11 NCAC 10 .0606             CONSENT TO RATE PROCEDURES

(a)  If a policy for which the insured had consented to pay a higher premium rate is reinstated after a lapse, the insurer shall not have to obtain a signed statement from the insured under this Section for the reinstatement.

(b)  All records generated under G.S. 58-36-30(b) or G.S. 58-40-30(c) and under this Section shall be maintained in accordance with 11 NCAC 19 .0002 and 11 NCAC 19 .0007.

(c)  After a signed application is obtained by an insurer under this Section for a policy, all subsequent changes in the policy shall be endorsements for the purposes of G.S. 58-36-30(b) or G.S. 58-40-30(c).

(d)  If a particular kind of coverage is added to a policy by endorsement during the term of the policy and the added coverage is written at a higher rate under G.S. 58-36-30(b) or G.S. 58-40-30(c) and under this Section, the insurer shall obtain the signature of the insured under Rules .0602 and .0603 of this Section no later than the next renewal of the policy.

(e)  If an insured consents to pay a higher premium rate under G.S. 58-36-30(b) or G.S. 58-40-30(c) and under this Section and consent to rate coverage is subsequently terminated, if the insured and insurer enter into another agreement under G.S. 58-36-30(b) or G.S. 58-40-30(c) and under this Section, the insurer does not have to obtain the signature of the insured under Rules .0602 and .0603 of this Section unless three years have elapsed since the termination of the coverage.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 58‑2-40(1); 58-36-30(b); 58-40-30(c);

Temporary Adoption Eff. November 8, 1996;

Eff. July 1, 1998;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. January 3, 2017.