169.796 Verification of insurance coverage. 

    Subdivision 1.    Release of information.  An insurance 
 company shall release information to the department of public 
 safety or the law enforcement authorities necessary to the 
 verification of insurance coverage.  An insurance company or its 
 agent acting on its behalf, or an authorized person who releases 
 the above information, whether oral or written, acting in good 
 faith, is immune from any liability, civil or criminal, arising 
 in connection with the release of the information. 

    Subd. 2.    Receipt of data by electronic transfer.  The 
 commissioner may, in the commissioner's discretion, agree to 
 receive by electronic transfer any information required by this 
 chapter to be provided to the commissioner by an insurance 

    HIST: 1989 c 321 s 15; 1992 c 571 art 14 s 6 

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