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Chapter 385

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  385.412.  Vehicle protection products, no offer for sale unless warrantor ensures adequate performance. — No vehicle protection product shall be sold or offered for sale in this state unless the warrantor conforms to either subdivision (1) or (2) of this section in order to ensure adequate performance under the warranty.  No other financial security requirements or financial standards for warrantors shall be required.  The vehicle protection product's warrantor may meet the requirements of this section by:

  (1)  Obtaining a warranty reimbursement insurance policy issued by an insurer authorized to do business within this state which provides that the insurer will pay to, or on behalf of, the warrantor one hundred percent of all sums that the warrantor is legally obligated to pay according to the warrantor's contractual obligations under the warrantor's vehicle protection product warranty.  The warrantor shall file a true and correct copy of the warranty reimbursement insurance policy with the director.  The policy shall contain the provisions required in section 385.415; or

  (2)  Maintaining a net worth or stockholder's equity of fifty million dollars.  The warrantor shall provide the director with a copy of the warrantor's or warrantor's parent company's most recent Form 10-K or Form 20-F filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission within the last calendar year, or if the warrantor does not file with the Securities and Exchange Commission, a copy of the warrantor or the warrantor's parent company's audited financial statements that shows a net worth of the warrantor or its parent company of at least fifty million dollars.  If the warrantor's parent company's Form 10-K, Form 20-F, or audited financial statements are filed to meet the warrantor's financial stability requirement, then the parent company shall agree to guarantee the obligations of the warrantor relating to warranties issued by the warrantor in this state.  The financial information filed under this subdivision shall be confidential as a trade secret of the entity filing the information and not subject to public disclosure if the entity is not required to file with the Securities and Exchange Commission.


(L. 2008 S.B. 930 & 947)

Effective 1-01-09

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