2013 Maryland Code
§ 11-326 - Confidentiality of information; report on availability and affordability

MD Ins Code § 11-326 (2013) What's This?


(a) (1) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, any data, documents, or other information filed with the Commissioner under Part IV of this subtitle about a particular insurer or that insurer’s market share or plan:

(i) shall be considered confidential commercial information;

(ii) shall be kept confidential by the Commissioner; and

(iii) may not be made public or be subject to subpoena, other than by the Commissioner for the purpose of enforcement of Part IV of this subtitle by the Commissioner.

(2) The Commissioner:

(i) may release a list of the names of all insurers designated as major insurers; and

(ii) may not release the particular market share of a major insurer in Baltimore City unless authorized by the insurer.

(b) (1) On or before July 1, 1997, the Commissioner shall submit a report to the Governor and, subject to § 2-1246 of the State Government Article, the General Assembly about the availability and affordability of private passenger motor vehicle insurance in Baltimore City.

(2) The report shall provide information on:

(i) the number of insurers actively engaged in providing coverage in Baltimore City;

(ii) the market shares of insurers in the market in Baltimore City;

(iii) the changes in market shares of insurers in the market in Baltimore City; and

(iv) whether insurance is available from insurers other than the Maryland Automobile Insurance Fund.

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