Motor vehicle insurance settlement practices; cap on reimbursement for paint and materials. (HB1176)

Introduced By

Del. Scott Lingamfelter (R-Woodbridge)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Motor vehicle insurance; payments for repairs. Requires that the compensation paid by the insurer for repair parts and service shall not be less than the amounts charged by the repairer to retail customers unless the amounts are not reasonable, and excludes certain items from determinations of the compensation paid by the insurer. The measure also requires that (i) increases in service compensation be requested in writing and be based on 100 consecutive repair orders or all repair orders over a 90-day period, whichever occurs first, and (ii) increases in compensation for paint and parts be stated as a percentage of markup to be uniformly applied to all parts. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/09/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 080026600
01/09/2008Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/31/2008Reported from Commerce and Labor with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2008Committee substitute printed 080155600-H1
02/04/2008Read first time
02/05/2008Read second time
02/05/2008Committee substitute agreed to 080155600-H1
02/05/2008Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1176H1
02/06/2008Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/06/2008VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2008Communicated to Senate
02/07/2008Constitutional reading dispensed
02/07/2008Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/25/2008Reported from Commerce and Labor (15-Y 0-N)
02/27/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2008Read third time
02/28/2008Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
03/03/2008Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1176ER)
03/04/2008Signed by Speaker
03/04/2008Signed by President
03/10/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 516 (effective 7/1/08)
03/17/2008G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0516)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB697.