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SB 256: Property Insurance


Property Insurance; Prohibiting certain attorney fees and costs paid by a property insurer from being included in such insurer’s rate base and from being used to justify a rate increase or rate change; requiring insureds or assignees to provide a certain prelitigation notice and invoice to insurers within a specified timeframe; prohibiting specified acts of insurers relating to homeowners’ insurance policies under certain circumstances, etc.

Effective Date: 1/1/2019
Last Action: 3/10/2018 Senate - Died in Banking and Insurance
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Banking and Insurance (BI)
  2. Appropriations (AP)
  3. Rules (RC)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    9/5/2017 Senate • Filed
    9/22/2017 Senate • Referred to Banking and Insurance; Appropriations; Rules -SJ 24
    1/9/2018 Senate • Introduced -SJ 24
    3/10/2018 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Banking and Insurance

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  • SB 256, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 9/5/2017 at 4:23 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 7015 Property Insurance Assignment Agreements Judiciary Committee Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Banking and Insurance
    S 258 Insurance Rates Farmer Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Banking and Insurance
    S 1168 (c2) Insurance Steube Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Rules

    Citations - Statutes (3)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    627.062 Rate standards. Page 2 (pdf)
    627.422 Assignment of policies. Page 2 (pdf)
    627.7011 Homeowners’ policies; offer of replacement cost coverage and law and ordinance coverage. Page 7 (pdf)

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