(215 ILCS 5/20) (from Ch. 73, par. 632)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2027)
    Sec. 20. Authority to solicit subscriptions.
    (1) Upon the approval of the articles of incorporation by the Director and upon compliance with such reasonable regulations relating to the offering and subscription of or for shares as may be promulgated by the Director to the end that no inequity, fraud or deceit may be worked or tend to be worked upon prospective subscribers to or purchasers of such shares, he shall issue to the company a permit, which shall expire at the end of two years from its date, authorizing it to solicit subscriptions in accordance with such regulations, this Code and the form of subscription agreement filed with him, to receive payment for its shares and to do such other acts as may be necessary and proper in order to complete its organization and to entitle it to receive a certificate of authority to transact an insurance business.
    (2) No subscription for shares shall be solicited, until such subscriptions or shares shall have been qualified or registered in accordance with any law of this State or of the United States requiring qualification or registration.
    (3) If the Director finds that any company in process of organization has failed to comply with, or has violated any provision of the Code, he may proceed against the company under Article XIII, and may after notice and hearing, if any provision of the Code or any regulation promulgated under subsection (1) has been violated, revoke the permit issued to it under subsection (1).
(Source: Laws 1959, p. 1428.)