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HB 523: Motor Vehicle Personal Injury Protection Insurance

GENERAL BILL by Workman

Motor Vehicle Personal Injury Protection Insurance; Revises criteria relating to whether motor vehicle crash report must be submitted to DHSMV by investigating law enforcement officer; provides penalty; revises requirements relating to content of crash reports; authorizes investigating officer to testify at trial or provide affidavit concerning information in crash report; increases reinstatement fees after licensure suspension for not having insurance; requires application for licensure as clinic to include statement regarding insurance fraud; imposes licensing fee for health care clinics authorized to submit claims for payment under personal injury protection insurance policies; directs portion of revenue derived from licensing fees to operation of Automobile Insurance Fraud Strike Force; authorizes Division of Insurance Fraud to establish direct-support organization for purpose of prosecuting, investigating, & preventing motor vehicle insurance fraud; provides requirements for organization & organization's contract with division; provides for board of directors; authorizes organization to use division's property & facilities subject to requirements; authorizes contributions from insurers; provides that moneys received by organization may be held in separate depository account in name of organization; revises provisions relating to claims & attorney fees; provides for loss of licensure if entity or practitioner is found guilty of insurance fraud.

Effective Date: 7/1/2012
Last Action: 3/9/2012 House - Died in Insurance and Banking Subcommittee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 119 (Ch. 2012-197)
Location: In committee/council (INBS)
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/31/2011 House • Filed
11/4/2011 House • Referred to Insurance and Banking Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee; Appropriations Committee; Economic Affairs Committee -HJ 54
1/10/2012 House • Introduced -HJ 54
3/9/2012 House • Died in Insurance and Banking Subcommittee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 119 (Ch. 2012-197)