Stay of action.
(1) Such demand for a hearing received by the commissioner prior to the effective date of action taken or proposed to be taken by him or her shall stay such action pending the hearing, except as to action taken or proposed
(a) under an order on hearing, or
(b) under an order pursuant to an order on hearing, or
(c) under an order to make good an impairment of the assets of an insurer, or
(d) under an order of temporary suspension of license issued pursuant to RCW 48.17.540 as now or hereafter amended.
(2) In any case where an automatic stay is not provided for, and if the commissioner after written request therefor fails to grant a stay, the person aggrieved thereby may apply to the superior court for Thurston county for a stay of the commissioner's action.
(3) A stay of action is not available for actions taken by the commissioner under RCW 48.13.475.
[2000 c 221 § 9; 1982 c 181 § 2; 1949 c 190 § 3; 1947 c 79 § .04.02; Rem. Supp. 1949 § 45.04.02.]
| Severability -- 1982 c 181: See note following RCW 48.03.010.|