Bill Text - HB1233 (2010)

Relative to the amount of medical payments coverage under motor vehicle liability policies.


Revision: Dec. 10, 2009, midnight

HB 1233 – AS INTRODUCED

2010 SESSION

10-2246

06/01

HOUSE BILL 1233

AN ACT relative to the amount of medical payments coverage under motor vehicle liability policies.

SPONSORS: Rep. Nixon, Hills 17; Rep. Craig, Hills 9; Rep. McEachern, Rock 16; Rep. T. Russell, Rock 13; Rep. DiFruscia, Rock 4

COMMITTEE: Commerce and Consumer Affairs

ANALYSIS

This bill increases the amount of medical payments coverage under motor vehicle liability policies.

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

10-2246

06/01

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Ten

AN ACT relative to the amount of medical payments coverage under motor vehicle liability policies.

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

1 Medical Payments. Amend RSA 264:16, I to read as follows:

I. Any motor vehicle liability policy, as defined in RSA 259:61, covering a private passenger automobile and issued with respect to any motor vehicle registered or principally garaged in this state, shall provide medical payments coverage therein or supplemental thereto in an amount equal to or greater than [$1,000] $5,000 per person for medical costs incurred as a result of injuries sustained in an accident involving the insured vehicle by the driver and passengers in said vehicle. Such coverage shall apply only to medical costs incurred during one year following the date the injuries are sustained.

2 Effective Date. This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

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