retain the third original for its corporate records. The amendment shall be effective when filed with the secretary of state.
(3) If the director or the attorney general find that the proposed amendment or certificate does not comply with law, the director shall not approve the same, and shall return all certificates of amendment to the insurer together with his written statement of reasons for nonapproval. The filing fee shall not be returnable.
[41-2827, added 1961, ch. 330, sec. 595, p. 645; am. 1985, ch. 251, sec. 2, p. 585.]