TITLE 27
Insurance

CHAPTER 27-14.1
Administrative Supervision

SECTION 27-14.1-4


   § 27-14.1-4  Confidentiality of certain proceedings and records. – (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law and except as set forth in this section, proceedings, hearings, notices, correspondence, reports, records, and other information in the possession of the commissioner or the department of business regulation relating to the supervision of any insurer are confidential except as provided by this section.

   (b) The personnel of the department of business regulation shall have access to these proceedings, hearings, notices, correspondence, reports, records, or information as permitted by the commissioner.

   (c) The commissioner may open the proceedings or hearings or disclose the notices, correspondence, reports, records, or information to a department, agency, or instrumentality of this or another state of the United States if the commissioner determines that the disclosure is necessary or proper for the enforcement of the laws of this or another state of the United States.

   (d) The commissioner may open the proceedings or hearings or make public the notices, correspondence, reports, records, or other information if the commissioner deems that it is in the best interest of the public or in the best interest of the insurer, its insureds, creditors, or the general public.

   (e) This section does not apply to hearings, notices, correspondence, reports, records, or other information obtained upon the appointment of a receiver for the insurer by a court of competent jurisdiction.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1991, ch. 348, § 1; P.L. 2011, ch. 157, § 1; P.L. 2011, ch. 275, § 1.)