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The DC Code: § 31-2102 Corrective actions.

Index31 Insurance and Securities. (Refs & Annos)
a
If the Mayor determines that the continued operation of the insurer licensed to transact business in the District of Columbia may be hazardous to the policyholders or the general public, the Mayor may, upon his or her determination, issue an order requiring the insurer to:
1
Reduce the total amount of present and potential liability for policy benefits by reinsurance;
2
Reduce, suspend, or limit the volume of business being accepted or renewed;
3
Reduce general insurance and commission expenses by specified methods;
4
Increase the insurer's capital and surplus;
5
Suspend or limit the declaration and payment of dividend by an insurer to its stockholders or to its policyholders;
6
File reports in a form acceptable to the Mayor concerning the market value of an insurer's assets;
7
Limit or withdraw from certain investments or discontinue certain investment practices to the extent the Mayor deems necessary;
8
Document the adequacy of premium rates in relation to the risks insured; or
9
File, in addition to regular annual statements, interim financial reports on the form adopted by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners or on a form promulgated by the Mayor.
b
If the insurer is a foreign insurer, the Mayor's order under subsection (a) of this section may be limited to the extent provided by statute.
c
Any insurer subject to an order under subsection (a) of this section may request a hearing to review that order. The notice of hearing shall be served upon the insurer pursuant to § 2-509. The notice of hearing shall state the time and place of hearing, and the conduct, condition, or ground upon which the Mayor based the order. Unless mutually agreed between the Mayor and the insurer, the hearing shall occur not less than 10 days nor more than 30 days after notice is served and shall be held in the District of Columbia. The Mayor shall hold all hearings under this section privately, unless the insurer requests a public hearing, in which case the hearing shall be public.
d
The procedures and remedies set forth in this chapter do not in any way supercede or limit the authority of the Commissioner of Insurance and Securities to take over a company or to revoke or suspend its certificate of authority pursuant to Chapter 11 of this title, Chapter 25 of this title, or Chapter 43 of this title.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 35-3502. Temporary Amendments of Section For temporary (225 day) amendment of section, see § 7(a) of Insurance Omnibus Temporary Amendment Act of 1993 (D.C. Law 10-76, March 17, 1994, law notification 41 DCR 1626). Legislative History of Laws For legislative history of D.C. Law 10-43, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 31-2101. Law 10-103, the "Insurance Omnibus Amendment Act of 1994," was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 10-394, which was referred to the Committee on Consumer and Regulatory Affairs. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on January 4, 1994, and February 1, 1994, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on February 17, 1994, it was assigned Act No. 10-191 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 10-103 became effective on April 26, 1994. Law 11-268, the "Department of Insurance and Securities Regulation Establishment Act of 1996," was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 11- 415, which was referred to the Committee on Consumer and Regulatory Affairs. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on November 7, 1996, and December 3, 1996, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on December 30, 1996, it was assigned Act No. 11-524 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 11-268 became effective on May 21, 1997. DC CODE § 31-2102 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Oct. 21, 1993, D.C. Law 10-43, § 3, 40 DCR 6023; Apr. 26, 1994, D.C. Law 10-103, § 7(a), 41 DCR 1005; May 21, 1997, D.C. Law 11-268, § 10(ee), 44 DCR 1730.)