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40-741.Definitions. As used in this act:

(a) "Agent" means an individual as defined in K.S.A. 40-239, and amendments thereto.

(b) "Benefit contract" means the agreement for provision of benefits authorized by subsection (a) of K.S.A. 40-742, as that agreement is described in K.S.A. 40-749.

(c) "Benefit member" means an adult member who is designated by the laws or rules of the society to be a benefit member under a benefit contract.

(d) "Certificate" means the document issued as written evidence of the benefit contract.

(e) "Commissioner" means the commissioner of insurance of this state.

(f) "Premiums" means premiums, rates, dues or other required contributions by whatever name known, which are payable under the certificate.

(g) "Laws" means the society's articles of incorporation, constitution and bylaws, however designated.

(h) "Rules" means 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.

(i) "Society" means fraternal benefit society, unless otherwise indicated.

(j) "Lodge" means subordinate member units of the society, known as camps, courts, councils, branches or by any other designation.

History: L. 1988, ch. 154, § 4; Jan. 1, 1989.



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