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Corporations Code - CORP

TITLE 3. UNINCORPORATED ASSOCIATIONS [18000 - 24001.5]

  ( Title 3 enacted by Stats. 1947, Ch. 1038. )

PART 2. NONPROFIT ASSOCIATIONS [18605 - 21401]

  ( Heading of Part 2 renumbered from Part 1 by Stats. 1972, Ch. 962. )

CHAPTER 5. Death Benefit Payments by Fraternal Societies [21400 - 21401]
  ( Chapter 5 enacted by Stats. 1947, Ch. 1038. )

21400.
  

Whenever any fraternal society or lodge, other than a society subject to supervision by the Insurance Commissioner, pays benefits contingent on the death of a member, beneficiaries other than the following relatives by blood, marriage, or adoption shall be paid only the excess of the amount of the benefits over the expense of burial of the member: Spouse, relative by blood to the fourth degree, father-in-law, mother-in-law, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, stepfather, stepmother, stepchildren, children by legal adoption, and parents by legal adoption.

(Enacted by Stats. 1947, Ch. 1038.)

21401.
  

Any fraternal society or lodge which makes any payment in violation of this chapter is liable for the expense of burial of the member to the extent of the amount paid in violation thereof.

(Enacted by Stats. 1947, Ch. 1038.)

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