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Title XXXVII
INSURANCE
Chapter 627
INSURANCE RATES AND CONTRACTS
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F.S. 627.571
627.571 Assignment of incidents of ownership in group life insurance policies, including conversion privileges.
(1) Nothing in this code or in any other law shall be construed to prohibit any person insured under a group life insurance policy from making an assignment of all or any part of her or his incidents of ownership under such policy, including, but not limited to, the privilege of having issued to the person an individual policy of life insurance pursuant and subject to the provisions of ss. 627.566 and 627.567 and the right to name a beneficiary. Subject to the terms of the policy, agreement, or arrangement among the insured, the group policyholder, and the insurer, relating to assignment of incidents of ownership thereunder, such an assignment by an insured, whenever made, is valid for the purpose of vesting in the assignee, in accordance with any provisions included therein as to the time at which it is to be effective, all of such incidents of ownership so assigned, but without prejudice to the insurer on account of any payment it may make or individual policy it may issue in accordance with ss. 627.566 and 627.567 prior to receipt of notice of the assignment.
(2) The purpose of subsection (1) is to declare and codify existing rights under policies of the types described therein.
History.ss. 1, 3, ch. 70-10; s. 3, ch. 76-168; s. 1, ch. 77-457; ss. 2, 3, ch. 81-318; ss. 444, 448, 809(2nd), ch. 82-243; s. 79, ch. 82-386; s. 114, ch. 92-318; s. 339, ch. 97-102.