(215 ILCS 5/346) (from Ch. 73, par. 958)
    Sec. 346. Benefit account and expense account. (1) All burial societies shall charge a premium or levy an assessment to be paid by the members. Unless the society maintains reserves meeting the standards of Article XIV on its benefit certificates, the society shall not use more than sixty-five per centum of such premium or assessment for the purpose of paying commissions, salaries and other expenses of operation, and the surplus and legal reserves shall constitute the benefit account of the society and shall be retained in cash or be invested in accordance with Article VIII.
    (2) No society shall invest in or loan upon any bond or note secured by mortgage or trust deed on real estate if an officer or director of such society has any financial interest in the real estate upon which the loan is made.
(Source: P.A. 86-753.)