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AB-2401 Insurance: public inspection. (2013-2014)

As Amends the Law Today


 Section 12938 of the Insurance Code is amended to read:

 Notwithstanding any other provision of  law, the department shall make available for public inspection and publish on its Internet Web site all of the information described in subdivisions (a) and (b). This information shall be maintained in a current, up-to-date condition. All identifying and privileged information regarding individual policyholders shall be redacted from documents available for public inspection and on the Internet Web site.
(a) All fully executed stipulations, orders, decisions, settlements, or other forms of agreement resolving market conduct examinations, whether the examinations were finalized, terminated, or suspended, that pertain to unfair or deceptive practices in the business of insurance as defined in Section 790.03.
(b) (1) Every adopted report of a market conduct examination of unfair or deceptive practices in the business of insurance as defined in Section 790.03 that is adopted as filed, or as modified or corrected, by the commissioner pursuant to Section 734.1.
(2) The commissioner upon adopting the report shall transmit a copy of the report, either electronically or by certified United States mail, to a representative that the examined insurer designated by that insurer to receive the report, or in the case of an examination of more than one insurer in an insurer group, to a single representative of the group designated to receive the report on behalf of all examined insurers. Within 20 business 30 calendar  days after the transmittal, the examined insurer may submit comments to the commissioner relating to the adopted report. The comments shall be in a form and length as provided by regulation.
(3) Twenty business Thirty calendar  days after the transmittal the commissioner shall publish on the department’s Internet Web site the adopted report and any comments submitted by the examined insurer unless a court of competent jurisdiction has stayed the publication of the report.
(c) This section may not be construed to require the disclosure of company workpapers or other company documents discovered during the course of an examination or any preliminary report of the examination, except as otherwise permitted by law.