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Pennsylvania Statutes Title 40 P.S. Insurance § 1610.3. Disclosure of information

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(a) Fire loss information.--Any authorized agency may, in writing, require any insurance company at interest to release to the requesting authorized agency any or all relevant information or evidence deemed important to the authorized agency which the insurance company may have in its possession relating to a fire loss under investigation by the authorized agency.  Relevant information may include, without limitation herein:

(1) pertinent policy information relevant to a fire loss under investigation, including any application for such a policy;

(2) underwriting information or risk inspection reports;

(3) policy premium payment records which are available;

(4) history of previous claims made by the insured;  and

(5) material relating to the investigation of the loss, including statements of any person, proof of loss, and any other information relevant to the investigation by the authorized agency.

(b) Notification for investigation.--

(1) Whenever the investigation of a fire loss by an insurance company insuring the loss indicates that the probable cause of the fire loss was arson, then the company shall notify, in writing, the appropriate authorized agency and upon the request of any authorized agency, shall provide the requesting authorized agency with such fire loss information developed from the company's inquiry into the fire loss as may be requested by the authorized agency and the insurance company may provide to any authorized agency any information it may have relating to a fire loss;

(2) Nothing in this subsection shall abrogate or impair any rights or duties created under subsection (a).

(c) Repealed by 2010, Oct. 27, P.L. 952, No. 97, § 2(2), effective in 60 days [Dec. 27, 2010].

(d) Release of information.--An authorized agency that is provided with information pursuant to subsection (a) or (b) may, at its discretion, in good faith, release or provide orally or in writing such information that it may possess in whole or in part to any other authorized agency or insurance company in furtherance of the authorized agency's own investigative purposes.

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