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Amendment

 

January Session, 2017

LCO No. 8592

   
 

*HB0622108592SRO*

Offered by:

 

SEN. MCLACHLAN, 24th Dist.

 

To: House Bill No. 6221

File No. 810

Cal. No. 563

(As Amended by House Amendment Schedule "A")

"AN ACT CONCERNING RECOVERY OF PAYMENTS FROM COLLATERAL SOURCES BY A MUNICIPALITY WITH A SELF-INSURED HEALTH PLAN. "

After the last section, add the following and renumber sections and internal references accordingly:

"Sec. 501. Section 52-225c of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective October 1, 2017):

(a) Unless otherwise provided by law, no insurer or any other person providing [collateral source benefits as defined in section 52-225b] payments from collateral sources shall be entitled to recover the amount of any such [benefits] payments from the defendant or any other person or entity as a result of any claim or action for damages for personal injury or wrongful death regardless of whether such claim or action is resolved by settlement or judgment. The provisions of this [section] subsection shall apply to insurance contracts issued, reissued or renewed on or after October 1, 1986.

(b) The provisions of subsection (a) of this section shall not prohibit a municipality with a self-insured health plan from recovering payments provided by collateral sources."

This act shall take effect as follows and shall amend the following sections:

Sec. 501

October 1, 2017

52-225c