this is an outdated text: switch to the updated & improved dc code website
home, about

The DC Code: § 31-1607 Contestability.

Index31 Insurance and Securities. (Refs & Annos)

An insurer may contest the validity of a policy or contract for 3 years from the date of issuance, amendment, or renewal of the policy or contract, if the basis for contesting the validity is that the insured knowingly failed or refused to disclose to the insurer that he or she had AIDS at the time of issuance, amendment, or renewal of any policy issued under this chapter, and the insurance company was prohibited by law from conducting a test to determine the exposure of the insured to the AIDS virus on the date the insurer and insured entered into a contract.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 35-227. Legislative History of Laws For legislative history of D.C. Law 6-132, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 31-1601. For legislative history of D.C. Law 7-208, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 31-1610. DC CODE § 31-1607 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Aug. 7, 1986, D.C. Law 6-132, § 8, 33 DCR 3615; Mar. 16, 1989, D.C. Law 7-208, § 2(f), 36 DCR 471.)