Illinois Compiled Statutes 215 ILCS 5 Illinois Insurance Code. Section 531.12

    (215 ILCS 5/531.12) (from Ch. 73, par. 1065.80-12)

    Sec. 531.12. Prevention of Insolvencies. To aid in the detection and prevention of insurer insolvencies or impairments:

    (1) It shall be the duty of the Director:

        (a) To notify the Commissioners of all other states,

    territories of the United States, and the District of Columbia when he takes any of the following actions against a member insurer:

            (i) revocation of license;

            (ii) suspension of license;

            (iii) makes any formal order except for an order

        issued pursuant to Article XII 1/2 of this Code that such company restrict its premium writing, obtain additional contributions to surplus, withdraw from the State, reinsure all or any part of its business, or increase capital, surplus or any other account for the security of policyholders or creditors.

        Such notice shall be transmitted to all commissioners

    within 30 days following the action taken or the date on which the action occurs.

        (b) To report to the board of directors when he has

    taken any of the actions set forth in subparagraph (a) of this paragraph or has received a report from any other commissioner indicating that any such action has been taken in another state. Such report to the board of directors shall contain all significant details of the action taken or the report received from another commissioner.

        (c) To report to the board of directors when the

    Director has reasonable cause to believe from an examination, whether completed or in process, of any member insurer that the insurer may be an impaired or insolvent insurer.

        (d) To furnish to the board of directors the

    National Association of Insurance Commissioners Insurance Regulatory Information System ratios and listings of companies not included in the ratios developed by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners. The board may use the information contained therein in carrying out its duties and responsibilities under this Section. The report and the information contained therein shall be kept confidential by the board of directors until such time as made public by the Director or other lawful authority.

    (2) The Director may seek the advice and recommendations of the board of directors concerning any matter affecting his duties and responsibilities regarding the financial condition of member companies and companies seeking admission to transact insurance business in this State.

    (3) The board of directors may, upon majority vote, make reports and recommendations to the Director upon any matter germane to the liquidation, rehabilitation or conservation of any member insurer. Such reports and recommendations shall not be considered public documents.

    (4) The board of directors may, upon majority vote, make recommendations to the Director for the detection and prevention of insurer insolvencies.

    (5) The board of directors shall, at the conclusion of any insurer insolvency in which the Association was obligated to pay covered claims prepare a report to the Director containing such information as it may have in its possession bearing on the history and causes of such insolvency. The board shall cooperate with the boards of directors of guaranty associations in other states in preparing a report on the history and causes for insolvency of a particular insurer, and may adopt by reference any report prepared by such other associations.

(Source: P.A. 96-1450, eff. 8-20-10.)

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