Bulletin: WY2012004

Date:
December 31, 2012
To:
All Wyoming Issuing Offices
RE:
Change to Wyoming Rate & Rules Filing

Dear Associates:

Stewart Title Guaranty Company has recently filed the following for use in Wyoming. These changes are approved for use in Wyoming as of January 1, 2013.

The approved modification to the rate and rule at Subsection B-2.b.2.reads as follows:

"2. Extended Coverage Owner's Policies

The additional charge for an extended coverage owner's policy is 40% of the basic schedule of charges excepting the following policy issuing situations where the charges are as follows:

-No charge for deleting the standard exceptions (Section B 13 a.-f.) on platted or surveyed residential properties if no lienable work or materials were provided within the prior 150 days.

-$1.50 per thousand of the policy liability amount is the charge for deleting the standard exceptions (Section B 13 a.-f.) on platted or surveyed residential properties if lienable work or materials were provided within the prior 150 days."

The revised Wyoming Rate Manual, containing the above Approved modification to the rate and rule at Subsection B-2.b.2., has been uploaded to the following website:

http://www.stewart.com/microsites/95/docs/rate_manual_wyoming.pdf

Any agent using AFW or AFW+ should contact PropertvInfo Customer Care to get the new rate(s) changes implemented in their AFW or AFW + system.

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References

Bulletins Replaced:
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Related Bulletins:
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Underwriting Manual:
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Exceptions Manual:
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Forms:
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