2007 Regular Session

SENATE BILL 156

File Code: Insurance - Other than Health
Sponsored By:
Senators Kelley, Colburn, Conway, Exum, Hooper, Jacobs, Jones, Miller, Mooney, and Rosapepe
Entitled:
Insurers - Third Party Claimants - Notice of Payment to Claimant's Attorney

Synopsis:

Requiring, instead of authorizing, an insurer to provide specified notice to specified third party claimants if payment, in the amount of $2,000 or more, of a third party liability claim for bodily injury is made to the claimant's attorney under specified circumstances; and altering the time period within which notice must be sent to a third party claimant.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Senate Action
1/25
First Reading Finance
Hearing 2/6 at 1:00 p.m.
2/13
Favorable Report by Finance
2/14
Favorable Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed
2/16
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
4/4
Returned Passed
House Action
2/19
First Reading Economic Matters
3/21
Hearing 3/28 at 1:00 p.m.
4/9
Favorable Report by Economic Matters
4/3
Favorable Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed
4/4
Third Reading Passed (137-1)
Action after passage in Senate and House
4/24
Approved by the Governor
- Chapter 131

Sponsored by:

Senator Delores G. Kelley, District 10
Senator Richard F. Colburn, District 37
Senator Joan Carter Conway, District 43
Senator Nathaniel Exum, District 24
Senator J. Robert Hooper, District 35
Senator Nancy Jacobs, District 34
Senator Verna L. Jones, District 44
Senator Thomas V. Mike Miller, Jr., District 27
Senator Alexander X. Mooney, District 3
Senator Jim Rosapepe, District 21

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Attorneys
Insurance -see also- Health Ins; MAIF; Motor Vehicle Ins
Liability -see also- Good Samaritan
Notices

Bill affects the following Statute:

Insurance
( 4-117 )

Documents:

Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled, Chapter
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered
Roll Call Votes (Legislative dates are shown):
Senate
February 16, 2007: Third Reading Passed (46-0)
House
April 4, 2007: Third Reading Passed (137-1)