DE HB393 | 2017-2018 | 149th General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 5-0)
Status: Passed on July 23 2018 - 100% progression
Action: 2018-07-23 - Signed by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [HTML]


This Bill updates the Delaware Viatical Settlements Act by amending the license and bond requirements for a viatical settlement provider or viatical settlement broker. The Act allows an applicant seeking licensure as a viatical settlement provider to prove financial responsibility by (1) providing audited financial statements showing a minimum equity of more than 250 thousand dollars or (2) providing audited annual financial statements showing positive equity and a surety bond for 250 thousand dollars or a letter of credit amounting 250 thousand dollars. The applicant also may provide proof of financial responsibility if they are licensed in another state and have established proof of financial responsibility to said state.

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An Act To Amend Title 18 Of The Delaware Code Relating To Insurance.


Roll Calls

2018-06-26 - Senate - Senate Third Reading (Y: 19 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2018-06-19 - House - House Third Reading (Y: 37 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 3) [PASS]


2018-07-23 Signed by Governor
2018-06-26 Passed By Senate. Votes: 19 YES 2 ABSENT
2018-06-21 Reported Out of Committee (Banking, Business & Insurance) in Senate with 3 On Its Merits
2018-06-19 Assigned to Banking, Business & Insurance Committee in Senate
2018-06-19 Passed By House. Votes: 37 YES 3 ABSENT
2018-06-19 Amendment HA 1 to HB 393 - Passed In House by Voice Vote
2018-05-30 Amendment HA 1 to HB 393 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
2018-05-02 Reported Out of Committee (Economic Development/Banking/Insurance/Commerce) in House with 11 On Its Merits
2018-05-01 Introduced and Assigned to Economic Development/Banking/Insurance/Commerce Committee in House

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