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  385.208.  Deceptive practices. — 1. A provider shall not use in its name the words insurance, casualty, guaranty, surety, mutual, or any other words descriptive of the insurance, casualty, guaranty, or surety business, nor shall such provider use a name deceptively similar to the name or description of any insurance or surety corporation, or any other provider. This section shall not apply to a company that was using any of the prohibited language in its name prior to August 28, 2007. However, a company using the prohibited language in its name shall disclose conspicuously in its motor vehicle extended service contract the following statement: "This agreement is not an insurance contract.".

  2. A provider or its representative shall not in its motor vehicle extended service contracts or literature make, permit, or cause to be made any false or misleading statement, or deliberately omit any material statement that would be considered misleading if omitted, in connection with the sale, offer to sell or advertisement of a motor vehicle extended service contract.

  3. A person, such as a bank, savings and loan association, lending institution, manufacturer or seller of any product, shall not require the purchase of a service contract as a condition of a loan or a condition for the sale of any property.


(L. 2007 H.B. 221)

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