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(215 ILCS 136/15)
Requirements for sale of portable electronics insurance.
(a) At every location where portable electronics insurance is offered to customers, brochures or other written materials must be made available to a prospective customer. The brochures or other written materials shall do all of the following:
(1) disclose that portable electronics insurance may
provide a duplication of coverage already provided by a customer's homeowner's insurance policy, renter's insurance policy, or other source of coverage;
(2) state that the enrollment by the customer in a
portable electronics insurance program is not required in order to purchase or lease portable electronics or services;
(3) summarize the material terms of the insurance
(A) the identity of the insurer;
(B) the identity of the supervising entity;
(C) the amount of any applicable deductible and
(D) benefits of the coverage; and
(E) key terms and conditions of coverage, such as
whether portable electronics may be repaired or replaced with similar make and model reconditioned or nonoriginal manufacturer parts or equipment;
(4) summarize the process for filing a claim,
including a description of how to return portable electronics and the maximum fee applicable in the event the enrolled customer fails to comply with any equipment return requirements; and
(5) state that the enrolled customer may cancel
enrollment for coverage under a portable electronics insurance policy at any time and the person paying the premium shall receive a refund or credit of any applicable unearned premium.
(a-5) Any refund or credit due to an enrolled customer shall be issued within 15 days after receipt of the refund by the vendor.
(b) Portable electronics insurance may be offered on a month-to-month or other periodic basis as a group or master commercial inland marine policy issued to a vendor of portable electronics for its enrolled customers.
(c) Eligibility and underwriting standards for customers electing to enroll in coverage shall be established for each portable electronics insurance program.
(Source: P.A. 97-366, eff. 1-1-12; 97-939, eff. 1-1-13.)