S.2931 - Auto Choice Reform Act of 2004108th Congress (2003-2004)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Cornyn, John [R-TX] (Introduced 10/07/2004)|
|Committees:||Senate - Commerce, Science, and Transportation|
|Latest Action:||10/07/2004 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.|
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Summary: S.2931 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Auto Choice Reform Act of 2004 - Authorizes motor vehicle insurers to offer a choice between the personal injury protection and tort maintenance systems prescribed by this Act.
Introduced in Senate (10/07/2004)
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.