|(a) Not later than 30 days after a policyholder files
a residential slab claim, the association must:
(1) notify the policyholder that the association will
use the wind damage evaluation method; and
(2) send the policyholder a request for any information
the policyholder has on:
(A) wind speed and direction, and surge and waves,
at the site of the structure for the duration of the applicable storm;
(B) damage to the structure during the applicable storm;
(C) new information on the characteristics of the structure.
When it sends the request for information, the association must also
send the policyholder a copy of the association's current data in
the property database on the structure's characteristics.
(b) If the association sends a letter under Insurance
Code §2210.573(b), the letter may include the request required
under subsection (a)(2) of this section.
(c) At the same time that the association provides
the information required in Insurance Code §2210.573(d), the
association must also provide to the policyholder a complete residential
slab claim report and a summary of the results of the wind damage
evaluation. A complete residential slab claim report contains the
percentage of damage to each component of the structure, as determined
in the damage estimation module, and all the information that the
association used in making that determination, including the following:
(1) information on the characteristics of the structure;
(2) wind and wave and surge time histories; and
(3) all information used in the observational approach.
(d) An extension under Insurance Code §2210.573(d)
also applies to the deadlines in this section.