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48.22.080  <<  48.22.085 >>   48.22.090

RCW 48.22.085

Automobile liability insurance policy—Optional coverage for personal injury protection—Rejection by insured.

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(1) No new automobile liability insurance policy or renewal of such an existing policy may be issued unless personal injury protection coverage is offered as an optional coverage.
(2) A named insured may reject, in writing, personal injury protection coverage and the requirements of subsection (1) of this section shall not apply. If a named insured rejects personal injury protection coverage:
(a) That rejection is valid and binding as to all levels of coverage and on all persons who might have otherwise been insured under such coverage; and
(b) The insurer is not required to include personal injury protection coverage in any supplemental, renewal, or replacement policy unless a named insured subsequently requests such coverage in writing. [2003 c 115 § 2; 1993 c 242 § 2.
[2003 c 115 § 2; 1993 c 242 § 2.]
SeverabilityEffective date1993 c 242: See notes following RCW 48.22.005.