Rating organization "bureau" rules.
Under RCW 48.19.050
, an insurer may authorize a bureau to file forms on its behalf. This section applies to members or subscribers that have granted filing authority to a bureau. Bureau members or subscribers must follow instructions provided by the bureau when they implement, delay or nonadopt a bureau form filing that has been approved by the commissioner. The insurer must make a filing with the commissioner if it delays the effective date, nonadopts or changes the bureau filing in any way. The filing must:
(1) Include a statement of changes proposed by the insurer;
(2) Provide the filing number used by the bureau when it filed the forms; and
(3) Be received by the commissioner in a timely manner.
(4) For purposes of this section, "timely" means:
(a) Before the bureau effective date if the filing is made under RCW 48.18.100
(b) Thirty days after the bureau effective date if the filing is made under RCW 48.18.103
[Statutory Authority: RCW 48.02.060
. WSR 08-21-091 (Matter No. 2007-11), § 284-20B-070, filed 10/15/08, effective 2/1/09.]