SB 1464: Fair Settlement Act
GENERAL BILL by Brandes
Fair Settlement Act; Citing this act as the "Fair Settlement Act"; revising circumstances under which the Department of Financial Services and an authorized insurer must be given a certain presuit notice; requiring insureds, claimants, or any person acting on their behalf to provide insurers with written notices of loss as a condition precedent to bad faith actions; providing a limitation on an insurer’s liability to third-party claimants, under certain circumstances, if it files an interpleader action within a certain timeframe, etc.
Last Action: 5/3/2019 Senate - Died in Banking and Insurance, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 301 (Ch. 2019-108)
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• Referred to Banking and Insurance; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 196
• Introduced -SJ 196
• On Committee agenda-- Banking and Insurance, 03/18/19, 4:00 pm, 412 Knott Building --Not Considered
• Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Banking and Insurance, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 301 (Ch. 2019-108)
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