2004 Regular Session
By: Representative Ellington
AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT THE PREMIUM NOTICES SENT TO AN INSURED FOR INSURANCE POLICIES ISSUED IN THIS STATE SHALL CONTAIN A TOLL-FREE TELEPHONE NUMBER FOR USE BY THE INSURED IN FILING A CLAIM OR IN RECEIVING INFORMATION CONCERNING A FILED CLAIM; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:
SECTION 1. The premium notices sent to the insured for coverage under any insurance policy issued, renewed, continued, issued for delivery or executed in this state after July 1, 2004, shall contain a toll-free telephone number and an explanation that such toll-free telephone number may be used at any time by the insured for instructions as to the method of filing a claim or for information as to the status of the filed claim.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after July 1, 2004.