PRINTER'S NO.  1481

  

THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA

  

HOUSE BILL

 

No.

1305

Session of

2011

  

  

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  

  

  

  

AN ACT

  

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Amending the act of July 22, 1974 (P.L.589, No.205), entitled

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"An act relating to unfair insurance practices; prohibiting

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unfair methods of competition and unfair or deceptive acts

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and practices; and prescribing remedies and penalties,"

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further providing for unfair methods of competition and

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unfair or deceptive acts or practices.

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The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

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hereby enacts as follows:

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Section 1.  Section 5(a) of the act of July 22, 1974 (P.L.

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589, No.205), known as the Unfair Insurance Practices Act, is

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amended by adding a paragraph to read:

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Section 5.  Unfair Methods of Competition and Unfair or

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Deceptive Acts or Practices Defined.--(a)  "Unfair methods of

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competition" and "unfair or deceptive acts or practices" in the

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business of insurance means:

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(15)  Using occupation or attained level of education as a

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factor in the underwriting or ratemaking processes for private

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passenger automobile rates.

 


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Section 2.  This act shall take effect in 60 days.

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