§ 31–4730. Operative dates of §§ 31-4725 through 31-4730.
(a)(1) Except as described in § 31-4727, §§ 31-4725 through 31-4730 apply to policy forms filed 2 years after March 14, 1985.
(2) No form shall be used in the District of Columbia 5 years after March 14, 1985, unless the form complies with § 31-4725 or unless the Commissioner approves the form under § 31-4726.
(3)(A) A form permitted to be used before 5 years after March 14, 1985, and complying with § 31-4725 need not be refiled to be approved under either § 31-4725 or § 31-4726.
(B) The forms described in subparagraph (A) of this paragraph may be used in the District of Columbia after the company files with the Commissioner a list of the forms used by the company and qualifying for the subparagraph (A) exception, the form number for each form, and, for each form, the certificate described in § 31-4725(d).
(b) For individual forms and in the discretion of the Commissioner, the Commissioner may extend the deadlines described in subsection (a) of this section.