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SB-1065 Insurance: reports: electronic submission.(2013-2014)



As Amends the Law Today


SECTION 1.

 Section 45.5 is added to the Insurance Code, to read:

45.5.
 (a) For purposes of this section, “report” includes any study or audit.
(b) Any report required under this code to be submitted to a committee of the Legislature shall also be submitted as an electronic or printed copy to the Legislative Counsel.
(c) Reports required under Sections 1872.95, 11629.85, and 13902 may be submitted electronically to a committee of the Legislature. This subdivision is not intended to prohibit the submission of a report electronically if authorized by any other law or the consent of any legislative committee.
(d) (1) If a report under this code is to be submitted electronically to a committee of the Legislature, it may be submitted electronically in any of the following ways:
(A) Providing the committee a digital copy of the report delivered by electronic means to a person or account designated to receive reports.
(B) Providing the committee a digital copy of the report stored on permanent media delivered by first-class mail.
(C) Placing the report on the reporting entity’s Internet Web site so that it is publicly available for a period of no less than three years. If a report is submitted electronically in accordance with this subparagraph, the committee shall be provided notice that the report is available that includes specific instructions on how to access the report and how to request a hardcopy. The notice shall be delivered by first-class mail or by electronic means and addressed to the person or account designated to receive reports.
(2) Reports and notices submitted electronically shall be provided in a standard format accessible by software or other means that is available without charge or obligation and is acceptable to the committee.