Alaska Statutes.
Title 21. Insurance
Chapter 78. Rehabilitation and Liquidation
Section 330. Definitions.
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AS 21.78.330. Definitions.

In this chapter,

(1) "delinquency proceeding" means a proceeding commenced against an insurer under this chapter for the purpose of liquidating, rehabilitating, reorganizing, or conserving the insurer;

(2) "domiciliary state" means the state in which an insurer is incorporated or organized, or in the case of an insurer incorporated or organized in a foreign country, the state in which the insurer, having become authorized to do business in the state, has at the commencement of delinquency proceedings, the largest amount of its assets held in trust and assets held on deposit for the benefit of its policyholders or policyholders and creditors in the United States, and the insurer is considered to be domiciled in that state;

(3) "foreign country" means territory not in a state;

(4) "general assets" means all property, real, personal, or otherwise, not specifically mortgaged, pledged, deposited, or otherwise encumbered for the security or benefit of specified persons or a limited class or classes of persons, and as to the specifically encumbered property the term includes all the property or its proceeds in excess of the amount necessary to discharge the sum or sums secured thereby; assets held in trust and assets held on deposit for the security or benefit of all policyholders or all policyholders and creditors in the United States shall be considered general assets;

(5) "impairment" or "insolvency" means that the capital of a stock insurer or the surplus of a mutual or reciprocal insurer shall be considered to be impaired and the insurer shall be considered to be insolvent, when the insurer is not possessed of assets at least equal to all liabilities and required reserves together with its total issued and outstanding capital stock if a stock insurer, or the minimum surplus if a mutual or reciprocal insurer required by this title to be maintained for the kind or kinds of insurance it is then authorized to transact;

(6) "insurer" means a person, firm, corporation, association, or aggregation of persons doing an insurance business and subject to the insurance supervisory authority of or to liquidation, rehabilitation, reorganization, or conservation by the director or the equivalent insurance supervisory official of another state;

(7) "preferred claim" means a claim with respect to which the law of the state or of the United States accords priority of payments from the general assets of the insurer;

(8) "receiver" means receiver, liquidator, rehabilitator, or conservator as the context may require;

(9) "reciprocal state" means a state other than this state in which in substance and effect the provisions of the Uniform Insurers Liquidation Act, as defined in AS 21.78.200 , are in force, including the provisions requiring that the director of insurance or equivalent insurance supervisory official be the receiver of a delinquent insurer;

(10) "secured claim" means a claim secured by mortgage, trust deed, pledge, deposit as security, escrow, or otherwise, but not including special deposit claims or claims against general assets; the term also includes claims which more than four months prior to the commencement of delinquency proceedings in the state of the insurer's domicile have become liens upon specific assets by reason of judicial process;

(11) "special deposit claim" means a claim secured by a deposit made under statute for the security or benefit of a limited class or classes of persons, but not including general assets;

(12) "state" means a state of the United States and the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.

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