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§ 2-116. Notice or other communication sent by electronic means

West's Annotated Code of MarylandInsuranceEffective: October 1, 2021

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Insurance (Refs & Annos)
Title 2. Maryland Insurance Administration
Subtitle 1. Organization of Administration; General Powers and Duties of Commissioner (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2021
MD Code, Insurance, § 2-116
§ 2-116. Notice or other communication sent by electronic means
Conditions for Commissioner to send communication by electronic means
(a) The Commissioner may send a notice or other communication by electronic means if:
(1) the Commissioner is required to deliver, give, mail, serve, or otherwise provide the notice or other communication in writing;
(2) the recipient has provided an e-mail address to the Commissioner to receive notices or other communications;
(3) the notice or other communication is sent to the e-mail address provided by the recipient; and
(4) the Commissioner maintains proof that the notice was sent to the recipient at the recipient's e-mail address.
Person not regulated by Commissioner may use electronic communication
(b) If a person is required to send the Commissioner a notice or other communication and the person is not licensed, certified, or otherwise regulated by the Commissioner:
(1) the person may send the notice or other communication by electronic means approved by the Commissioner; and
(2) the Commissioner may not require the person to send the notice or other communication by electronic means.
Person regulated by Commissioner may be required to use electronic communication
(c) The Commissioner may require a person who is licensed, certified, or otherwise regulated by the Commissioner to send a notice or other communication by electronic means.
Presumption of receiving communication
(d) Subject to the provisions of the Maryland Uniform Electronic Transactions Act, a notice or other communication sent in accordance with this section shall be presumed to have been received in the ordinary course.

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Added by Acts 2021, c. 105, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2021.
MD Code, Insurance, § 2-116, MD INSURANCE § 2-116
Current through all legislation from the 2022 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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