Automobile, commercial liability, and homeowners insurance policies; notices. (SB192)

Introduced By

Sen. Richard Stuart (R-Westmoreland)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Automobile, commercial liability, and homeowners insurance policies; notices. Restores the ability of insurers, when sending certain types of notices, including notice of cancellation or nonrenewal of a motor vehicle, commercial liability, or homeowners insurance policy, to use mailing methods for which a certificate of mailing is obtained from the United States Postal Service, provided that certificates of bulk mail are not permissible. The measure also clarifies that Intelligent Mail barcode Tracing is a permitted first-class mail tracking method and clarifies that insurers are required to maintain records regarding the sending of such notices for one year, regardless of the method used to send the notice. The bill contains an emergency clause. Amends § 38.2-2113, § 38.2-2208, § 38.2-231, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/04/2016Prefiled and ordered printed with emergency clause; offered 01/13/16 16101793D
01/04/2016Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/12/2016Impact statement from SCC (SB192)
01/18/2016Reported from Commerce and Labor (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/20/2016Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2016Read second time and engrossed
01/25/2016Read third time and passed Senate
01/25/2016Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2016Placed on Calendar
02/03/2016Read first time
02/03/2016Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/18/2016Reported from Commerce and Labor (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2016Read second time
02/22/2016Read third time
02/22/2016Passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/22/2016VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2016Enrolled
02/23/2016Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB192ER)
02/23/2016Signed by President
02/23/2016Signed by Speaker
02/23/2016Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on 2/23/16
02/23/2016G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 1, 2016
02/25/2016Impact statement from SCC (SB192ER)
03/01/2016G Approved by Governor-Chapter 71 (effective 3/1/16)
03/01/2016G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0071)