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WVC 46 A- 6 M- 3 §46A-6M-3. Roofing contractor's duty to disclose rights of the consumer via standard form.

     Prior to entering into a contract on or after July 1, 2015, for the provision of goods or services relating to the repair or replacement of any part of a roof system of residential real estate as provided in section two of this article, a roofing contractor shall furnish the owner of the residential real estate with:

     (1) The mailing address of the roofing contractor through which written communication may be received;

     (2) The telephone number of the roofing contractor and, if applicable, the facsimile number and e-mail address of the contractor;

     (3) A statement in at least ten point boldface type that states: "Because you expect all or part of the cost of the roofing repair or replacement to be paid out of the proceeds of a property and casualty insurance policy, you may cancel this contract at any time before midnight on the fifth business day after you have received written notification from your insurer that all or any part of the claim or contract is not a covered loss under the insurance policy. This right to cancel is in addition to any other rights of cancellation you may have under state or federal law or rule or regulation. However, be advised that if you cancel this contract, you are still responsible to pay the reasonable and customary expenses of any emergency repair services you authorized. See the attached Notice of Cancellation form for an explanation of this right."; and

     (4) A fully completed form in duplicate, under the conspicuous caption "NOTICE OF CANCELLATION," and attached to, but easily detachable from the contract, in at least ten point boldface type that shall read as follows:

     "NOTICE OF CANCELLATION

     (enter date of transaction)

     If you are notified by your insurer that all or any part of the claim or contract is not a covered loss under the insurance policy, you may cancel this contract without penalty or monetary obligation, except where you have authorized emergency repair services for which you are still responsible for payment, before midnight of the fifth business day after you have received notice from your insurer. To cancel this transaction you may use any of the following methods: Mail or otherwise deliver a signed and dated copy of this cancellation notice, or any other written notice of cancellation which you- sign-and date, to (enter physical address of roofing contractor), or e-mail a notice of cancellation to (enter e-mail address of roofing contractor), or transmit a notice of cancellation to (enter facsimile number of roofing contractor), not later than midnight of the fifth day after you receive notice from your insurer. By signing below, you certify that your insurer has denied all or part of your claim.

I HEREBY ATTEST THAT I HAVE BEEN NOTIFIED BY THE INSURER THAT ALL OR PART OF MY CLAIM HAS BEEN DENIED AND I HEREBY CANCEL THIS TRANSACTION.

     (Date)

     (Buyer's Signature)"

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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