Unfair Competition and Practices

SECTION 27-29-14

§ 27-29-14. Confidentiality of insurance information.

No insurance company, authorized or licensed to do business in the state of Rhode Island, that obtains insurance information through any residual market (mechanism), including, but not limited to, the assigned risk plans joint underwriting association, including, but not limited to, the name of the insured, the policy expiration date, the amount of insurance coverage, the policy number, the name of the insurance company or the amount of the insurance premium, shall without the permission of the producer of record use that information for marketing or soliciting so as to eliminate the participation of the producer of record and shall be prohibited from selling or transferring that information to any third party for those purposes, without the consent of the producer of record; provided, that nothing contained in this section shall be deemed to prohibit an insurance company from offering voluntary market coverage as provided for in the rules of any automobile insurance residual market mechanism or to prohibit a workers' compensation insurance company from sharing the name of the insured with a nonprofit medical service corporation or a nonprofit hospital service corporation.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1996, ch. 405, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 27-29-15.)