Financial Services Law Section 409
(a)Whenever the superintendent is satisfied that a violation subject to § 408 (Civil penalty)section four hundred eight of this article or fraud or other criminal activity under the insurance law or banking law has been committed or attempted, the superintendent shall report any such violation of law, as the superintendent deems appropriate, to the appropriate licensing agency, the district attorney of the county in which such acts were committed, to the attorney general, and where appropriate, to the person who submitted the report of fraudulent activity, as provided by the provisions of this article. Within one hundred twenty days of receipt of the superintendent’s report, the attorney general or the district attorney concerned shall inform the superintendent as to the status of the reported violations.
(b)No later than March fifteenth of each year, beginning in two thousand twelve, the superintendent shall furnish to the governor, the speaker of the assembly and the temporary president of the senate a report describing the activities of the financial frauds and consumer protection unit. Such report shall describe (1) the unit’s efforts with respect to (A) frauds against entities regulated under the banking and insurance laws; and (B) frauds against consumers;
(2)the unit’s activities to address consumer complaints; and
(3)any recommendations of the superintendent with respect to changes of law that are desirable to address gaps in protection. The report may address such other matters relating to the activities of the financial frauds and consumer protection unit as the superintendent believes will be useful to the governor or the legislature.
(c)No later than March fifteenth of each year beginning in the year two thousand twelve, the superintendent shall submit to the governor, the state comptroller, the attorney general, the temporary president of the senate, the speaker of the assembly, the chairpersons of the senate finance and health committees, and the assembly ways and means and health committees, a report summarizing the department’s activities to investigate and combat health insurance fraud including information regarding referrals received, investigations initiated, investigations completed, and any other material necessary or desirable to evaluate the department’s efforts.
Section 409 — Reports,
https://www.nysenate.gov/legislation/laws/FIS/409 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Dec. 2, 2023).