Fire insurance policy; notice regarding earthquake exclusion. (HB523)

Introduced By

Del. Peter Farrell (R-Henrico)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Fire insurance; earthquake coverage notice.  Requires fire insurance policies that exclude coverage for earthquake damage to provide a written notice that earthquake coverage is excluded and that earthquake insurance may be available for an additional premium. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/10/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12101844D
01/10/2012Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/17/2012Passed by for the day in Commerce and Labor
01/22/2012Impact statement from SCC (HB523)
02/07/2012Reported from Commerce and Labor with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2012Committee substitute printed 12104921D-H1
02/09/2012Read first time
02/10/2012Read second time
02/10/2012Committee substitute agreed to 12104921D-H1
02/10/2012Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB523H1
02/13/2012Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/13/2012VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2012Impact statement from SCC (HB523H1)
02/14/2012Constitutional reading dispensed
02/14/2012Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/20/2012Reported from Commerce and Labor (15-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2012Read third time
02/23/2012Passed Senate (37-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/29/2012Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB523ER)
02/29/2012Impact statement from SCC (HB523ER)
02/29/2012Signed by Speaker
03/01/2012Signed by President
03/13/2012G Approved by Governor-Chapter 235 (effective 1/1/13)
03/13/2012G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0235)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 2 minutes.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB369.