No complaint made to the Commissioner, or the record thereof, against any person regulated by the insurance law may be deemed a public record or a public writing. Neither the preliminary compliant pursuant to an investigation authorized by the Commissioner nor the record thereof may be a public record or public writing.
Each written and signed complaint received by the Commissioner shall be recorded by the Commissioner, including the subsequent disposition thereof, and maintained for a period of not less than 7 years. The record of the complaint shall be filed whenever applicable both by the name of the insurer and by the name of the agent involved. The Commissioner shall consider the complaint before issuing or continuing any certificate of authority or license of an insurer or agent named in the complaint.History: 1974, PL 13-58 § 1.