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H 3971 General Bill, By Bamberg, McKnight, M.S. McLeod, Henegan, Hosey, Collins, Kirby, Corley, Bernstein, G.A. Brown, Delleney, Dillard, Hart, Hodges, Kennedy, Norrell, J.E. Smith and Tinkler
Summary: Automobile insurance
    A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-10-40, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO REQUIRING PROVIDERS OF AUTOMOBILE LIABILITY INSURANCE AND PROVIDERS OF OTHER SECURITY IN LIEU OF THIS INSURANCE TO NOTIFY THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES OF THE LAPSE OR TERMINATION OF THE INSURANCE OR SECURITY, COMPLIANCE TRANSACTIONS REQUIRED OF VEHICLE OWNERS, AND THE DEPARTMENT'S REQUIRED EFFORTS TO NOTIFY THE OWNER THAT HIS CERTIFICATE OF REGISTRATION AND DRIVING PRIVILEGES HAVE BEEN SUSPENDED, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE NOTICE THAT THE PROVIDER OF INSURANCE AND OTHER SECURITY ARE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE TO THE DEPARTMENT ALSO MUST BE PROVIDED TO THE OWNER OF THE VEHICLE AND THE OPERATOR OF THE VEHICLE, TO PROVIDE THAT THE NOTICES MUST RELATE TO THE LAPSE OR TERMINATION OF THE INSURANCE OR SECURITY BY THE INSURER OR THE INSURED, TO PROVIDE A PERIOD IN WHICH THE NOTICE MUST BE ISSUED AND THE METHOD OF NOTIFICATION THAT MUST BE USED, AND TO PROVIDE A PENALTY THAT MUST BE IMPOSED FOR FAILURE TO PROVIDE THE NOTICE TO THE DEPARTMENT AND THE OWNER OF THE VEHICLE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT FAILURE TO PROVIDE THIS NOTICE IS A REBUTTABLE PRESUMPTION OF BAD FAITH.
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04/14/15House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 105)
04/14/15House Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry (House Journal-page 105)



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