State of South Dakota
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY, 2012
HOUSE BILL NO. 1034
Introduced by: The Committee on Commerce and Energy at the request of the Department
of Labor and Regulation
FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to revise the circumstances under which alterations may be
made to certain insurance applications.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:
Section 1. That § 58-11-42 be amended to read as follows:
58-11-42. No alteration of an application for any life or health insurance policy shall be
made by any person other than the applicant without
his the applicant's
insertions may be made by the insurer, for administrative purposes only, in such
manner as to indicate that such insertions are not to be ascribed to the applicant. Any change to
an application for administrative purposes is an addition to an application made in conjunction
with the processing of the application and does not include the altering of coverage amounts,
types, options selected by the applicant, or the altering of any other information provided by the
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Insertions into existing statutes are indicated by underscores.
Deletions from existing statutes are indicated by