3902.03 Policies to which sections apply - exceptions - non-English language policies.

(A) Sections 3902.01 to 3902.08 of the Revised Code apply to all policies delivered or issued for delivery in this state by any company on or after the date such forms must be approved under sections 3902.01 to 3902.08 of the Revised Code. Sections 3902.01 to 3902.08 of the Revised Code do not apply to:

(1) Any policy that is a security subject to federal jurisdiction;

(2) Any group policy, other than a group credit life insurance policy, or a group credit disability insurance policy. This division does not exempt any certificate issued pursuant to a group policy delivered or issued for delivery in this state.

(3) Any group annuity contract that serves as a funding vehicle for pension, profit-sharing, or deferred compensation plans;

(4) Any form used in connection with, as a conversion from, as an addition to, or in exchange pursuant to a contractual provision for, a policy delivered or issued for delivery on a form approved, or permitted to be issued prior to the dates such forms must be approved pursuant to sections 3902.01 to 3902.08 of the Revised Code;

(5) The renewal of a policy delivered or issued for delivery prior to the dates such forms must be approved under sections 3902.01 to 3902.08 of the Revised Code.

(B) Any non-English language policy delivered or issued for delivery in this state is deemed to be in compliance with division (A)(1) of section 3902.04 of the Revised Code if the insurer certifies that such policy is translated from an English language policy that complies with division (A)(1) of section 3902.04 of the Revised Code.

Cite as R.C. § 3902.03

History. Effective Date: 01-09-1980