(1) It shall be an unfair practice for any insurer to decline, cancel, or refuse to renew any homeowners, dwelling fire or vehicle insurance policy, or to vary its terms, rates, conditions or benefits, because of an insured's or applicant's race, creed, color, national origin, religion, or ability to read, write, or speak the English language.
(2) It is an unfair practice for any insurer, and a prohibited practice for any health care service contractor or health maintenance organization, to discourage a claimant or an insured from contacting the insurance commissioner, or to unfairly discriminate against such person because of such contact.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 48.02.060
, 48.44.050 and 48.46.200. WSR 87-09-071 (Order R 87-5), § 284-30-572, filed 4/21/87.]