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(215 ILCS 185/35)
(a) Except as provided in subsections (b), (c), and (d), the provisions of this Act apply to policies, annuity contracts, and retained asset accounts in force at any time on or after January 1, 2012.
(b) For an insurer that has entered into a written agreement with the State Treasurer on or before December 31, 2018 to resolve an unclaimed property examination pursuant to the Uniform Disposition of Unclaimed Property Act, the provisions of this Act apply to policies, annuity contracts, and retained asset accounts in force on or after January 1, 2017.
(c) Notwithstanding subsection (a), the provisions of this Act shall apply to policies, annuity contracts, and retained asset accounts in force at any time on or after January 1, 2000 to the extent that an insurer has electronic searchable files concerning such policies, annuity contracts, and retained asset accounts.
(d) This Act does not apply to a lapsed or terminated policy with no benefits payable that was compared against the Death Master File within the 18 months following the date of the lapse or termination of the applicable policy or that was searched more than 18 months prior to the most recent comparison against the Death Master File conducted by the insurer.
(Source: P.A. 99-893, eff. 1-1-17; 100-543, eff. 1-1-18