There is one summary for H.R.1704. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (05/03/2001)

Auto Choice Reform Act of 2001 - Authorizes motor vehicle insurers to offer a choice between the personal injury protection and tort maintenance systems prescribed by this Act.

Deems persons who fail to select a type of insurance to have elected insurance under the tort maintenance system.

Authorizes the appropriate State official to establish a consumer notification program regarding: (1) the comparative cost of insurance under the personal injury protection and tort maintenance systems; and (2) the benefits, rights, and obligations of the insurers and insureds under such systems. Requires insurers to provide such information to a consumer before the consumer chooses insurance.

Prescribes minimum requirements for the personal injury protection system and the tort maintenance system.

Exempts a State from application of this Act if the State: (1) declares by statute by a specified date that this Act shall not apply; or (2) finds that average premiums will not be reduced by an average of at least 30 percent for persons choosing the personal injury protection system.