Substitute House Bill No. 5856

Public Act No. 00-111

An Act Concerning The Method Of Payment For Automobile Insurance Claims.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

Section 38a-352 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof:

All claims paid by an insurer, a holding company of an insurer or a wholly owned subsidiary of an insurer for any loss to motor vehicles or any claim for damages to motor vehicles, shall be paid to the claimant by check, electronic transfer to the claimant or other means that provide the claimant immediate access to the funds.

Approved May 26, 2000