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SB 1224: Civil Remedies Against Insurers


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
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Judiciary (JU)
  2. Banking and Insurance (BI)
  3. Budget (BC)

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  • 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

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  • SB 1224, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 12/8/2011 at 1:39 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 427 Civil Remedies Against Insurers Passidomo Identical Last Action: 1/31/2012 H Unfavorable by Civil Justice Subcommittee, laid on Table; YEAS 7 NAYS 8
    Location: Laid on Table

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    624.155 Civil remedy. Page 2 (pdf)

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