(215 ILCS 5/463) (from Ch. 73, par. 1065.10)
    Sec. 463. Advisory organizations. (1) Every group, association or other organization of companies whether located within or outside this state, which assists companies which make their own filings or rating organizations in rate making, by the collection and furnishing of loss or expense statistics, or by the submission of recommendations, but which does not make filings under this Article, shall be known as an advisory organization.
    (2) Every advisory organization shall file with the Director (a) a copy of its constitution, its articles of agreement or association or its certificate of incorporation and of its by-laws, rules and regulations governing its activities, (b) a list of its members, (c) the name and address of a resident of this state upon whom notices or orders of the Director or process issued at his direction may be served, and (d) an agreement that the Director may examine such advisory organization in accordance with the provisions of Section 465 of this Article.
    (3) If, after a hearing, the Director finds that the furnishing of such information or assistance involves any act or practice which is unfair or unreasonable or otherwise inconsistent with the provisions of this Article, he may issue a written order specifying in what respects such act or practice is unfair or unreasonable or otherwise inconsistent with the provisions of this Article, and requiring the discontinuance of such act or practice.
    (4) No company which makes its own filings nor any rating organization shall support its filings by statistics or adopt rate making recommendations, furnished to it by an advisory organization which has not complied with this Section or with an order of the Director involving such statistics or recommendations issued under subsection (3) of this Section. If the Director finds such company or rating organization to be in violation of this subsection he may issue an order requiring the discontinuance of such violation.
(Source: Laws 1947, p. 1098.)