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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 739

 

January Session, 2007

 

LCO No. 2408

   

Referred to Committee on Transportation

 

Introduced by:

 

SEN. DOYLE, 9th Dist.

REP. GUERRERA, 29th Dist.

 

AN ACT PROHIBITING STEERING OF BUSINESS TO REPAIRERS OF MOTOR VEHICLE DAMAGE.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

That the general statutes be amended to provide that no automobile physical damage appraiser, insurance company doing business in this state or agent or adjuster for such company shall attempt to directly or indirectly coerce, persuade, induce or advise the consumer that the appraised motor vehicle damaged must be, should be or could be repaired at a particular location or by a particular individual or business.

Statement of Purpose:

To strengthen the existing antisteering language in section 38a-354 of the general statutes.