Motor vehicle liability insurance; increases coverage amounts. (SB1182)

Introduced By

Sen. Scott Surovell (D-Mount Vernon) with support from co-patron Del. Lamont Bagby (D-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Motor vehicle liability insurance coverage limits. Increases the motor vehicle liability insurance coverage amounts from $25,000 to $50,000 in cases of bodily injury to or death of one person, from $50,000 to $100,000 in cases of bodily injury to or death of more than one person in any one accident, and from $20,000 to $40,000 for damage to property of others as a result of any one accident. The bill requires that self-insured operators of taxicabs maintain protection against uninsured and underinsured drivers with the current limits of $25,000, $50,000, and $20,000, respectively. The bill applies to policies issued or renewed on or after January 1, 2022. Read the Bill »


01/25/2021: Passed the Senate


01/08/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21100652D
01/08/2021Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/18/2021Impact statement from SCC (SB1182)
01/18/2021Reported from Commerce and Labor (12-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
01/20/2021Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2021Passed by for the day
01/22/2021Read second time and engrossed
01/25/2021Read third time and passed Senate (27-Y 11-N 1-A)

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