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Cease And Desist Orders

§ 407a.403

Cease And Desist Orders

(a) After notice and an opportunity for a hearing, the commissioner may issue an order requiring a person or group to cease and desist from engaging in an act or practice found to be in violation of this chapter or a rule adopted under this chapter.

(b) On a finding, after notice and opportunity for a hearing, that a person or group has violated a cease and desist order issued under this section, the commissioner may:

(1) impose a fine not to exceed $1,000 for each violation of the order, not to exceed an aggregate fine of $100,000;

(2) revoke the group's certificate of approval or any license held by the person issued under the Insurance Code; or

(3) impose the fine and revoke the certificate or license.

Added by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 275, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 2003.

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