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Title 8 : Banking and Insurance


Subchapter 002 : Foreign and Alien Companies Licensing and Regulation

(Cite as: 8 V.S.A. § 3384)
  • § 3384. Service upon other agents; notice to defendant

    Service of process in any such action, suit, or proceeding shall in addition to the manner provided in section 3383 of this title be valid if served upon any person within this State who, in this State on behalf of such insurer, is:

    (1) soliciting insurance; or

    (2) making, issuing, or delivering any contract of insurance; or

    (3) collecting or receiving any premium, membership fee, assessment, or other consideration for insurance; and a copy of such process is sent within 14 days thereafter by registered mail by the plaintiff or plaintiff's attorney to the defendant at the last known principal place of business of the defendant, and the defendant's receipt, or the receipt issued by the post office with which the letter is registered, showing the name of the sender of the letter and the name and address of the person to whom the letter is addressed, and the affidavit of the plaintiff or plaintiff's attorney showing a compliance herewith are filed with the clerk of the court in which such action is pending on or before the date the defendant is required to appear, or within such further time as the court may allow. (Added 1967, No. 344 (Adj. Sess.), § 1 (ch. 1, subch. 3, § 4); amended 2017, No. 11, § 5.)