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Title 8 : Banking and Insurance


Subchapter 012A : Arson; Disclosure of Information

(Cite as: 8 V.S.A. § 3671)
  • § 3671. Disclosure of information

    (a) Upon written request, an insurance company, its agents, adjusters, or brokers, shall furnish to a law enforcement officer, State's Attorney, or the Attorney General any and all information pertaining to a fire loss under investigation, including:

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

    (2) policy premium payment records which are available;

    (3) history of previous claims made by the insured;

    (4) material relating to the investigation of the loss, including statements of any person, proof of loss, and any other evidence relevant to the investigation.

    (b) When an insurance company, its agents, adjusters, or brokers have reason to believe that a fire loss in which it has an interest may be of other than accidental cause, then for the purpose of notification and for having that fire loss investigated, the company, its agents, adjusters, or brokers shall notify the State Fire Marshal in writing, and provide him or her with any material developed during the inquiry into the fire loss. (Added 1981, No. 73, eff. May 4, 1981.)