2006 Georgia Code - 33-27-5

33-27-5. (a) If any individual insured under a group insurance policy hereafter delivered in this state becomes entitled under the terms of the policy to have an individual policy of life insurance issued to him without evidence of insurability, subject to making of application therefor and payment of the first premium within the period specified in such policy and, if the individual is not given notice of the existence of the right at least 15 days prior to the expiration date of the period, in such event the individual shall have an additional period within which to exercise the right; but nothing contained in this Code section shall be construed to continue any insurance beyond the period provided in the policy. This additional period shall expire 15 days after the individual is given notice but in no event shall the additional period extend beyond 60 days after the expiration date of the period provided in the policy. (b) Written notice presented to the individual or mailed by the policyholders to the last known address of the individual or mailed by the insurer to the last known address of the individual as furnished by the policyholder shall constitute notice for the purpose of this Code section. (c) Nothing in this Code section shall have the effect of extending the time within which a death claim shall be paid under the policy as provided in paragraph (10) of subsection (a) of Code Section 33-27-3. (d) Inclusion of a statement of this conversion privilege in the insurance certificate issued to the individual insured shall constitute a notice of conversion privileges to the individual insured as required by this Code section.

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