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HB 1439: Resolution of Disputed Property Insurance Claims


Resolution of Disputed Property Insurance Claims; Requires, rather than authorizes, parties to property insurance claims dispute to participate in mediation; provides that mediation is condition precedent to commencing litigation; removes provisions relating to eligibility of claims for mediation; provides that parties may mutually agree to conduct mediation by teleconference or by telephone; requires all insureds, or representative thereof, to personally attend mediation; revises & specifying duties as to bearing certain costs of mediation; requires, rather than authorizing, DFS to adopt certain rules; emergency rules; requires policyholder to provide insurer with certain documents within certain timeframe after mediation is invoked; revises conditions under which policyholder has certain timeframe to rescind settlement. APPROPRIATION: $1,000,000

Effective Date: 1/1/2025
Last Action: 3/8/2024 House - Died in Insurance & Banking Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/6/2024 House • Filed
1/9/2024 House • 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
1/13/2024 House • Referred to Insurance & Banking Subcommittee
• Referred to State Administration & Technology Appropriations Subcommittee
• Referred to Commerce Committee
• Now in Insurance & Banking Subcommittee
3/8/2024 House • Died in Insurance & Banking Subcommittee