Rep. Lou Lang

Filed: 4/11/2018





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 1336 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4    "Section 5. The Illinois Insurance Code is amended by
5adding Section 143.19.3 as follows:
6    (215 ILCS 5/143.19.3 new)
7    Sec. 143.19.3. Prohibition of rate increase for persons
8involved in emergency use of vehicles.
9    (a) No insurer authorized to transact or transacting
10business in this State, or controlling or controlled by or
11under common control by or with an insurer authorized to
12transact or transacting business in this State, that sells a
13policy of automobile insurance in this State shall increase the
14policy premium, cancel the policy, or refuse to renew the
15policy solely because the insured or any other person who
16customarily operates an automobile covered by the policy has



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1had an accident while operating an automobile in response to an
2emergency when the insured was responding to a call to duty as
3a volunteer EMS provider, as defined in Section 1-220 of the
4Illinois Vehicle Code.
5    (b) The provisions of subsection (a) also apply to all
6personal umbrella policies.
7    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
8becoming law.".