Legislation


SB 3926 – Illinois

Status: In Process
Year Introduced: 2022
Link: https://www.ilga.gov/legislation/BillStatus.asp?DocNum=3926&GAID=16&DocTypeID=SB&SessionID=110&GA=102

Amends the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that any failure to make a disclosure or obtain a signed confirmation required under specified provisions of the Short-Term, Limited-Duration Health Insurance Coverage Act is an unfair method of competition and an unfair and deceptive act or practice in the business of insurance. Provides that the Director of Insurance shall have the power to examine and investigate into the affairs of every person subject to specified provisions of the Short-Term, Limited-Duration Health Insurance Coverage Act. Provides that the Director may place on probation, suspend, revoke, or refuse to issue or renew an insurance producer’s license or may levy a civil penalty or take any combination of actions for any failure to make a disclosure or obtain a signed confirmation required or any unlawful practice described under specified provisions of the Short-Term, Limited-Duration Health Insurance Coverage Act. Amends the Short-Term, Limited-Duration Health Insurance Coverage Act. Sets forth provisions concerning the purpose and scope of the Act. Provides that the Act applies to health insurance issuers that offer short-term, limited-duration health insurance coverage to groups and individuals (rather than only individuals) in the State. Sets forth provisions concerning duration of coverage; cancellation; and disclosure, filing, and coverage requirements of short term, limited-duration health insurance coverage. Sets forth provisions concerning unfair or deceptive practices relating to the sale of supplemental or short-term, limited-duration health insurance coverage. Provides that the Department of Insurance may adopt any rules necessary to carry out the provisions of the Act. Defines terms. Makes other changes. Effective January 1, 2023.


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