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AB-1602 Use of firearm insurance.(2019-2020)

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Date Published: 02/22/2019 09:00 PM
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CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2019–2020 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill No. 1602


Introduced by Assembly Member Low

February 22, 2019


An act relating to insurance.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 1602, as introduced, Low. Use of firearm insurance.
Existing law requires the Department of Insurance, headed by the Insurance Commissioner, to regulate specific classes of insurance, including liability, burglary, and legal insurance. Existing law prohibits an insurer from transacting any class of insurance that is not authorized by its charter.
This bill would express the intent of the Legislature to enact legislation that would prohibit an insurer from either selling or advertising liability coverage for bodily injury or property damage resulting from the insured’s discharge of a personal firearm.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


SECTION 1.

 It is the intent of the Legislature to enact legislation that would prohibit an insurer from either selling or advertising liability coverage for bodily injury or property damage resulting from the insured’s discharge of a personal firearm.