THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA
INTRODUCED BY DeLUCA, BISHOP, W. KELLER, COHEN, GEORGE, CALTAGIRONE, O'NEILL, THOMAS, GOODMAN, KULA, DONATUCCI, MANN, D. COSTA, STABACK, WHITE, SANTONI AND DEASY, APRIL 7, 2011
REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON INSURANCE, APRIL 7, 2011
Amending the act of July 22, 1974 (P.L.589, No.205), entitled
"An act relating to unfair insurance practices; prohibiting
unfair methods of competition and unfair or deceptive acts
and practices; and prescribing remedies and penalties,"
further providing for unfair methods of competition and
unfair or deceptive acts or practices.
The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
hereby enacts as follows:
Section 1. Section 5(a) of the act of July 22, 1974 (P.L.
589, No.205), known as the Unfair Insurance Practices Act, is
amended by adding a paragraph to read:
Section 5. Unfair Methods of Competition and Unfair or
Deceptive Acts or Practices Defined.--(a) "Unfair methods of
competition" and "unfair or deceptive acts or practices" in the
business of insurance means:
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(15) Using occupation or attained level of education as a
factor in the underwriting or ratemaking processes for private
passenger automobile rates.
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Section 2. This act shall take effect in 60 days.