WSR 12-01-109

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

OFFICE OF

INSURANCE COMMISSIONER

[ Insurance Commissioner Matter No. R 2011-30 -- Filed December 21, 2011, 9:41 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Certificates of insurance.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 48.02.060.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The commissioner will consider rules to govern the issuance of certificates of insurance (documents issued by or on behalf of an insurance company to a third party who has not contracted with the insurer to purchase an insurance policy).

Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.

Process for Developing New Rule: Submit written comments by February 13, 2012, to Kacy Scott, P.O. Box 40258, Olympia, WA 98504-0258, kacys@oic.wa.gov, fax (360) 586-3109.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Kacy Scott, P.O. Box 40258, Olympia, WA 98504-0258, kacys@oic.wa.gov, fax (360) 586-3109.

December 21, 2011

Mike Kreidler

Insurance Commissioner

Washington State Code Reviser's Office