Public education and notices required.
(1) All insurers shall undertake a continuing public education program in cooperation with producers and others, to assure that the program receives adequate public attention.
(2) All insurers terminating a property insurance policy shall give any policyholder eligible for coverage under this program notice of cancellation or refusal to renew as required under chapters 48.18
RCW. The insurers shall explain the procedure for making application under this program in or accompanying the notice. A notice of cancellation or refusal to renew must include contact information for the office of the Washington state insurance commissioner's consumer protection services, including the consumer protection division's hotline phone number and the agency's web site address, and a statement that the consumer may contact the office of the insurance commissioner for assistance with questions or complaints.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 48.02.060
and 48.22.105. WSR 12-19-081 (Matter No. R 2012-13), § 284-19-170, filed 9/18/12, effective 4/1/13. Statutory Authority: RCW 48.02.060
. WSR 98-13-095 (Matter No. R 98-10), § 284-19-170, filed 6/16/98, effective 7/17/98; Order R 77-1, § 284-19-170, filed 3/24/77; Order R-69-1, § 284-19-170, filed 1/28/69.]