Thursday, 02 July 2009 16:04

CRA Says that AB 1200 Even Worse Than Before

The CRA continues to oppose the insurance industry’s AB 1200 which has been rewritten to do more damage to the state’s anti-steering law. The bill is slated to be heard Wednesday, July 1, 2009 by the Senate Banking, Finance and Insurance Committee at 1:30 p.m. in Room 112 of the State Capitol. At this late date members should email their opposition to the committee’s consultant: Kenneth.cooley@sen.ca.govThis e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .
Attached below is the bill followed by the CRA’s latest letter of opposition.

BILL NUMBER: AB 1200 AMENDED
BILL TEXT

AMENDED IN SENATE JUNE 25, 2009
AMENDED IN ASSEMBLY APRIL 29, 2009

INTRODUCED BY Assembly Member Hayashi

FEBRUARY 27, 2009

An act to amend Section 758.5 of the Insurance Code, relating to
motor vehicle insurance.

LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST

AB 1200, as amended, Hayashi. Motor vehicle insurance: direct
repair programs.


Existing law prohibits insurers from requiring that an automobile
be repaired at a specific automotive repair dealer. Under existing
law, an insurer may suggest or recommend a specific automotive repair
dealer under certain specified circumstances.

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