(215 ILCS 5/540.5) (from Ch. 73, par. 1065.90-5)
    Sec. 540.5. (a) A covered claim, for other than unearned premium, is a claim which appears on the books and records of the insolvent company as of the date of the Order of Liquidation or a claim for which notice is given in writing to the liquidator of the insolvent company's domiciliary state or to an ancillary receiver in this State, if any, or to the Fund or its agents prior to the earlier of the last date fixed for the timely filing of proofs of claim in the domiciliary liquidation proceedings or 18 months after the entry of the order of liquidation. The liquidator or ancillary receiver in this State, if any, shall periodically submit a list of claims to the Fund or similar organization in another state.
    (b) The Fund shall establish procedures by which unearned premium claims are to be determined and paid as covered claims.
(Source: P.A. 85-576.)