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

Public Act 158 of 2012

  1. 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.
    • 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.
  2. Passed 109 to 0 in the House on April 19, 2012.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. 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.
  4. Passed 38 to 0 in the Senate on May 17, 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.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  5. Received in the House on May 17, 2012.
  6. Passed 106 to 0 in the House on May 22, 2012.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  7. Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on June 7, 2012.

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