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Insurance Code - INS

DIVISION 5. INSURANCE ADJUSTERS [14000 - 16032]

  ( Division 5 added by Stats. 1980, Ch. 1190, Sec. 11. )

CHAPTER 3. Emergency Disaster Assessment [16000 - 16032]

  ( Chapter 3 added by Stats. 1998, Ch. 510, Sec. 1. )

ARTICLE 4. Coordination of Emergency Operations [16030 - 16032]
  ( Article 4 added by Stats. 1998, Ch. 510, Sec. 1. )

16030.
  

(a) The commissioner, in cooperation with insurers, the Office of Emergency Services, and other emergency service agencies, shall establish procedures for the coordination of efforts between insurers and their representatives and those of emergency response agencies.

(b) The commissioner shall assign a representative of the commissioner to work within the state’s regional emergency operations centers. The representative shall complete the appropriate Standardized Emergency Management Systems training.

(c) All insurance disaster assessment team members shall complete the appropriate Standardized Emergency Management Systems training.

(Amended by Stats. 2013, Ch. 352, Sec. 399. (AB 1317) Effective September 26, 2013. Operative July 1, 2013, by Sec. 543 of Ch. 352.)

16032.
  

Any privately owned or operated resources hired by an insurer for the purpose of protecting structures endangered by fire or performing firefighting duties shall report to the incident commander or his or her designee immediately upon arriving at the site of a fire. Those resources must obey all directions, including evacuation orders, given by the incident commander or his or her designee.

(Added by Stats. 2009, Ch. 517, Sec. 1. (AB 1214) Effective January 1, 2010.)

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