PA 09-98—sSB 212

Insurance and Real Estate Committee

Judiciary Committee

AN ACT LIMITING CANCELLATION FEES FOR AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE POLICYHOLDERS WHO CANCEL THEIR POLICIES MID-TERM

SUMMARY: This act prohibits an insurer that renews, amends, or endorses a private passenger automobile insurance policy in Connecticut from charging the insured more than $100 for canceling the policy before the policy term ends. It also makes technical changes.

By law, any person or corporation that violates any insurance law that does not have a specific penalty is subject to a fine of up to $15,000.

EFFECTIVE DATE: October 1, 2009

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