3901.42 Annual filing with national association of insurance commissioners.

(A) As used in this section, "actuarial certification" means certification by a member in good standing of the American Academy of Actuaries, or a person who otherwise has competency in loss reserve valuation.

(B) Each domestic, foreign, and alien insurer authorized to transact insurance in this state shall, annually on or before the first day of March of each year, file with the national association of insurance commissioners a copy of its annual statement convention blank, along with such additional filings as prescribed by the superintendent of insurance for the preceding year. The information filed with the association shall be in the same format and scope as that required by the superintendent and shall include the signed jurat page and the actuarial certification, as required by the state of domicile. Any amendments and addendums to the annual statement filing subsequently filed with the superintendent shall also be filed with the association.

(C) Foreign insurers that are domiciled in a state that has a law substantially similar to division (B) of this section are deemed in compliance with this section.

(D) In the absence of actual malice, members, delegates, and employees of the national association of insurance commissioners, its authorized committees, subcommittees, and task forces, and all others charged with the responsibility of collecting, reviewing, analyzing, and disseminating the information developed from the filing of the annual statement convention blanks shall be acting as agents of the superintendent under the authority of this section and are not subject to civil liability for libel, slander, or any other cause of action by virtue of their collection, review, and analysis or dissemination of the data and information collected from the filings required under this section.

(E)

(1) In addition to the annual statement required to be filed with the national association of insurance commissioners under division (B) of this section, the superintendent may require an insurer to file with the superintendent, on or before the forty-fifth day following the last day of each calendar quarter, quarterly reports showing its condition for each of the first three calendar quarters.

(2) The quarterly report shall consist of information that the superintendent considers to be relevant to the determination of the solvency of an insurer.

(F) The superintendent may, pursuant to Chapter 119. of the Revised Code, suspend, revoke, or refuse to renew the license to engage in the business of insurance of any insurer that fails to file its annual statement within the time required under division (B) of this section or a quarterly report within the time required under division (E) of this section, or within any extension of time which the superintendent, for good cause, may have granted.

Cite as R.C. § 3901.42

History. Effective Date: 06-18-1986