03RS HB143


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HB 143 (BR 194) - R. Meeks, P. Bather, T. Riner

     AN ACT relating to insurance.
     Create a new section of Subtitle 12 of KRS Chapter 304 to prohibit unfair discrimination by property or casualty insurers in the terms or conditions of any insurance contract, or in the rate or amount of premium charged therefore; define unfair discrimination to include refusing to renew, declining to offer or write, or charging a different rate for an equivalent amount of homeowner's insurance coverage solely because of the geographic area in which the property is located; prohibit insurers from charging different rates for different zip code areas within the same city, county, urban-county, charter county, or consolidated local government; permit insurers to apply underwriting or rating standards which the insurers apply generally in all other locations in the state.

     Jan 7-introduced in House
     Jan 8-to Banking and Insurance (H)
     Feb 6-posted in committee

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