CS/HB 717 -  Consumer Protection

by Insurance & Banking Subcommittee and Clemons (CO-SPONSORS) Tant
Prohibits consumer reporting agencies from charging to reissue or provide new unique personal identifier to certain consumers; prohibits unlicensed activity by adjusting firm; prohibits person from providing claims adjusting services unless person meets specified requirements; authorizes department to disapprove use of insurance agency names containing words "Medicare" or "Medicaid"; prohibits licensed contractors & subcontractors from engaging in certain activities unless licensed & compliant as public adjusters; provides disclosure requirement that insurance coverage must meet before being eligible for export under Surplus Lines Law; prohibits life insurer from writing new policies of industrial life insurance beginning on certain date; prohibits foreign venue clauses in property insurance policies; provides penalties for licensed bail bond agent or temporary bail bond agent who knowingly engages in certain activities.
Effective Date: upon becoming a law
Last Event: 1st Reading on Friday, March 5, 2021 5:01 PM

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Chamber Committee
Chamber: House Committee: Insurance & Banking Subcommittee 3/4/2021 6:54:08 PM
Chamber: House Committee: Insurance & Banking Subcommittee 3/2/2021 5:57:01 PM

Vote History

(No Votes Recorded)

Bill History

Event Time Member Committee Ver.
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: __