Bulletin: WA2014002

Date:
July 10, 2014
To:
All Washington Issuing Offices
RE:
UNDERWRITING - Policy reporting by county

Dear Associates:

As you know, the Insurance Commissioner’s office has adopted regulations regarding the data required to be reported to a Statistical Reporting Agent. Those regulations are contained in WAC 284-29A and require the first data submission to be on or before September 1, 2014. 

Stewart is required to submit information by county. Some Stewart agents operate in multiple counties so it is important to have separate information for each county in which the agent issues policies for Stewart. For those agents issuing in multiple counties please be sure to code the policy to reflect the county of issuance. The attached exhibit lists the county codes for your reference.

If you have any questions, please contact Linda Stoddard at 503-290-5528 or lstoddar@stewart.com.

If you have any questions relating to this or other bulletins, please contact a Stewart Title Guaranty Company underwriter.

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THIS BULLETIN IS FURNISHED TO INFORM YOU OF CURRENT DEVELOPMENTS. AS A REMINDER, YOU ARE CHARGED WITH KNOWLEDGE OF THE CONTENT ON VIRTUAL UNDERWRITER  AS IT EXISTS FROM TIME TO TIME AS IT APPLIES TO YOU, AS WELL AS ANY OTHER INSTRUCTIONS. OUR UNDERWRITING AGREEMENTS DO NOT AUTHORIZE OUR ISSUING AGENTS TO ENGAGE IN SETTLEMENTS OR CLOSINGS ON BEHALF OF STEWART TITLE GUARANTY COMPANY. THIS BULLETIN IS NOT INTENDED TO DIRECT YOUR ESCROW OR SETTLEMENT PRACTICES OR TO CHANGE PROVISIONS OF APPLICABLE UNDERWRITING AGREEMENTS. CONFIDENTIAL, PROPRIETARY, OR NONPUBLIC PERSONAL INFORMATION SHOULD NEVER BE SHARED OR DISSEMINATED EXCEPT AS ALLOWED BY LAW. IF APPLICABLE STATE LAW OR REGULATION IMPOSES ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS, YOU SHOULD CONTINUE TO COMPLY WITH THOSE REQUIREMENTS.

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Bulletins Replaced:
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Related Bulletins:
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Underwriting Manual:
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Exceptions Manual:
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