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2012 House Bill 5701: Expand auto theft prevention authority duties
  1. Introduced by Rep. Pete Lund (R) on May 29, 2012, to expand the duties of a state automobile theft prevention authority to include insurance fraud related to unlimited medical benefits provided by Michigan's no-fault law, overhaul its structure, and authorize $21 million in assessments (taxes) on insurers to pay for this.
    • Referred to the House Insurance Committee on May 29, 2012.
      • Reported in the House on May 31, 2012, with the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
    • Substitute offered in the House on June 5, 2012. The substitute failed by voice vote in the House on June 5, 2012.
    • Substitute offered by Rep. Kate Segal (D) on June 5, 2012, to replace the previous version of the bill with one that revises details but does not change the substance as previously described. The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on June 5, 2012.
    • Amendment offered by Rep. Phil Cavanagh (D) on June 5, 2012. The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on June 5, 2012.
    • Amendment offered by Rep. Kate Segal (D) on June 5, 2012, to extend provisions of the Consumer Protection Act to insurance companies, even though it generally does not apply to industries governed by other comprehensive regulatory regimes in state law, including state Insurance Code. The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on June 5, 2012.
    • Amendment offered by Rep. Kate Segal (D) on June 5, 2012, to establish sunset dates for the proposed reorganization of the auto theft prevention authority, on which the it would revert to the current structure. The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on June 5, 2012.
    • Amendment offered by Rep. Kate Segal (D) on June 6, 2012, to revise the composition of the board of the reorganized auto theft authority to include representatives of health care providers. The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on June 6, 2012.
    • Amendment offered by Rep. Andrea LaFontaine (R) on June 6, 2012, to establish sunset dates for the proposed reorganization of the auto theft prevention authority, on which the it would revert to the current structure. The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on June 6, 2012.
    • Amendment offered by Rep. Mike Shirkey (R) on June 6, 2012, to prohibit an insurer from increasing premiums to recoup assessments imposed to pay for this authority unless it has complied with certain requirements. The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on June 6, 2012.
  2. Passed 96 to 12 in the House on June 6, 2012.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the Senate on June 7, 2012.
    • Referred to the Senate Insurance Committee on June 7, 2012.

Comments

Re: 2012 House Bill 5701 (Expand auto theft prevention authority duties )  by raggs@mail.com on August 3, 2012 
It was about time for this to happen and now I can only hope this new bill will also bring some results. I read few interesting things about protection in Nevada, we could actually apply this successful model in our state and make sure we make a difference.


2012 House Bill 5701 (Expand auto theft prevention authority duties )  by admin on August 3, 2012 
Introduced in the House on May 29, 2012, to expand the duties of a state automobile theft prevention authority to include insurance fraud related to unlimited medical benefits provided by Michigan's no-fault law, overhaul its structure, and authorize $21 million in assessments (taxes) on insurers to pay for this

The vote was 96 in favor, 12 opposed and 2 not voting

(House Roll Call 368 at House Journal 0)

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