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40-3608.Delinquency proceedings; commencement and jurisdiction to determine; authority of court; actions to be brought in district court of Shawnee county. (a) No delinquency proceeding shall be commenced under this section by anyone other than the commissioner and no court shall have jurisdiction to entertain, hear or determine any such proceeding commenced by any other person.

(b) No court shall have jurisdiction to entertain, hear or determine any complaint praying for the dissolution, liquidation, rehabilitation, sequestration, conservation or receivership of any insurer; or praying for an injunction or restraining order or other relief preliminary to, incidental to or relating to such proceedings other than in accordance with this act.

(c) In addition to other grounds for jurisdiction provided by law, a court having jurisdiction of the subject matter has jurisdiction over a person served pursuant to K.S.A. 60-101 et seq. and amendments thereto, Kansas rules of civil procedure, or other applicable provisions of law in an action brought by the receiver of a domestic insurer or an alien insurer domiciled in this state:

(1) If the person served is an agent, broker or other person who has at any time written policies of insurance for or has acted in any manner whatsoever on behalf of an insurer against which a delinquency proceeding has been instituted, in any action resulting from or incident to such a relationship with the insurer;

(2) if the person served is a reinsurer who has at any time entered into a contract of reinsurance with an insurer against which a delinquency proceeding has been instituted, or is an agent or broker of or for the reinsurer, in any action on or incident to the reinsurance contract;

(3) if the person served is or has been an officer, director, manager, trustee, organizer, promoter or other person in a position of comparable authority or influence over an insurer against which a delinquency proceeding has been instituted, in any action resulting from or incident to such a relationship with the insurer;

(4) if the person served is or was at the time of the institution of the delinquency proceeding against the insurer holding assets in which the receiver claims an interest on behalf of the insurer, in any action concerning the assets; or

(5) if the person served is obligated to the insurer in any way whatsoever, in any action on or incident to the obligation.

(d) If the court on motion of any party finds that any action should as a matter of substantial justice be tried in a forum outside this state, the court may enter an appropriate order to stay further proceedings on the action in this state.

(e) All actions herein authorized shall be brought in the district court of Shawnee county, Kansas.

History: L. 1991, ch. 125, § 4; July 1.



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