VA SB1202 | 2021 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Engrossed on January 21 2021 - 50% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2021-02-08 - Continued to Special Session 1 in Labor and Commerce by voice vote
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]


Uninsured and underinsured motorist insurance policies; bad faith. Provides that if an insurance company denies, refuses, or fails to pay its insured, or refuses a reasonable settlement demand within the policy's coverage limits, for a claim for uninsured or underinsured motorist benefits within a reasonable time after being presented with a demand for such benefits and it is subsequently found that such denial, refusal, or failure was not in good faith, then the insurance company is liable to the insured for the full amount of the judgment and reasonable attorney fees, expenses, and interest.

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Uninsured and underinsured motorist insurance policies; bad faith.


Roll Calls

2021-01-22 - Senate - Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (29-Y 9-N) (Y: 29 N: 9 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2021-01-20 - Senate - Senate: Reading waived (39-Y 0-N) (Y: 39 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-01-18 - Senate - Senate: Reported from Commerce and Labor (14-Y 1-N) (Y: 14 N: 1 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2021-02-08HouseContinued to Special Session 1 in Labor and Commerce by voice vote
2021-02-02HouseReferred to Committee on Labor and Commerce
2021-02-02HouseRead first time
2021-02-02HousePlaced on Calendar
2021-01-22SenateRead third time and passed Senate (29-Y 9-N)
2021-01-21SenateRead second time and engrossed
2021-01-20SenateConstitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
2021-01-18SenateReported from Commerce and Labor (14-Y 1-N)
2021-01-11SenateReferred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
2021-01-11SenatePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21100921D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
3822206(n/a)See Bill Text
80166.1(n/a)See Bill Text

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