169.796 Verification of insurance coverage. Subdivision 1. Release of information. An insurance company shall release information to the department of public safety or the law enforcement authorities necessary to the verification of insurance coverage. An insurance company or its agent acting on its behalf, or an authorized person who releases the above information, whether oral or written, acting in good faith, is immune from any liability, civil or criminal, arising in connection with the release of the information. Subd. 2. Receipt of data by electronic transfer. The commissioner may, in the commissioner's discretion, agree to receive by electronic transfer any information required by this chapter to be provided to the commissioner by an insurance company. HIST: 1989 c 321 s 15; 1992 c 571 art 14 s 6 Copyright 2000 by the Office of Revisor of Statutes, State of Minnesota.