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 Bill Status of HB4532  103rd General Assembly

Short Description:  INS CD-PET INSURANCE

House Sponsors
Rep. Joyce Mason - Kelly M. Cassidy

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/5/2024HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
215 ILCS 5/Art. XLVIII heading new
215 ILCS 5/1800 new
215 ILCS 5/1805 new
215 ILCS 5/1810 new
215 ILCS 5/1815 new
215 ILCS 5/1820 new
215 ILCS 5/1825 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Insurance Code. Creates the Pet Insurance Article of the Code. Defines terms. Requires a pet insurer to disclose coverage exclusions, limitations, waiting periods, and other information. Provides that pet insurance applicants shall have the right to examine and return the policy, certificate, or rider to the company or an agent or insurance producer of the company within 30 days of its receipt and to have the premium refunded if, after examination of the policy, certificate, or rider, the applicant is not satisfied for any reason. Provides that a pet insurer may issue policies that exclude coverage on the basis of one or more preexisting conditions with appropriate disclosure to the consumer. Provides that a pet insurer may issue policies that impose waiting periods upon effectuation of the policy that do not exceed 30 days for illnesses or orthopedic conditions not resulting from an accident. Prohibits waiting periods for accidents. Provides that no pet insurer or insurance producer shall market a wellness program as pet insurance. Sets forth provisions concerning wellness programs sold by a pet insurer or insurance producer.

DateChamber Action
  1/19/2024HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Joyce Mason
  1/25/2024HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  1/31/2024HouseFirst Reading
  1/31/2024HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/5/2024HouseAssigned to Insurance Committee
  3/13/2024HouseTo Insurance Main Subcommittee
  4/5/2024HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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