Regulatory Activity

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Emergency Regulations

 

The Maryland Insurance Administration issued the following Emergency Regulations:

  • Title 31 Maryland Insurance Administration
    Subtitle 1 General Provisions
    Chapter 2 Emergency Powers
    View Regulation: 31.01.02
    Effective: April 28, 2020
    Expires: October 12, 2020
  • Title 31 Maryland Insurance Administration
    Subtitle 1 General Provisions
    Chapter 2 Emergency Powers
    View Regulation: 31.01.02
    Effective: September 1, 2020
    Expires: February 12, 2021

Draft Proposed Regulations

  ​The Maryland Insurance Administration is seeking comment on the following draft proposed regulations prior to publication in the Maryland Register. Comments may be sent to:

   Director of Regulatory Affairs
   The Maryland Insurance Administration
   200 St. Paul Place, Suite 2700
   Baltimore, Maryland 21202
 
Comments also may be submitted by calling 410-468-2007, emailing InsuranceRegReview.mia@maryland.gov, or by faxing to 410-468-2020.
 
Comments may be submitted electronically to insuranceregreview.mia@maryland.gov or by regular mail to:
Lisa Larson, Regulations Manager
Maryland Insurance Administration
200 St. Paul Place, Suite 2700
Baltimore, MD 21202

Proposed Regulations

 

The following regulations have been proposed by the Maryland Insurance Administration and published in the Maryland Register.

  • Title 31 Maryland Insurance Administration
    Subtitle 4 Insurers
    Chapter 23 Corporate Governance Annual Disclosure
    View the Draft Regulation: 31.04.23
    View the Proposed Regulation as it appeared in the Maryland Register January 17, 2010. Comments close February 18, 2020
Comments may be submitted electronically to insuranceregreview.mia@maryland.gov or by regular mail to:

Lisa Larson, Regulations Manager
Maryland Insurance Administration
200 St. Paul Place, Suite 2700
Baltimore, MD 21202
 
Comments also may be submitted by calling 410-468-2007 or by faxing to 410-468-2020.

Recently Finalized Regulations

 
The following regulations have been finalized in the previous six months: 
  • Title 31 Maryland Insurance Administration
    Subtitle 8 Property and Casualty Insurance
    Chapter 3 Notices of Cancellation, Nonrenewal, Premium Increase, and Reduction in Coverage
    View the Proposed Regulation as it appeared in the Maryland Register October 9, 2020. Comments closed November 9, 2020
    View the Final Action as it appeared in the Maryland Register February 12, 2021.
  • Title 31 Maryland Insurance Administration
    Subtitle 1 General Powers
    Chapter 2 Emergency Powers
    View the Proposed Regulation as it appeared in the Maryland Register September 25, 2020. Comments close October 26, 2020
    View the Final Action as it appeared in the Maryland Register December 18, 2020.
  • Title 31 Maryland Insurance Administration
    Subtitle 3 Insurance Producers and Other Insurance Professionals
    Chapter 19 Managing General Agents
    View the Proposed Regulation as it appeared in the Maryland Register September 11, 2019.
    View the Final Action as it appeared in the Maryland Register December 4, 2020. Effective December 14, 2020.
  • Title 31 Maryland Insurance Administration
    Subtitle 3 Insurance Producers and Other Insurance Professionals
    Chapter 2 Insurance Producers - Continuing Education Requirements
    View the Proposed Regulation as it appeared in the Maryland Register September 11, 2020.
    View the Final Action as it appeared in the Maryland Register December 4, 2020. Effective December 14, 2020.
  • Title 31 Maryland Insurance Administration
    Subtitle 3 Insurance Producers and Other Insurance Professionals
    Chapter 6 Surplus lines
    View the Final Action as it appeared in the Maryland Register May 8, 2020. Effective May 18, 2020.
    View the Draft Regulation: 31.03.06
    View comments submitted by Lloyd's January 28, 2020.
    View comments submitted by Neptune Flood Insurance January 27, 2020.
    View comments submitted by APCIA November 1, 2019.
    View comments submitted by ISO October 31, 2019.
    View the Proposed Regulation as it appeared in the Maryland Register January 17, 2010. 

Regulatory Review

  In accordance with State Government Article §§ 10-130---10-139, Annotated Code of Maryland, each State agency that adopts regulations must review those regulations every eight years, unless exempt under §10-132.1. The purpose of the review is to determine whether the regulations are necessary for the public interest, continue to be supported by statutory authority and judicial opinion, or are appropriate for amendment or repeal.

When a regulation is under review, notice will appear below.
 
  • No regulations are under review at this time.
When an Evaluation Report is completed and open for comment, it will appear below. 
  • No Evaluation Reports are open for comment at this time. 

Also available are reports on previously evaluated regulations: 

Public Notices

 
 
  • February 19, 2020: Long-Term Care Hearing View the NOTICE as it appeared in the Maryland Register on January 3, 2020.

 

Small Business Resources

 

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  • Title 31 Maryland Insurance Administration
    Subtitle 4 Insurers
    Chapter 23 Corporate Governance Annual Disclosure
    View the Draft Regulation: 31.03.06
    Comments close November 1, 2019
  • Title 31 Maryland Insurance Administration
    Subtitle 10 Health Insurance - General
    Chapter 21 Private Review Agents
    View the Draft Regulation: 31.10.21.02-1
    View the Uniform Treatment Plan Form
    Comments close October 7, 2019

SMALL BUSINESS COMPLIANCE GUIDES

The following Compliance Guides are provided in accordance with Section 10-110(d)(3)(ix) of the State Government Article of the Annotate Code of Maryland. The Compliance Guides may be updated, as necessary, from time to time to reflect changes in the proposed regulation(s).  The Compliance Guides are intended to provide a general explanation of the regulation as proposed, and is not intended as legal advice or as an amendment to any regulation.

View: Small Business Compliance Guide for Regulation 31.10.21.02-1  
View: ​Small Business Compliance Guide for Regulation 31.04.23

Contact Information

 
  • Questions concerning regulations may be directed to Lisa Larson, Regulations Manager at 410-468-2007 or lisa.larson@maryland.gov.
 
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