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WEST VIRGINIA CODE
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WVC 33 - 44 - 7 §33-44-7. Administrative relief.
(a) Any person engaged in any act which constitutes the unauthorized transaction of insurance as set forth in this article may, after notice and hearing pursuant to section thirteen, article two of this chapter, be fined by the commissioner a sum not to exceed twenty thousand dollars for each unauthorized act or transaction of unauthorized insurance.

(b) Any person engaged in any act which constitutes the unauthorized transaction of insurance as set forth in this article may be assessed restitution by the insurance commissioner in an amount sufficient to reimburse any and all insureds for the unpaid claims, if, after notice and hearing pursuant to section thirteen, article two of this chapter, the commissioner finds that the unauthorized insurer has failed to pay claims of its insureds in accordance with the terms of the contracts.

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