Code of the District of Columbia

§ 31–3522. Appeals.

If, within the time for approval, the Mayor sends notice of disapproval of the proposed form of any subscriber contract, of proposed contract rates, or of any management contract or service agreement required by this chapter to be approved by the Mayor, the affected corporation may contest the Mayor’s decision. Any action to contest the Mayor’s decision shall be initiated within 30 days from the date on which the notice of decision is served on the corporation by delivering a written request for a hearing to the Department of Insurance, Securities, and Banking. The hearing shall commence in not fewer than 10 days nor more than 30 days from the date on which the action to contest the Mayor’s decision is received by the Department of Insurance, Securities, and Banking. The hearing and its disposition shall be governed by the procedures for contested cases in Chapter 1 of Title 26 (Insurance) of the District of Columbia Municipal Regulations (26 DCMR chapter 1).


(Apr. 9, 1997, D.C. Law 11-245, § 23, 44 DCR 1158; June 11, 2004, D.C. Law 15-166, § 4(u)(5), 51 DCR 2817.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 35-4722.

Section References

This section is referenced in § 31-3508 and § 31-3517.

Effect of Amendments

D.C. Law 15-166 substituted “Department of Insurance, Securities, and Banking” for “Department of Insurance and Securities Regulation” both times it appears.

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 4(u)(5) of Consolidation of Financial Services Emergency Amendment Act of 2004 (D.C. Act 15-381, February 27, 2004, 51 DCR 2653).