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7. For filing certificate of increase of capital stock, five dollars for every fifty thousand dollars or fraction thereof of such increase.

8. For filing certificate of decrease of capital stock, five dollars.

9. For filing notice of removal of principal place of business, five dollars.

10. For filing amended articles of incorporation, unless otherwise provided for, five dollars.

11. For filing certificate of creation of bonded indebtedness, or increase or decrease thereof, five dollars.

12. For issuing certificate of increase or decrease of capital stock, three dollars.

13. For filing certificate on continuance of existence, five dollars.

14. For issuing certificate of continuance of existence, three dollars.

15. For filing claim to trademark, and issuing certificate of filing, five dollars.

16. For issuing certificate of filing of any document, not otherwise provided for, three dollars.

17. For filing certificate of increase or decrease of number of directors, five dollars.

18. For issuing certificate of increase or decrease of number of directors, three dollars.

19. For receiving and recording each official bond, five dollars. 20. For filing notice of appointment of agent, five dollars.

21. For each commission, passport, or other document signed by the governor and attested by the secretary of state (pardons, military commissions, and extradition papers excepted), five dollars.

22. For each patent for land issued by the governor, if for one hundred and sixty acres or less, one dollar; and for each additional one hundred and sixty acres, or fraction thereof, one dollar.

23. For issuing certificate of official character, two dollars.

24. For recording miscellaneous documents or papers, twenty cents per folio.

25. For filing certified copy of order and decree of court, changing name, five dollars.

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Exceptions. No member of the legislature or state officer shall be charged for any search relative to matters appertaining to the duties of their office; nor shall they be charged any fee for a certified copy of any law or resolution passed by the legislature relative to their official duties.

Disposition of fees. All fees collected by the secretary of state must, at the end of each month, be paid into the state treasury. Three thousand dollars of such monthly returns shall be credited to and constitute the state library fund, and the balance shall be paid into the general fund of the state. En. March 12, 1872. Amd. 1881, 65; 1895, 63; 1901, 86; 1903, 27; 1905, 623.

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Legislative History.

The amendment of 1905 merely changed the amount of the fees, or added new fees. The provisions of the former fee bill is given at page 513 of “Corporation Laws of California.'s

WHAT CONSTITUTES INSOLVENCY.

Sec. 602, Pol. C. Whenever provisions for the liabilities of any person engaged in the business of fire, marine, or inland navigation insurance in this state, for losses reported, expenses, taxes, and reinsurance of all outstanding risks, estimated at fifty per cent of the premiums received and receivable on all fire risks and marine time risks, at the full premiums received and receivable on all other marine risks, would so far impair his capital stock paid in as to reduce the same below two hundred thousand dollars, or below seventy-five per cent of said capital stock paid in, such person is insolvent; and in case of a person engaged in such insurance in this state, on the mutual plan, if the available cash assets of such person shall not exceed his liabilities, as hereinbefore enumerated, in the full sum of two hundred thousand dollars, such person is insolvent; and wherever provision for the liabilities of any person engaged in the business of insuring any one against loss or damage resulting from accident to or injury suffered by an employee or other person for which the person insured may be liable, for losses reported, expenses, taxes, and reinsurance of all outstanding risks estimated as provided in section 612a of the Political Code would so far impair his capital stock paid in as to reduce the same below one hundred thousand dollars, or below serentifive per cent of said capital stock paid in, such person is insolvent; and whenever provision for the liabilities of any person engaged in any kind of insurance business in this state, other than life, liability and insurance of titles to real estate, provided for in section four hundred and twenty of the Civil Code of this state, for losses reported, expenses, taxes, and reinsurance of all outstanding risks, estimated at such rates as are accepted by the insurance authorities of the state of New York, would so far impair his capital stock paid in as to reduce the same below one hundred thousand dollars, or below seventy-five per cent of said capital stock paid in, such person is insolvent: and in case of a person engaged in such insurance business in this state, on the mutual plan, if his available cash assets shall not exceed his liabilities, as hereinbefore enumerated, in the full sum of one hundred thousand dollars, such person is insulvent. In the case of a company or a corporation engaged in the business of life insurance, whenever its liabilities for losses reported, expenses, taxes, and reinsurance of all its outstanding risks, at rates based upon the American Experience Table of Mortality, and interest at the rate of three and one-half per centum per annum, exceeds its assets, such company or corporation is insolvent. In the case of a corporation or company engaged in the business of insurance of the title to real estate, whenever provision for its liability for losses reported, expenses, and taxes, would, after exhausting its surplus fund, so far impair its capital stock paid in as to reduce the same below one hundred thousand dollars, or below seventy-five per cent of said capital stock paid in, such corporation or company is insolrent. En. March 12, 1872. Amd. 1873-74, 9; 1873-74, 62; 1877-78, 14; 1887, 19; 1905, 379.

Legislative History.

This section as amended in 1887 with its legislative history is to be found at page 525 of “ Corporation Laws of California."

INSURANCE COMPANIES; LIABILITIES, WHAT SHALL BE

CHARGED AS; RESERVE FUND, HOW COMPUTED; STATEMENT TO THE INSURANCE COMMISSIONER, Sec. 612a, Pol. C. In estimating the condition of any person engaged in the business of liability insurance under the provisions of this article the insurance commissioner shall charge as liabilities all outstanding indebtedness of such person, and the premium reserve on policies in force, equal to the unearned portions of the gross premiums charged for covering the risks, computed on each respective risk from the date of the issuance of the policy. There shall also be charged as a liability to each person engaged in the business of insuring anyone against loss or damage resulting from accident to or injury suffered by an employee or other person for which the person insured may be liable whether a natural person, a firm or a corporation organized under the laws of this or any other state or country a further reserve as hereinafter provided. For the purpose of computing said reserve, each person who has been engaged in liability underwriting for ten years or more, shall, on or before the first day of October in each year, state in writing to the insurance commissioner his experience in the United States, under all forms of liability policies, each year separately according to the calendar years in which the policies were written, during a period of five years commencing ten years previous to the thirty-first day of December of the year in which the statement is made, in the following particulars, namely: the number of persons reported injured under all of the forms of liability policies, whether such injuries were reported to the home office of the given person or to any of his representatives; the amount of all payments made on account or in consequence of injuries reported under such policies; the number and amount, separately, of all suits or actions against policy holders under such policies which have been settled, either by payment or compromise; both of the above amounts to be ascertained as of date of the thirty-first day of August of the year in which the statement is made, and to include in the case of suits all payments made on account or in consequence of the injury from which the suit arose, whether prior to or later than the date at which the suit was brought. Each such person shall thereupon reserve upon all said kind of policies, irrespective of the date at which the policies were issued, (1) for each suit or action pending, on injuries reported prior to eighteen months previous to the date of making the statement, whether such injuries were reported to the home office of the given person or to any of his representatives, and which is being defended for or on account of the holder of any such policy, the average cost thereof as shown by said experience, and (2) for injuries reported under such policies at any time within eighteen months, whether such injuries were reported to the home office of the given person or to any of his representatives, the average cost for each injured person as shown by said experience. From the sum so ascertained the person may deduct (1) the amount of all payments on said pending suits on injuries reported prior to eighteen months, including all payments made on account or in consequence of the injury from which the suit arose, whether prior to or later than the date at which the suit was brought. and (2) the amount of all payments made on account or in consequence of said injuries reported within eighteen months; both of the above amounts to be taken as of the date at whici the statement is made. Any person who now issues, or shall hereafter issue, liability policies as aforesaid, and who has not been engaged in liability underwriting for ten years, shall nevertheless, until such times as he may be able to state his experience of the period hereinbefore required, make and maintain a reserve upon all said kind of policies, irrespective of the date at which the policies were issued, determined as follows:

(1) Suit or action pending. For each suit or action pending, on injuries reported prior to eighteen months previous to the date of making the statement, whether such injuries were reported to the home office of the given person or to any of his representatives, and which is being defended for or on account of the holder of any such policy, the average cost thereof as shown by the average of said experience of all other persons stated as required by this section, and (2) for injuries reported under such policies at any time within eighteen months, whether such injuries were reported to the home office of the given person or to any of his representatives, the average cost for each injured person as shown by the average of said experience of all other persons stated as required by this section; which average costs for suits and for injured persons shall be fur

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