VA SB27 | 2021 | Regular Session

Note: Carryover of previous SB27


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on November 18 2019 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2020-12-04 - Left in Commerce and Labor
Pending: Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
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 shall be liable to the insured for the full amount of the judgment and reasonable attorney fees, expenses, and interest from the date the initial settlement demand was presented to the insurance company.

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Uninsured and underinsured motorist insurance policies; bad faith.


Roll Calls

2020-01-20 - Senate - Senate: Continued to 2021 in Commerce and Labor (13-Y 1-N) (Y: 13 N: 1 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2020-12-04SenateLeft in Commerce and Labor
2020-01-20SenateContinued to 2021 in Commerce and Labor (13-Y 1-N)
2019-11-18SenateReferred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
2019-11-18SenatePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20100601D

Same As/Similar To

SB27 (Carry Over) 2020-01-20 - Continued to 2021 in Commerce and Labor (13-Y 1-N)

Code Citations

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

Virginia State Sources

Bill Comments