Filing with commissioner; orders by commissioner against unfair practices, etc., or violations.
(a) Every advisory organization shall file with the commissioner:
(1) A copy of its constitution, its articles of agreement or association or its certificate of incorporation and its bylaws, rules, and regulations governing its activities;
(2) A list of its members;
(3) The name and address of a resident of this state upon whom notices or orders of the commissioner or process issued at his direction may be served; and
(4) An agreement that the commissioner may examine such advisory organization in accordance with the provisions of this section.
(b) If, after a hearing, the commissioner finds that the furnishing of such information or assistance involves any act or practice which is unfair or unreasonable or otherwise inconsistent with the provisions of Articles 2 or 3 of this chapter, as the case may be, he may issue a written order specifying in what respects such act or practice is unfair or unreasonable or otherwise inconsistent with the provisions of Articles 2 or 3 of this chapter and requiring the discontinuance of such act or practice.
(c) No insurer which makes its own filings nor any rating organization shall support its filings by statistics or adopt rate-making recommendations furnished to it by an advisory organization which has not complied with this article or with an order of the commissioner involving such statistics or recommendations issued under subsection (b) of this section. If the commissioner finds such insurer or rating organization to be in violation of this subsection, he may issue an order requiring the discontinuance of such violation.
(Acts 1965, 2nd Ex. Sess., No. 120, p. 167, §3; Acts 1971, No. 407, p. 707, §310.)