2013 Regular Session
|At the request of:|
|Chief Sponsors:||Senator Shields , Senator Johnson|
|Bill Title:||Relating to insurance for environmental claims; and declaring an emergency.|
|Catchline/Summary:||Provides that general liability insurance policy that contains provisions requiring consent of insurance company before rights under policy are assigned may not prohibit assignment in certain cases.
Modifies provisions related to contribution for environmental claims. Prohibits certain unfair environmental claims settlement practices. Requires certain insurers to provide independent counsel to defend insured in certain cases. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
|Fiscal Impact:||Has Minimal Fiscal Impact|
|Revenue Impact:||No Revenue Impact|
|Measure Analysis:||Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements|