|Posted:||January 15, 2019 02:11 PM|
|From:||Representative Greg Rothman|
|To:||All House members|
|Subject:||Modernizing and Expediting Vehicle Transfer Process with Electronic Power of Attorney (ePOA)|
I will be introducing legislation to permit the use of electronic power of attorney (ePOA) documents when ownership of a vehicle is transferred for insurance purposes.
In the unfortunate event of a total loss auto claim, PennDOT requires the submission of a hard copy “secure power of attorney” (SPOA) form when ownership of a vehicle is transferred from the driver to their auto insurer. The outdated carbon copy SPOA form must be completed by hand and mailed to PennDOT, causing significant delay for policyholders and administrative inconvenience for insurers.
Specifically, my bill would amend Title 75 Pa.C.S. (Vehicles) § 7134 in the following ways:
Introduced as HB632