H.R. 1247 (104th): Insurance Disclosure Act of 1995

Introduced:
Mar 15, 1995 (104th Congress, 1995–1996)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Cleo Fields
Representative for Louisiana's 4th congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Mar 15, 1995
Length
10 pages
 
Status

This bill was introduced on March 15, 1995, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Mar 15, 1995
Referred to Committee Mar 15, 1995
 
Full Title

To require property and casualty insurers to provide written notification to insurance applicants and policyholders of decisions to refuse to issue or to cancel or refuse to renew an insurance policy.

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Cosponsors
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Committees

House Energy and Commerce

House Financial Services

Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit

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3/15/1995--Introduced.
Insurance Disclosure Act of 1995 - Instructs the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to require insurers to provide written disclosures to applicants and policyholders, stating the reasons for:
(1) declining a written application; or
(2) cancelling or refusing to renew an existing policy.
Authorizes the Secretary to provide immunity to insurers, agents, and brokers regarding their communication of a cancellation, denial, or nonrenewal of insurance.
Prescribes guidelines under which the Secretary shall designate certain lines of insurance.
Sets forth enforcement guidelines, including civil penalties and injunctive relief.

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