Mich. Admin. Code R. 500.2212 - Shortened limitation of action clauses prohibited

Current through Vol. 22-05, April 1, 2022

Rule 2.

(1) A shortened limitation of action clause unreasonably reduces the risk purported to be assumed in the general coverage of the policy within the meaning of MCL 500.2236(5).
(2) On and after the first day of the first month following the effective date of these rules, an insurer shall not issue, advertise, or deliver to any person in this state a policy, contract, rider, indorsement, certificate, or similar contract document that contains a shortened limitation of action clause. This does not apply to a contract document in use before that date, but does apply to any such document revised in any respect on or after that date.
(3) On and after the first day of the first month following the effective date of these rules, a shortened limitation of action clause issued or delivered to any person in this state in a policy, contract, rider, indorsement, certificate, or similar contract document is void and of no effect. This does not apply to contract documents in use before that date, but does apply to any such document revised in any respect on or after that date.
(4) Nothing in this rule limits the commissioner's authority under section 2236 of the act to disapprove or withdraw approval of any form that contains a shortened limitation of action clause.
(5) By the first day of the second month following the effective date of these rules, each insurer transacting insurance in this state shall submit to the commissioner a list of all forms in effect in Michigan that contain shortened limitation of action clauses and shall submit a certification that the list is complete and accurate. If an insurer has no such forms in effect, it shall submit a letter to the commissioner reporting and certifying that fact.

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Mich. Admin. Code R. 500.2212
2007 MR 9, Eff. May 3, 2007

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