CHAPTER 236

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 331

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 18 OF THE DELAWARE CODE TO REQUIRE INSURERS TO INFORM THEIR CLAIMANT. IN WRITING, OF THE APPLICABLE STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS PERIOD.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE:

Section 1. Amend Title 18 of the Delaware Code by adding a new section designated as §3915 thereto to read as follows:

"§3915 Notice of Statute of Limitations

An Insurer shall be required during the pendency of any claim received pursuant to a casualty insurance policy to give prompt and timely written notice to the claimant informing him of the applicable state statute of limitations regarding actions for his damages."

Section 2. This Act shall become effective one year after its enactment into law.

Approved May 13, 1982.