3960.10 Authority and powers of superintendent of insurance.

(A) The superintendent of insurance may exercise any powers to enforce the insurance laws of this state applicable to risk retention groups and purchasing groups, except those that are specifically preempted by the federal "Product Liability Risk Retention Act of 1981," 95 Stat. 949, 15 U.S.C. 3901 , as amended by the federal "Risk Retention Amendments of 1986," 100 Stat. 3170, 15 U.S.C. 3901 , as amended.

(B) The authority of the superintendent under division (A) of this section includes, but is not limited to, the superintendent's administrative authority under the laws of this state to investigate, issue subpoenas, conduct depositions and hearings, issue orders, and impose penalties. Actions by the superintendent seeking an injunction are subject to the restrictions in the federal "Risk Retention Amendments of 1986," 100 Stat. 3170, 15 U.S.C. 3901 , as amended.

Cite as R.C. § 3960.10

History. Effective Date: 10-26-1989