SB 200

  • Delaware Senate Bill
  • 152nd General Assembly (2023-2024)
  • Introduced in Senate Mar 13, 2024
  • Passed Senate Mar 12, 2024
  • Passed House May 16, 2024
  • Governor

An Act To Amend Title 18 Of The Delaware Code Relating To Property Insurance Contracts.

Abstract

This bill provides important consumer protections for property insurance contracts by improving the reliability of mailed notifications of policy cancellation or renewal. Section 1 of this bill requires insurers to deliver any homeowners’ notices of cancellation or nonrenewal by USPS certified mail or USPS Intelligent Mail barcode. Further, whereas currently an insurer can cancel or non-renew a policy because of two non-weather-related claims over the lifetime of the policy, this legislation provides a reasonable claims lookback period for non-weather-related claims, as is already the case for claims in other portions of this subsection of the Code. Section 2 of this bill precludes an insurance carrier from refusing to renew a homeowners’ policy based on non-weather claims unless 2 or more claims occur within the 36-month period immediately preceding the expiration of the current policy period.

Bill Sponsors (22)

Votes


May 21, 2024

May 16, 2024

Mar 12, 2024

Actions


May 21, 2024

Senate

Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES

May 16, 2024

House

Passed By House. Votes: 38 YES 3 ABSENT

House

Amendment HA 1 to SB 200 - Passed In House by Voice Vote

Apr 24, 2024

Senate

Amendment HA 1 to SB 200 - Introduced and Placed With Bill

Mar 19, 2024

House

Reported Out of Committee (Economic Development/Banking/Insurance & Commerce) in House with 4 Favorable, 5 On Its Merits

  • Committee-Passage
  • Committee-Passage-Favorable
Economic Development/Banking/Insurance & Commerce

Mar 13, 2024

House

Assigned to Economic Development/Banking/Insurance & Commerce Committee in House

  • Introduction
  • Referral-Committee
Economic Development/Banking/Insurance & Commerce

Mar 12, 2024

Senate

Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES

Senate

Amendment SA 1 to SB 200 - Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES

Mar 11, 2024

Senate

Amendment SA 1 to SB 200 - Introduced and Placed With Bill

Jan 24, 2024

Senate

Reported Out of Committee (Banking, Business, Insurance & Technology) in Senate with 6 On Its Merits

  • Committee-Passage
Banking, Business, Insurance & Technology

Jan 04, 2024

Senate

Introduced and Assigned to Banking, Business, Insurance & Technology Committee in Senate

  • Introduction
  • Referral-Committee
Banking, Business, Insurance & Technology

Bill Text

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SA 1 to SB 200 HTML PDF
HA 1 to SB 200 HTML PDF

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