2018 Missouri Revised Statutes
Title XXIII - Corporations, Associations and Partnerships
Chapter 354 - Health Services Corporations — Health Maintenance Organizations — Prepaid Dental Plans
Section 354.205 Examinations — costs, how paid.
Effective 28 Aug 1983
Title XXIII CORPORATIONS, ASSOCIATIONS AND PARTNERSHIPSChapter 354
354.205. Examinations — costs, how paid. — 1. The expenses of any proceedings concerning, or examinations of, a corporation subject to the provisions of sections 354.010 to 354.380, conducted by the department of insurance, financial institutions and professional registration shall be assessed by the director upon the corporation proceeded against or examined, or whose policies have been valued, and shall be in the first instance paid by such corporation, on the order of the director, directly to the person or persons rendering the service.
2. If the corporation subject to the provisions of sections 354.010 to 354.380 has been or shall be adjudged insolvent, or shall neglect, fail or refuse to pay the director may approve the payment of the expenses, in whole or in part, which shall be paid in like manner as other expenses of the department of insurance, financial institutions and professional registration; and the amount so paid, together with cost, charges and fees for collecting the same, shall be a first lien upon all the assets and property of such corporation, and may be recovered by the director of revenue in any court of competent jurisdiction; or if such corporation be in liquidation, or process of being wound up, the cost and expenses of settling its affairs shall be allowed and taxed as costs against said corporation, and shall be a first lien upon and payable out of its assets. The director of revenue shall deposit such sums in the state treasury to reimburse the insurance fund.
3. Before any costs of any examination or valuation shall be paid, vouchers for the same shall be submitted to and approved by the commissioner of administration.
4. When any examination or valuation is made by the director in person or by any salaried employee of the department of insurance, financial institutions and professional registration, the cost of making the same shall be certified to the director of revenue for collection.
(L. 1983 H.B. 127)