2013 Maryland Code
INSURANCE
§ 19-305 - Antiarson application form


MD Ins Code § 19-305 (2013) What's This?

§19-305.

(a) (1) The Commissioner shall adopt a two-tier antiarson application form that requires an applicant to complete a second-tier supplementary application if the initial first-tier application elicits certain predesignated answers.

(2) In adopting the antiarson application form, the Commissioner shall consider generally recognized two-tier application forms.

(b) An antiarson application shall include:

(1) the name and address of the applicant, any mortgagee, and any other party with an ownership interest in the property to be insured;

(2) the amount of insurance requested and the method of valuation used to establish that amount;

(3) the dates and selling prices of the property to be insured in all real estate transactions involving the property during the 3-year period immediately preceding the date of the antiarson application;

(4) the applicant’s history of losses during the 5-year period immediately preceding the date of the antiarson application with regard to any property:

(i) in which the applicant held an interest, including a partnership or mortgage interest, that is substantial; and

(ii) that sustained a fire loss exceeding 25% of the insured value;

(5) all taxes that are unpaid or overdue for 1 or more years; and

(6) the present occupancy of the property to be insured.

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