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 Bill Status of SB2801  99th General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. John G. Mulroe

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2017SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Insured's Independent Counsel Act. Provides that if an insurer has a duty to defend an insured under a policy of insurance and a significant and actual conflict of interest arises that imposes a duty on the insurer to provide independent counsel to the insured, the insurer shall provide independent counsel to the insured unless the insured waives the right to independent counsel in writing. Defines "significant and actual conflict of interest". Adds provisions governing: the selection of independent counsel; retention of other counsel by either insurer or insured; duties of the independent counsel; privileged information; waiver of the right to select independent counsel; and cooperation between the insurer, insured, and independent counsel.

DateChamber Action
  2/17/2016SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. John G. Mulroe
  2/17/2016SenateFirst Reading
  2/17/2016SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/8/2016SenateAssigned to Judiciary
  4/8/2016SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  1/10/2017SenateSession Sine Die

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