RI H5496 | 2023 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Engrossed on May 16 2023 - 50% progression, died in committee
Action: 2023-06-15 - Referred to Senate Judiciary
Pending: Senate Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Comm Sub) [PDF]


Provides that any insurer refusing to honor a "direction to pay" executed by an insured for payment on a property damage benefit would constitute an unfair claims practice.

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Unfair Claims Settlement Practices Act


Roll Calls

2023-05-16 - House - Passage (Y: 61 N: 9 NV: 5 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2023-06-15SenateReferred to Senate Judiciary
2023-05-16HouseHouse passed Sub A
2023-05-12HousePlaced on House Calendar (05/16/2023)
2023-05-02HouseCommittee recommends passage of Sub A
2023-04-28HouseProposed Substitute
2023-04-28HouseScheduled for consideration (05/02/2023)
2023-04-05HouseCommittee recommended measure be held for further study
2023-03-31HouseScheduled for hearing and/or consideration (04/05/2023)
2023-02-28HouseCommittee recommended measure be held for further study
2023-02-24HouseScheduled for hearing and/or consideration (02/28/2023)
2023-02-10HouseIntroduced, referred to House Corporations

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