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CS/SB 76: Residential Property Insurance

GENERAL BILL by Banking and Insurance ; Boyd

Residential Property Insurance; Providing that, for certain attorney fees awarded for claims arising under property insurance policies, a strong presumption is created that a lodestar fee is sufficient and reasonable; providing that certain provisions relating to homeowners’ policies, offers of replacement cost coverage, and offers of law and ordinance coverage do not prohibit insurers from providing specified property insurance policies by including roof surface reimbursement schedules; requiring notice of intent to initiate litigation; authorizing an insurer to request to inspect, photograph, or evaluate certain property, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2021
Last Action: 2/4/2021 Senate - Now in Judiciary
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Banking and Insurance (BI)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Rules (RC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/25/2021 Senate • Filed
• Referred to Banking and Insurance; Judiciary; Rules
• On Committee agenda-- Banking and Insurance, 02/02/21, 3:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
2/2/2021 Senate • CS by Banking and Insurance; YEAS 9 NAYS 3
2/4/2021 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Now in Judiciary