(1) The purpose of this chapter is to provide a framework within which guaranteed asset protection waivers are defined and may be offered within this state.
(2) This chapter does not apply to:
(a) An insurance policy offered by an insurer under this title; or
(b) A federally regulated financial institution operating under 12 C.F.R. Part 37 of the office of the comptroller of the currency regulations or credit unions operating under 12 C.F.R. 721.3(g) of the national credit union administration regulations, or state regulated banks, credit unions, financial institutions operating pursuant to chapter 63.14
RCW, and consumer loan companies operating pursuant to chapter 31.04
RCW. However, an exempt federal or state chartered bank, credit union, or financial institution may elect to offer a guaranteed asset protection waiver that complies with this section, RCW 48.160.010
, and 48.160.030
(3) Guaranteed asset protection waivers are governed under this chapter and are exempt from all other provisions of this title, except RCW 48.02.060
, chapter 48.04
RCW, and as provided in this chapter.