(a) Service of process shall be made by delivering to and leaving with the insurance
commissioner, or some person in apparent charge of the commissioner's office, two
(2) copies of the process and the payment to the commissioner of any fees prescribed
by law. The insurance commissioner shall mail by registered mail one of the copies of the
process to the defendant at its last known principal place of business, and shall
keep a record of all process served upon the defendant.
(b) The service of process is sufficient, provided notice of the service and a copy
of the process are sent within ten (10) days thereafter by registered mail by the
plaintiff or the plaintiff's attorney to the defendant at its last known principal
place of business, and the defendant's receipt, or the receipt issued by the post
office with which the letter is registered, showing the name of the sender of the
letter and the name and address of the person to whom the letter is addressed, and
the affidavit of the plaintiff or plaintiff's attorney showing compliance with this
section, are filed with the clerk of the court in which the action is pending on or
before the date the defendant is required to appear, or within any further time as
the court may allow.
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