RS 22:16     

§16.  Failure to comply with written orders or directives; penalties

If any insurance company or rating organization fails to comply with a written directive or order issued by the commissioner of insurance pursuant to this Subpart within thirty days of the issuance thereof, the commissioner may levy and receive a fine of up to twenty-five thousand dollars.  If a hearing has been requested by the insurance company or rating organization, the penalty shall not be imposed until such time as the division of administrative law makes a finding and issues an order that the penalty is warranted in a proper hearing, held in the manner provided in Chapter 12 of this Title, R.S. 22:2191 et seq.

Added by Acts 1978, No. 524, §1; Acts 1987, No. 313, §1; Acts 1990, No. 647, §1; Acts 2007, No. 459, §4, eff. Jan. 1, 2008; Redesignated from R.S. 22:1447 by Acts 2008, No. 415, §1, eff. Jan. 1, 2009; Acts 2009, No. 317, §1; Acts 2009, No. 503, §1.