3901.045 Receiving confidential or privileged documents and information.

(A) The superintendent of insurance may receive documents and information, including otherwise confidential or privileged documents and information, from local, state, federal, and international regulatory and law enforcement agencies, from local, state, and federal prosecutors, and from the national association of insurance commissioners and its affiliates and subsidiaries, provided that the superintendent maintains as confidential or privileged any document or information received with notice or the understanding that the document or information is confidential or privileged under the laws of the jurisdiction that is the source of the document or information.

(B) The superintendent may also receive documents and information, including otherwise confidential or privileged documents and information, from the chief deputy rehabilitator, the chief deputy liquidator, other deputy rehabilitators and liquidators, and from any other person employed by, or acting on behalf of, the superintendent pursuant to Chapter 3901. or 3903. of the Revised Code, provided that the superintendent maintains as confidential or privileged any document or information received with the notice or understanding that the document or information is confidential or privileged, except that the superintendent may share and disclose such a document or information when authorized by other sections of the Revised Code.

(C) The superintendent has the authority to maintain as confidential or privileged the documents and information received pursuant to this section.

(D) The superintendent's authority to receive documents and information under this section, from the persons and subject to the conditions listed in this section, is not limited in any way by section 1751.19 , 3901.36 , 3901.44 , 3901.48 , 3901.70 , 3903.11, 3903.72, 3903.88, 3905.492, 3905.50, 3922.21 , or 3999.36 of the Revised Code.

Amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.48, HB 218, §1, eff. 12/26/2011.

Effective Date: 06-18-2002