(215 ILCS 155/9)
(from Ch. 73, par. 1409)
Impairment of capital; discontinuance of issuance of new policies; penalty.
(a) Whenever the capital of any title insurance company
authorized to do business under this Act is determined by the circuit
court, upon the application of the Secretary, to be impaired
to the extent of 25% of its capital, or to have otherwise become unsafe, the Secretary shall cancel the authority of the company
to do business.
(b) The Secretary shall give notice as provided by this Act to the company to
discontinue doing business until its capital has been made
good. The title insurance company may continue to issue policies and perform other actions that are required to complete contractual obligations undertaken prior to the notice.
(c) Any officer or management employee who continues to take orders for title insurance or close transactions on behalf of
a company after the notice to discontinue doing business, and before its
capital has been made good, may, for each offense, be fined as provided by this Act.
(Source: P.A. 94-893, eff. 6-20-06.)