Maine LD 220: An Act To Require Proper Notification of Life Insurance Cancellation

LD 220 (subjects: INSURANCE , LIFE )

Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=220&PID=1456&snum=127


Sponsors | Actions | Bill Text & Amendments | Patterns of Support


Sponsors

Principal Sponsor: Rep. Donna Doore of Augusta: (D – District 85) — e-mail | Facebook

9 Cosponsors:

Actions

Chamber

Action
2/3/2015 House Committee on Insurance and Financial Services suggested and ordered printed.
The Bill was REFERRED to the Committee on INSURANCE AND FINANCIAL SERVICES.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
2/3/2015 Senate On motion by Senator Whittemore of Somerset, REFERRED to the Committee on Insurance and Financial Services, in concurrence.
4/7/2015 House Reports READ.
On motion of Representative BECK of Waterville, the Majority Ought to Pass as Amended Report was ACCEPTED.
The Bill was READ ONCE.
Committee Amendment “A” (H-39) was READ and ADOPTED.
TOMORROW ASSIGNED FOR SECOND READING.
4/9/2015 House Committee on Bills in the Second Reading Reports no further verbal amendments necessary Representative McLEAN of Gorham, Chair, House of Representatives Report Accepted.

READ the Second Time.
The Bill was PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED as Amended by Committee Amendment “A” (H-39).
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
4/14/2015 Senate Reports READ.
On motion by Senator WHITTEMORE of Somerset the Majority Ought to Pass as Amended Report ACCEPTED, in concurrence.
READ ONCE.
Committee Amendment “A” (H-39) READ and ADOPTED, in concurrence.
ASSIGNED FOR SECOND READING NEXT LEGISLATIVE DAY.
4/16/2015 Senate COMMITTEE ON BILLS IN THE SECOND READING REPORTS NO FURTHER VERBAL AMENDMENTS NECESSARY, Senator Saviello, Senate Chair. REPORT ACCEPTED.
READ A SECOND TIME and PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY Committee Amendment “A” (H-39), in concurrence.
Ordered sent down forthwith.
4/23/2015 House PASSED TO BE ENACTED.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
4/28/2015 Senate PASSED TO BE ENACTED – Emergency – 2/3 Elected Required, in concurrence.

Bill Text & Amendments

Important Note: The bill text below presents L.D. 220 as originally introduced. L.D. 220 was changed by the legislature through amendment. To understand the impact of this legislation in proper context, be sure to read adopted amendment text, available here: C-A (H-39) .

An Act To Require Proper Notification of Life Insurance Cancellation

Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows:

Sec. 1. 24-A MRSA 2556, sub- 1, as enacted by PL 2007, c. 40, 1, is amended to read:

1. Notice to 3rd party. An individual life insurance policy that has been in force for at least one year may not be terminated for nonpayment of premium unless, at least 21 days prior to the expiration of the grace period, the insurer has mailed by registered mail a notice of cancellation to the policyholder and any 3rd party designated by the policyholder by name and address in writing. The bureau shall adopt rules to implement the notice requirements under this subsection.

summary

This bill requires insurers to provide notice of the lapse or termination of a life insurance policy by registered mail.

Patterns of Support

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Note: Maine Clean Elections Act (MCEA) Qualified candidates only accept a small dollar value of initial contributions early in their campaigns, pledge not to accept further campaign contributions from private sources, and receive public funding for their campaigns. MCEA Non-Qualified candidates choose not to obtain public funding and instead are free to accept campaign contributions from individuals, party committees, political action committees and business sources.


This information about LD 220 was last updated on 2016-05-12.
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