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AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 66, TITLE 16, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO THE STATE FIRE COMMISSION BY REQUIRING FIRE INSURANCE COMPANIES TO FILE CERTAIN REPORTS.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware:

Section 1. Title 16, Delaware Code, is amended by adding thereto a new section to read:

§ 6620. Reports from insurance companies; reports of investigations by Fire Commission

(a) Each fire insurance company or association doing business in this State shall, within 30 days after the adjustment of any loss sustained by it, report to the State Fire Commission, upon forms furnished by it, such information regarding the amount of insurance, the value of the property insured and the amount of claim as adjusted, as in the judgment of the State Fire Commission it is necessary for it to know. This report shall be in addition to any such information required by the Insurance Commissioner.

(b) Upon the request of the owner or insurer of any property destroyed or injured by fire or explosion, or in which an attempt to cause a fire or explosion may have occurred, the State Fire Commission, upon approval of the Attorney General's Office, may make a written report to the person requesting the same of the result of the examination made by the.Commission regarding the property.