2010 Georgia Code
O.C.G.A. 33-34-9 (2010)
TITLE 33 - INSURANCE
CHAPTER 34 - MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT REPARATIONS
§ 33-34-9 - Proceeds of insurance policy; limited access by insurers to records
33-34-9. Proceeds of insurance policy; limited access by insurers to records
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, in any claim involving a total loss of a vehicle which is subject to more than one lien, the proceeds of an insurance policy shall be applied to pay in full the debt owed to the senior lienholder before any proceeds of an insurance policy shall be applied to any other lien on the vehicle.
(b) For the purpose of implementing this Code section, at the discretion of the state revenue commissioner, an insurer may be granted access via electronic means to individual motor vehicle records. Any such access shall be in accordance with Code Section 40-3-23, and the Department of Revenue shall establish the application and approval process before allowing any such access. The information provided to an insurer pursuant to this Code section shall be limited to the verification of the vehicle owner's name, vehicle information, and any recorded security interests or liens as shown on the records of the Department of Revenue.
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