Tennessee Code Annotated

Title 56: Insurance

Chapter 35: Title Insurance Law

Part 1: Operation of Title Insurance Businesses

TCA 56-35-129: Title search and examination.

No policy or contract of title insurance shall be issued until and unless the title insurance company has caused to be conducted a reasonable search and examination of the title; provided, that the commissioner shall exercise no supervision and control over, and title insurance companies and title insurance rating organizations shall not file as part of their schedule of rates for title insurance, that part of the charge for title insurance applicable to search and examination in connection with insurance of title to real property located in counties with a population of less than one hundred seventy-five thousand (175,000), according to the 2010 federal census or any subsequent federal census.

History: Acts 1980, ch. 857, SC 8; 1985, ch. 30, SC 1; 2012, ch. 631, SC 1.