TITLE 27
Insurance

CHAPTER 27-54
Insurance Fraud Prevention Act

SECTION 27-54-3


§ 27-54-3 Investigations.

(a) Pursuant to chapter 13.1 of this title, the director or the director's designee may conduct investigations as he or she deems necessary in order to ascertain whether any person has violated or is violating any provision of this chapter.

(b) Whenever the director or the director's designee has reason to believe that a provision of this chapter has been violated, he or she may report the violation of law to the attorney general who may bring an action in the court of appropriate jurisdiction. Within one hundred twenty (120) days of receipt of the director's report, the attorney general shall inform the director or the director's designee as to the status of the reported violations. Where the affected insurer has become the subject of a court order for conservation, rehabilitation or liquidation, the director or the director's designee may also refer the matter to the receiver for action under § 27-54-2.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1994, ch. 86, § 1; P.L. 2002, ch. 292, § 93; P.L. 2009, ch. 310, § 9.)