Fire insurance policy; notice regarding earthquake exclusion. (SB369)

Introduced By

Sen. Bryce Reeves (R-Spotsylvania) with support from co-patron Sen. Tom Garrett (R-Lynchburg)


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. Amends § 38.2-2129, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


  • 01/11/2012 Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12
  • 01/11/2012 Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12101843D
  • 01/11/2012 Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
  • 01/29/2012 Impact statement from SCC (SB369)
  • 01/30/2012 Reported from Commerce and Labor with substitute (11-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
  • 01/30/2012 Committee substitute printed 12104916D-S1
  • 02/01/2012 Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/02/2012 Read second time
  • 02/02/2012 Reading of substitute waived
  • 02/02/2012 Committee substitute agreed to 12104916D-S1
  • 02/02/2012 Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB369S1
  • 02/03/2012 Read third time and passed Senate (32-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/06/2012 Impact statement from SCC (SB369S1)
  • 02/13/2012 Placed on Calendar
  • 02/13/2012 Read first time
  • 02/13/2012 Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
  • 02/21/2012 Reported from Commerce and Labor with substitute (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/21/2012 Committee substitute printed 12105450D-H1
  • 02/23/2012 Read second time
  • 02/24/2012 Read third time
  • 02/24/2012 Committee substitute agreed to 12105450D-H1
  • 02/24/2012 Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB369H1
  • 02/24/2012 Passed House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
  • 02/24/2012 VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/24/2012 Impact statement from SCC (SB369H1)
  • 02/28/2012 House substitute agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/28/2012 Title replaced 12105450D-H1
  • 03/02/2012 Enrolled
  • 03/02/2012 Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB369ER)
  • 03/02/2012 Impact statement from SCC (SB369ER)
  • 03/02/2012 Signed by Speaker
  • 03/05/2012 Signed by President
  • 03/22/2012 G Approved by Governor-Chapter 346 (effective 1/1/13)
  • 03/22/2012 G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0346)


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 3 minutes.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB523.