HB-4593, As Passed Senate, May 2, 2012
SENATE SUBSTITUTE FOR
HOUSE BILL NO. 4593
A bill to amend 1956 PA 218, entitled
"The insurance code of 1956,"
(MCL 500.100 to 500.8302) by adding sections 2159 and 2161.
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF MICHIGAN ENACT:
Sec. 2159. Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to
provide an insured or applicant for insurance with a cause of
action that does not exist in the absence of this chapter.
Sec. 2161. An insurer shall indemnify, defend, and hold
harmless producers from and against all liability, fees, and costs
arising out of or relating to the actions, errors, or omissions of
a producer resulting from the use of credit information or
insurance scores for the insurer, provided that the producer
follows the procedures and instructions established by the insurer
and complies with all applicable laws and regulations.
Enacting section 1. Sections 2159 and 2161 of the insurance
code of 1956, 1956 PA 218, as added by this amendatory act, take
effect January 1, 2012.
Enacting section 2. This amendatory act does not take effect
unless all of the following bills of the 96th Legislature are
enacted into law:
(a) Senate Bill No. 300.
(b) House Bill No. 4594.
(c) House Bill No. 4595.
(d) House Bill No. 4596.