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CS/CS/CS/HB 895: Insurance

GENERAL BILL by Commerce Committee ; Appropriations Committee ; Insurance and Banking Subcommittee ; Santiago ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Sabatini

Insurance; Revises requirements & procedures for civil remedy notice provided to insurers & DFS; revises timeframe for insurer to pay damages or correct certain circumstances; creates duty of good faith by persons claiming against insurer; provides that insurer does not violate its good faith duty to settle claims & is not liable for certain failure if it meets certain conditions; provides limitation on insurer's liability to third-party claimants; requires insureds, claimants, or their representatives to act in good faith; revises allowable maximum medical charges; specifies information required as part of pre-suit notice in motor vehicle personal injury protection claims; requires information relating to treatment, services, & accommodations provided to claimants; requires claimants to comply with notice requirements; prohibits relief to claimants in certain circumstances.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 3/14/2020 House - Died on Calendar, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 1606 (Ch. 2020-63)
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/10/2019 House • Filed
12/12/2019 House • Referred to Insurance and Banking Subcommittee; Appropriations Committee; Commerce Committee -HJ 77
1/14/2020 House • Introduced -HJ 77
1/24/2020 House • PCS on Committee agenda-- Insurance and Banking Subcommittee, 01/28/20, 3:30 pm, Sumner Hall
1/28/2020 House • CS by Insurance and Banking Subcommittee; YEAS 14 NAYS 0 -HJ 477
1/31/2020 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS by Insurance and Banking Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 475
2/3/2020 House • Now in Appropriations Committee -HJ 482
2/14/2020 House • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Committee, 02/18/20, 11:30 am, Webster Hall
2/18/2020 House • CS/CS by Appropriations Committee; YEAS 28 NAYS 0 -HJ 607
2/19/2020 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS/CS by Appropriations Committee read 1st time -HJ 602
2/20/2020 House • Now in Commerce Committee -HJ 627
2/25/2020 House • PCS on Committee agenda-- Commerce Committee, 02/27/20, 8:00 am, Webster Hall
2/27/2020 House • CS/CS/CS by- Commerce Committee; YEAS 15 NAYS 9 -HJ 694
3/1/2020 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.18(c)
3/2/2020 House • CS/CS/CS by Commerce Committee read 1st time -HJ 686
3/3/2020 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 720
3/14/2020 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died on Calendar, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 1606 (Ch. 2020-63)