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     Idaho Statutes

Idaho Statutes are updated to the website July 1 following the legislative session.


41-1084.  REQUIREMENTS FOR SALE OF PORTABLE ELECTRONICS INSURANCE. (1) At every location where portable electronics insurance is offered or sold to customers, brochures or other written materials must be provided by the vendor to a prospective customer which:
(a)  Disclose that portable electronics insurance may duplicate coverage already provided by a customer’s homeowner’s insurance policy, renter’s insurance policy or other source of insurance coverage;
(b)  State that the purchase by the customer of a portable electronics insurance policy is not required in order to purchase or lease portable electronics or related services;
(c)  Summarize the material terms of the insurance coverage, including:
(i)   The identity of the insurer;
(ii)  The identity and contact information of the supervising entity;
(iii) The amount of any applicable deductible and how it is to be paid;
(iv)  Benefits of the insurance coverage; and
(v)   Key terms and conditions of the insurance coverage such as whether portable electronics may be repaired or replaced with similar make and model, reconditioned or nonoriginal manufacturer parts or equipment;
(d)  Set forth the process for filing a claim, including a description of how to return portable electronics and any deadlines applicable thereto, any fees that may apply and the maximum fee applicable in the event the customer fails to comply with any equipment return requirements; and
(e)  State that an enrolled customer may cancel enrollment for coverage under a portable electronics insurance policy at any time and that the person who paid the premium shall receive a pro rata refund or credit of any applicable unearned premium.
(2)  The director may order a vendor to stop using any brochure or other written material that violates the requirements of this section or is otherwise found to be misleading or false.
(3)  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.
(4)  Eligibility and underwriting standards for customers electing to purchase portable electronics insurance coverage shall be established for each portable electronics insurance program by the insurer issuing a policy to a vendor.

[41-1084, added 2012, ch. 226, sec. 6, p. 622.]

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