§33-3-3. Prerequisites to issuance of charter for domestic insurer.
The secretary of state of this state shall not issue a certificate of incorporation to any insurer until the commissioner shall have examined the charter of such insurer and approved same in writing upon being satisfied that such insurer is in a position to comply with the provisions of this chapter and that the incorporation and licensing of such insurer is in the public interest, and unless such charter shall provide that such insurer shall maintain its principal place of business in this state.