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  376.502.  Life insurers not to discriminate based on lawful travel destinations — violations, penalty. — 1.  No life insurance company doing business within this state shall deny or refuse to accept an application for life insurance, refuse to renew, cancel, restrict, or otherwise terminate a policy of life insurance, or charge a different rate for the same life insurance coverage, based upon the applicant's or insured's past or future lawful travel destinations.  Nothing in this section shall prohibit a life insurance company from denying an application for life insurance, or restricting or charging a different premium or rate for coverage under such a policy based on a specific travel destination where the denial, restriction, or rate differential is based upon sound actuarial principles or is related to actual or reasonably anticipated experience.

  2.  A violation of the provisions of this section shall be unfair trade practice as defined by sections 375.930 to 375.948 and shall be governed by and subject to all of the provisions and penalties provided by such sections.

  3.  The provisions of this section shall apply to any life insurance policy issued or renewed on or after August 28, 2009.


(L. 2009 H.B. 577 merged with S.B. 126)

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