House Bill 143
150th General Assembly (2019 - 2020)
The General Assembly has ended, the current status is the final status.
AN ACT TO AMEND TITLES 18 AND 21 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE POLICIES.
Section 1 of this Act clarifies the definition of the term “policy” for purposes of §§ 3903-3907 of Title 18 of the Delaware Code to apply only to personal automobile insurance policies and not commercial or other types of policies. Section 2 of this Act extends the amount of notice that an insurer must provide to a private passenger policyholder before cancelling an automobile policy for nonpayment of premium from 10 to 15 days. Section 3 of this Act sets standards for cancellation and nonrenewal notice requirements for commercial automobile policies. Section 4 of this Act is a housekeeping item and adds cross reference in Title 21 to the newly-created section 3920 for commercial policies. This Act makes technical corrections to conform existing law to the standards of the Delaware Legislative Drafting Manual.