Section 27-2-16

Publication of materials relating to insurance.

(a) The commissioner shall have printed or otherwise published for public distribution all of the following:

(1) The insurance laws of this state.

(2) The rules and regulations of the commissioner.

(3) A directory, annually, of all insurers and of all resident insurance producers authorized or licensed by this state.

(4) Any other material the commissioner deems relevant and suitable for the more effective administration of the laws relating to insurance.

(b) The commissioner shall fix at a price at not less than cost of printing and distribution, to be paid by persons requesting copies of the insurance laws, regulations, and other publications the commissioner deems proper to sell on behalf of the state rather than distribute free of charge; except that the commissioner may furnish, without charge, copies of any such publication to the Legislature or to officials and departments of government or political subdivisions of this state or of other states of the federal government or of foreign countries. The commissioner shall promptly deposit all monies so received in the State Treasury with 50 percent credited to the State General Fund and 50 percent credited to the Insurance Department Fund.

(c) In complying with this section, the commissioner may, in lieu of printing the above information, provide access to the information by way of the Internet.

(Acts 1951, No. 234, p. 504, §15; Acts 1971, No. 407, p. 707, §33; Act 2001-702, p. 1509, §15.)