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New York Consolidated Laws, Insurance Law - ISC § 7702. Purpose

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The purpose of this article is to provide funds to protect policy owners, insureds, beneficiaries, annuitants, payees and assignees of life insurance policies, health insurance policies, annuity contracts, funding agreements and supplemental contracts issued by life insurance companies, subject to certain limitations, against failure in the performance of contractual obligations due to the impairment or insolvency of the insurer issuing such policies, contracts, or funding agreements.  In the judgment of the legislature, the foregoing objects and purposes not being capable of accomplishment by a corporation created under general laws, the creation of a not-for-profit corporation of insurers is provided for by this article to enable the guarantee of payment of benefits and of continuation of coverages, and members of the corporation are subject to assessment to carry out the purposes of this article.

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