Automobile and homeowners insurance policies; notices. (HB1357)

Introduced By

Del. Jackson Miller (R-Manassas)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Automobile and homeowners insurance policies; notices. Authorizes insurers to send certain notices, including nonrenewal and cancellation notices, pertaining to a motor vehicle or homeowners insurance policy by a first-class mail tracking method used or approved by the United States Postal Service (USPS). Currently, such notices are effective only if sent by registered or certified mail. The measure will permit insurers to send such notices using the USPS Intelligent Mail barcode. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/02/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15101085D
12/02/2014Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/17/2015Impact statement from SCC (HB1357)
01/20/2015Reported from Commerce and Labor with substitute (14-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
01/20/2015Committee substitute printed 15103975D-H1
01/22/2015Read first time
01/23/2015Read second time
01/23/2015Committee substitute agreed to 15103975D-H1
01/23/2015Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1357H1
01/26/2015Read third time and passed House (66-Y 30-N)
01/26/2015VOTE: PASSAGE (66-Y 30-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2015Constitutional reading dispensed
01/27/2015Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/10/2015Impact statement from SCC (HB1357H1)
02/16/2015Reported from Commerce and Labor (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2015Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2015Read third time
02/19/2015Passed Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2015Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1357ER)
02/25/2015Impact statement from SCC (HB1357ER)
02/25/2015Signed by Speaker
02/26/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, March 30, 2015
02/26/2015Signed by President
02/26/2015Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/26/15
02/26/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, March 29, 2015
03/23/2015G Approved by Governor-Chapter 443 (effective 7/1/15)
03/23/2015G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0443)
05/14/2015Impact statement from SCC (HB1357ER)


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.


robert legge writes:

What I'd like to see if for such notices to look DIFFERENT from the run-of-the-mill notices on the outside of the envelope. DMV could certainly do better too when they are canceling someone's license.