House Bill 104
147th General Assembly (2013 - 2014)
The General Assembly has ended, the current status is the final status.
AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 18 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO CERTIFICATES OF INSURANCE.
This bill prohibits a person from requesting the issuance of a certificate of insurance that does not accurately reflect the underlying policy. The bill enables the Department of Insurance to issue cease and desist orders and assess fines against parties that request false or misleading certificates. The bill also prohibits a person from issuing a false or misleading certificate or one that purports to alter, amend, or extend the coverage provided by the insurance policy. The bill prohibits the use of a certificate to warrant that a policy of insurance complies with the insurance or indemnification requirements of a contract, and confirms that a certificate of insurance is not a policy and does not independently confer rights to its recipient.
Takes effect upon being signed into law