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H*3488 (Rat #0105) General Bill, By Sandifer and Hixon
Summary: Insurance
    AN ACT TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 7 TO CHAPTER 55, TITLE 38 SO AS TO ALLOW AN INSURER TO DELIVER, STORE, OR PRESENT EVIDENCE OF INSURANCE COVERAGE BY ELECTRONIC MEANS, TO ESTABLISH CERTAIN CONDITIONS THAT MUST BE MET BEFORE A NOTICE OR DOCUMENT MAY BE DELIVERED BY ELECTRONIC MEANS, TO REQUIRE THE INSURER TO DELIVER A HARDCOPY NOTICE OF CANCELLATION, NONRENEWAL, OR TERMINATION BY FIRST-CLASS MAIL IF THE INSURER KNOWS THE DOCUMENTS WERE NOT RECEIVED BY THE INSURED WHEN DELIVERED BY ELECTRONIC MEANS, TO REQUIRE THE PARTY TO VERIFY OR ACKNOWLEDGE RECEIPT OF THE ELECTRONICALLY DELIVERED NOTICE OR DOCUMENT IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, TO PROVIDE THAT A WITHDRAWAL OF CONSENT DOES NOT AFFECT THE LEGAL EFFECTIVENESS, VALIDITY, OR ENFORCEABILITY OF THE NOTICE OR DOCUMENT, TO REQUIRE AN INSURER TO NOTIFY THE PARTY OF CERTAIN PRIVILEGES BEFORE SENDING ADDITIONAL NOTICES OR DOCUMENTS SUBJECT TO CONSENT TO RECEIVE CERTAIN NOTICES OR DOCUMENTS, TO ALLOW FOR A PARTY TO ELECTRONICALLY SIGN ELECTRONICALLY DELIVERED DOCUMENTS, TO REQUIRE THE INSURER TO RETAIN RECORDS, AND TO AUTHORIZE THE DIRECTOR TO PROMULGATE REGULATIONS TO IMPLEMENT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION. - ratified title
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01/17/17House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 13)
01/17/17House Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry (House Journal-page 13)
01/25/17House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Labor, Commerce and Industry (House Journal-page 2)
01/26/17House Amended (House Journal-page 10)
01/26/17House Read second time (House Journal-page 10)
01/26/17House Roll call Yeas-99 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 12)
01/26/17House Unanimous consent for third reading on next legislative day (House Journal-page 13)
01/27/17House Read third time and sent to Senate (House Journal-page 1)
01/31/17Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 21)
01/31/17Senate Referred to Committee on Banking and Insurance (Senate Journal-page 21)
02/23/17Senate Committee report: Favorable Banking and Insurance (Senate Journal-page 19)
03/07/17Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 27)
03/07/17Senate Roll call Ayes-39 Nays-2 (Senate Journal-page 27)
05/09/17Senate Amended (Senate Journal-page 60)
05/10/17 Scrivener's error corrected
05/10/17Senate Read third time and returned to House with amendments (Senate Journal-page 29)
05/10/17House Concurred in Senate amendment and enrolled (House Journal-page 85)
05/10/17House Roll call Yeas-98 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 86)
05/15/17 Ratified R 105
05/19/17 Signed By Governor



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