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Chapter 636
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F.S. 636.218
636.218 Annual reports.
(1) Each discount plan organization shall file with the office, within 3 months after the end of each fiscal year, an annual report.
(2) Such reports must be on forms prescribed by the commission and must include:
(a) Audited financial statements prepared in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles certified by an independent certified public accountant, including the organization’s balance sheet, income statement, and statement of changes in cash flow for the preceding year. An organization that is a subsidiary of a parent entity that is publicly traded and that prepares audited financial statements reflecting the consolidated operations of the parent entity and the organization may petition the office to accept, in lieu of the audited financial statement of the organization, the audited financial statement of the parent entity and a written guaranty by the parent entity that the minimum capital requirements of the organization required by this part will be met by the parent entity.
(b) If different from the initial application or the last annual report, a list of the names and residence addresses of all persons responsible for the conduct of the organization’s affairs, together with a disclosure of the extent and nature of any contracts or arrangements between such persons and the discount plan organization, including any possible conflicts of interest.
(c) The number of discount plan members in the state.
(d) Such other information relating to the performance of the discount plan organization as is reasonably required by the commission or office.
(3) Every discount plan organization that fails to file an annual report in the form and within the time required by this section shall forfeit up to $500 for each day for the first 10 days during which the neglect continues and shall forfeit up to $1,000 for each day after the first 10 days during which the neglect continues; and, upon notice by the office to that effect, the organization’s authority to enroll new members or to do business in this state ceases while such default continues. The office shall deposit all sums collected by the office under this section to the credit of the Insurance Regulatory Trust Fund. The office may not collect more than $50,000 for each report.
History.s. 31, ch. 2004-297; s. 11, ch. 2005-232; s. 20, ch. 2017-112.