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Revenue and Taxation Code - RTC

DIVISION 2. OTHER TAXES [6001 - 61050]

  ( Heading of Division 2 amended by Stats. 1968, Ch. 279. )

PART 7. INSURANCE TAXATION [12001 - 13170]

  ( Part 7 added by Stats. 1941, Ch. 113. )

CHAPTER 6. Suspension of Rights of Delinquent Insurers [12801 - 12834]

  ( Chapter 6 added by Stats. 1941, Ch. 113. )

ARTICLE 2. Suspended Corporate Insurers [12832 - 12834]
  ( Article 2 added by Stats. 1941, Ch. 113. )


Every person who attempts or purports to exercise any of the rights, privileges or powers of a suspended domestic insurer or attempts to transact any intrastate business in this state in behalf of a forfeited foreign insurer is guilty of a misdemeanor. Upon conviction he shall be punished by a fine not exceeding two thousand dollars ($2,000), or by imprisonment in a county jail not exceeding one year, or by both such fine and imprisonment.

(Amended by Stats. 1983, Ch. 1092, Sec. 371. Effective September 27, 1983. Operative January 1, 1984, by Sec. 427 of Ch. 1092.)


The county in which occurs any part of the attempted exercise of the powers or any part of the transaction of business has jurisdiction of the offense.

(Added by Stats. 1941, Ch. 113.)


The certified copies of lists of corporations which have failed to pay the taxes, interest, and penalties imposed upon insurers transmitted by the Controller to county clerks and county recorders for filing or recording in their respective offices, or a copy of these lists certified by the Controller, are receivable in evidence in any court in lieu of the original record of suspension or forfeiture on file with the Controller, and are prima facie evidence of the truth of all statements contained.

(Amended by Stats. 1973, Ch. 665.)

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