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The DC Code: § 31-904 Approval of the plan by the members.

Index31 Insurance and Securities. (Refs & Annos)
a
All eligible members shall be given notice of and an opportunity to vote upon the plan.
b
All eligible members shall be given notice of the members' meeting to vote upon the plan. A copy of the plan or a summary of the plan shall accompany the notice. The notice shall be mailed to each member's last known address, as shown on the mutual company's records, within 45 days of the Commissioner's approval of the plan. The meeting to vote upon the plan shall not be set for a date less than 10 days and no more than 60 days after the date when the notice of the meeting is mailed by the mutual company. If the meeting to vote upon the plan is held coincident with the mutual company's annual meeting of policyholders, only one combined notice of meeting is required.
c
After approval by the Commissioner, the plan shall be adopted upon receiving the affirmative vote of at least a majority of the votes cast by eligible members. Members entitled to vote upon the proposed plan may vote in person or by proxy. Any proxies to be solicited from eligible members shall be filed with and approved by the Commissioner. The number of votes each eligible member may cast shall be determined by the mutual company bylaws. If the bylaws are silent, each eligible member may cast one vote.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 35-4204. Effect of Amendments D.C. Law 13-214, in subsec. (b), substituted "10 days and no more than 60 days" for "60 days". Legislative History of Laws For legislative history of D.C. Law 11-126, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 31-901. For legislative history of D.C. Law 12-81, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 31-901. For D.C. Law 13-214, see notes following § 31-902. DC CODE § 31-904 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(May 24, 1996, D.C. Law 11-126, § 5, 43 DCR 1551; Mar. 24, 1998, D.C. Law 12-81, § 43(d), 45 DCR 745; Apr. 3, 2001, D.C. Law 13-214, § 2(c), 47 DCR 9580.)