33-10-226. Distribution of ownership rights -- distribution to shareholders. (1) Prior to the termination of any liquidation, rehabilitation, or supervision proceeding, the court may take into consideration the contributions of the respective parties, including the association, the shareholders, and policyowners of the impaired or insolvent insurer and any other party with a bona fide interest, in making an equitable distribution of the ownership rights of the impaired or insolvent insurer. In the determination, consideration must be given to the welfare of the policyowners of the continuing or successor insurer.
(2) A distribution to stockholders, if any, of an impaired or insolvent insurer may not be made until and unless the association has fully recovered the total amount of valid claims of the association, with interest, for funds expended in carrying out its powers and duties under this part.