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SB 1224: Civil Remedies Against Insurers

GENERAL BILL by Oelrich

Civil Remedies Against Insurers; Requiring that before bringing a common-law bad faith action against an insurer, the party bringing the action must first provide to the Department of Financial Services and the insurer prior written notification of a specified number of days; requiring that a notice relating to the bringing of a common-law claim of bad faith must specify the common-law duty violated by the insurer; requiring a notice to specify the amount of moneys that an insurer has failed to tender or pay if the specific statutory or common-law-based violation includes such failure; providing that the applicable statute of limitations is tolled for a specified period of time when certain notices alleging a common-law-based violation are mailed, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2012
Last Action: 3/9/2012 Senate - Died in Judiciary
Location: In committee/council (JU)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Judiciary (JU)
  2. Banking and Insurance (BI)
  3. Budget (BC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/8/2011 Senate • Filed
1/10/2012 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Banking and Insurance; Budget -SJ 98
• Introduced -SJ 98
3/9/2012 Senate • Died in Judiciary