CS/CS/HB 717 -  Consumer Protection

by Commerce Committee and Insurance & Banking Subcommittee and Clemons (CO-SPONSORS) Leek; Tant
Removes provision requiring department to automatically convert registrations of approved registered insurance agencies to insurance agency licenses; prohibits entity from unlicensed activity as adjusting firm unless entity complies with specified requirement; authorizes department to disapprove use of insurance agency names containing words "Medicare" or "Medicaid"; revises timeframe in which insured or claimant may cancel public adjuster's contract to adjust claim without penalty or obligation; specifies requirements for written estimates of loss provided by public adjusters to claimants or insureds; revises timeframe in which insurer must begin investigation after receipt of proof of loss statements; requires insurer to keep records of adjusters interacting with policyholders; requires insurer to include specified notices when providing damage estimates or claim payments.
Effective Date: upon becoming a law
Last Event: Companion Bill passed, refer to CS/CS/SB 1598 on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 6:28 PM; HB Laid on Table

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Bill History

Event Time Member Committee Ver.
Event: H Laid on Table, refer to CS/CS/SB 1598 Time: 04/27/2021 - 6:28 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Added to Second Reading Calendar Time: 04/22/2021 - 11:26 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Bill referred to House Calendar Time: 04/22/2021 - 11:26 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H 1st Reading Time: 04/20/2021 - 8:58 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H CS Filed Time: 04/20/2021 - 5:35 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Laid on Table under Rule 7.18(a) Time: 04/20/2021 - 5:35 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Reported out of Commerce Committee Time: 04/20/2021 - 4:54 PM Member: Committee: Commerce Committee Version: c1
Event: H Favorable with CS by Commerce Committee Time: 04/19/2021 - 5:20 PM Member: Committee: Commerce Committee Version: c1
Event: H Added to Commerce Committee agenda Time: 04/18/2021 - 4:26 PM Member: Committee: Commerce Committee Version: c1
Event: H Added to Commerce Committee agenda Time: 04/18/2021 - 4:25 PM Member: Committee: Commerce Committee Version: c1
Event: H Added to Commerce Committee agenda Time: 03/22/2021 - 3:57 PM Member: Committee: Commerce Committee Version: c1
Event: H Now in Commerce Committee Time: 03/11/2021 - 5:25 PM Member: Committee: Commerce Committee Version: c1
Event: H Reported out of State Administration & Technology Appropriations Subcommittee Time: 03/11/2021 - 5:25 PM Member: Committee: State Administration & Technology Appropriations Subcommittee Version: c1
Event: H Favorable by State Administration & Technology Appropriations Subcommittee Time: 03/11/2021 - 4:53 PM Member: Committee: State Administration & Technology Appropriations Subcommittee Version: c1
Event: H Added to State Administration & Technology Appropriations Subcommittee agenda Time: 03/09/2021 - 4:10 PM Member: Committee: State Administration & Technology Appropriations Subcommittee Version: c1
Event: H Now in State Administration & Technology Appropriations Subcommittee Time: 03/09/2021 - 8:55 AM Member: Committee: State Administration & Technology Appropriations Subcommittee Version: c1
Event: H Referred to Commerce Committee Time: 03/09/2021 - 8:55 AM Member: Committee: Commerce Committee Version: c1
Event: H Referred to State Administration & Technology Appropriations Subcommittee Time: 03/09/2021 - 8:55 AM Member: Committee: State Administration & Technology Appropriations Subcommittee Version: c1
Event: H 1st Reading Time: 03/05/2021 - 5:01 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H CS Filed Time: 03/05/2021 - 7:59 AM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Laid on Table under Rule 7.18(a) Time: 03/05/2021 - 7:59 AM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Reported out of Insurance & Banking Subcommittee Time: 03/04/2021 - 6:55 PM Member: Committee: Insurance & Banking Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Favorable with CS by Insurance & Banking Subcommittee Time: 03/04/2021 - 2:09 PM Member: Committee: Insurance & Banking Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H 1st Reading Time: 03/02/2021 - 9:21 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Added to Insurance & Banking Subcommittee agenda Time: 03/02/2021 - 3:24 PM Member: Committee: Insurance & Banking Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Now in Insurance & Banking Subcommittee Time: 02/18/2021 - 9:50 AM Member: Committee: Insurance & Banking Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Commerce Committee Time: 02/18/2021 - 9:50 AM Member: Committee: Commerce Committee Version: __
Event: H Referred to State Administration & Technology Appropriations Subcommittee Time: 02/18/2021 - 9:50 AM Member: Committee: State Administration & Technology Appropriations Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Insurance & Banking Subcommittee Time: 02/18/2021 - 9:50 AM Member: Committee: Insurance & Banking Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Filed Time: 02/03/2021 - 10:07 AM Member: Clemons Committee: Version: __