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 Bill Status of HB5471  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  INS CODE-PUBLIC ADJUSTERS

House Sponsors
Rep. Dagmara Avelar, Adam Niemerg, Norine K. Hammond and Tony McCombie

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Don Harmon)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/7/2022SenateReferred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
215 ILCS 5/1510
215 ILCS 5/1575
215 ILCS 5/Art. XXXI.75 rep.


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Insurance Code. In provisions concerning a contract between public adjuster and insured, provides that: a public adjuster shall ensure that the contract contains the email address of the public adjuster; a public adjuster may also provide an exact copy of the contract to the insurer's authorized representative for receiving notice of loss or damage in specified circumstances; a public adjuster may provide emergency services before a written contract with the insured has been executed; a public adjuster shall not provide services until a written contract with the insured has been executed and an exact copy of the contract has been provided to the insurer; at the option of an insured, any contract between a public adjuster and the insured shall be voidable for 5 business days after the copy of the contract has been received by the insurer, except as provided in the Fire Damage Representation Agreement Act; the insured may void the contract by notifying the public adjuster in writing by sending an email to the email address shown on the contract. been received by the insurer, except as provided in the Fire Damage Representation Agreement Act. Defines "adjusting insurance claims" and "compensation". Changes a definition of "public adjuster". Removes a definition of "adjusting a claim for loss or damage covered by an insurance contract". Repeals the Public Insurance Adjusters and Registered Firms Article of the Illinois Insurance Code. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/28/2022HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Dagmara Avelar
  1/31/2022HouseFirst Reading
  1/31/2022HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/9/2022HouseAssigned to Insurance Committee
  2/17/2022HouseDo Pass / Consent Calendar Insurance Committee; 017-000-000
  2/18/2022HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Consent Calendar
  2/22/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Adam Niemerg
  3/1/2022HouseSecond Reading - Consent Calendar
  3/1/2022HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Consent Calendar
  3/2/2022HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Consent Calendar
  3/3/2022HouseThird Reading - Consent Calendar - First Day
  3/4/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Norine K. Hammond
  3/4/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Tony McCombie
  3/4/2022HouseThird Reading - Consent Calendar - Passed 104-000-000
  3/7/2022SenateArrive in Senate
  3/7/2022SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  3/7/2022SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. John Connor
  3/7/2022SenateFirst Reading
  3/7/2022SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/30/2022SenateAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Don Harmon

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