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2012 House Bill 5362: Increase no fault “mini-tort” exception

Public Act 158 of 2012

Introduced by Rep. Cindy Denby (R) on February 7, 2012 To increase from $500 to $1,000 the limit on uninsured vehicle damages for which a person may sue under the no fault insurance “mini-tort” exception to the prohibition on vehicle crash lawsuits.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Insurance Committee on February 7, 2012
Reported in the House on March 8, 2012 With the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the House on April 18, 2012
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on April 18, 2012
Passed 109 to 0 in the House on April 19, 2012 (same description)
To increase from $500 to $1,000 the limit on uninsured vehicle damages for which a person may sue under the no fault insurance “mini-tort” exception to the prohibition on vehicle crash lawsuits.
Received in the Senate on April 24, 2012
Referred to the Senate Insurance Committee on April 24, 2012
Reported in the Senate on May 2, 2012 With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Amendment offered in the Senate on May 17, 2012 To establish that if passed the bill will go into effect on Oct. 1, 2012.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the Senate on May 17, 2012
Passed 38 to 0 in the Senate on May 17, 2012 (same description)
To increase from $500 to $1,000 the limit on uninsured vehicle damages for which a person may sue under the no fault insurance “mini-tort” exception to the prohibition on vehicle crash lawsuits.
Received in the House on May 17, 2012
Passed 106 to 0 in the House on May 22, 2012
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on June 7, 2012

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