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HB 305: Property Insurance Claims and Reimbursement

GENERAL BILL by Rommel ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Sabatini

Property Insurance Claims and Reimbursement; Provides that for certain attorney fees awarded for claims arising under property insurance policies, strong presumption is created that lodestar fee is sufficient & reasonable; provides that certain provisions relating to homeowners' policies, offers of replacement cost coverage, & offers of law & ordinance coverage do not prohibit specified property insurance policies from including roof surface reimbursement schedules; provides that claims, supplemental claims, & reopened claims under property insurance policies for loss or damage caused by perils are barred unless notice is given; revises timeframe for notices for loss or damage caused by windstorm or hurricane; revises definition of term "supplemental claim" or "reopened claim" to include all perils.

Effective Date: 7/1/2021
Last Action: 2/3/2021 House - Now in Insurance & Banking Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/19/2021 House • Filed
2/3/2021 House • Referred to Insurance & Banking Subcommittee
• Referred to Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee
• Referred to Commerce Committee
• Now in Insurance & Banking Subcommittee