CHAPTER 16

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 36

AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 17, TITLE 18 OF THE DELAWARE CODE TO REQUIRE AGENTS AND BROKERS TO REPORT ANY VIOLATIONS OF DELAWARE INSURANCE LAWS BY INSURANCE COMPANIES.

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

Section 1. Amend Chapter 17, Title 18 of the Delaware Code by adding a new Section to read as follows:

§1739. Report of Violation to Commissioner' Confidentiality of Report

(a) Every insurer, agent, solicitor, broker, administrator or other person except for attorneys functioning within the scope of the attorney-client privilege who has knowledge of a violation of any provision of this Title shall promptly report the facts and circumstances pertaining to the violation to the Commissioner.

(b) If a person who submits information pursuant to subsection (a) of this section requests, the Commissioner shall keep the person's name and the information confidential."

Approved May 11, 1986.