Raised H.B. No. 6590
Session Year 2021
 


AN ACT PROHIBITING CERTAIN INSURANCE DISCRIMINATION AND ESTABLISHING A TASK FORCE TO STUDY INSURANCE COSTS BORNE BY BUSINESSES LOCATED IN DISTRESSED MUNICIPALITIES.

To: (1) Expand the Connecticut Unfair Insurance Practices Act to provide that no (A) insurance company, hospital service corporation, health care center or fraternal benefit society providing disability income protection coverage shall refuse to insure, refuse to continue to insure or limit the amount, extent or kind of coverage available to an individual, or charge an individual a different rate for the same coverage, because the individual has been a victim of domestic violence, and (B) property and casualty insurer that delivers, issues, renews, amends, continues or endorses a property or casualty insurance policy shall make any distinction or discrimination against an individual in delivering, issuing, renewing, amending, continuing, endorsing, offering, withholding, cancelling or setting premiums for such policy, or in the terms of such policy, because the individual has been a victim of domestic violence; (2) provide that no life insurer shall make any distinction or discrimination between persons on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity or status as a victim of domestic violence; and (3) establish a task force to study the high insurance costs borne by businesses located in distressed municipalities in this state.

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Insurance and Real Estate Committee

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Bill History

 Date Action Taken
 6/28/2021Signed by the Governor
 6/18/2021Transmitted by Secretary of the State to Governor
 6/18/2021Transmitted to the Secretary of State
 6/16/2021(LCO)Public Act 21-93
 6/4/2021On Consent Calendar / In Concurrence
 6/4/2021Senate Passed as Amended by House Amendment Schedule A
 6/4/2021Senate Adopted House Amendment Schedule A
 5/6/2021(LCO)File Number 635
 5/6/2021Senate Calendar Number 383
 5/6/2021Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, Senate
 5/4/2021House Passed as Amended by House Amendment Schedule A
 5/4/2021House Adopted House Amendment Schedule A 8006
 4/8/2021(LCO)File Number 346
 4/8/2021House Calendar Number 262
 4/8/2021Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, House
 4/8/2021(LCO)Reported Out of Legislative Commissioners' Office
 4/1/2021(LCO)Referred to Office of Legislative Research and Office of Fiscal Analysis 04/07/21 5:00 PM
 3/23/2021(LCO)Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
 3/22/2021(INS)Joint Favorable
 3/5/2021Public Hearing 03/09
 3/4/2021Referred to Joint Committee on Insurance and Real Estate

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