3904.18 Cease and desist order or report finding no violation - petition for review.

(A) If, after a hearing pursuant to section 3904.16 of the Revised Code, the superintendent of insurance determines that the insurance institution, agent, or insurance support organization charged has engaged in conduct or practices in violation of sections 3904.01 to 3904.22 of the Revised Code, the superintendent shall reduce his findings to writing and shall issue and cause to be served upon such insurance institution, agent, or insurance support organization a copy of such findings and an order requiring such insurance institution, agent, or insurance support organization to cease and desist from the conduct or practices constituting a violation of these sections.

(B) If, after a hearing pursuant to section 3904.16 of the Revised Code, the superintendent determines that the insurance institution, agent, or insurance support organization charged has not engaged in conduct or practices in violation of sections 3904.01 to 3904.22 of the Revised Code, the superintendent shall prepare a written report that sets forth findings of fact and conclusions of law. The report shall be served upon the insurance institution, agent, or insurance support organization charged and upon the person or persons, if any, whose rights under these sections were allegedly violated.

(C) Until the expiration of the time allowed under section 3904.20 of the Revised Code for filing a petition for review or until such petition is actually filed, whichever occurs first, the superintendent may modify or set aside any order or report issued under this section. After the expiration of the time allowed under section 3904.20 of the Revised Code for filing a petition for review, if no such petition has been filed, the superintendent may, after notice and opportunity for hearing, alter, modify, or set aside, in whole or in part, any order or report issued under this section whenever conditions of fact or law warrant such action or if the public interest so requires.

Cite as R.C. § 3904.18

History. Effective Date: 06-29-1995