Michigan’s current auto insurance system would be drastically changed under legislation passed by the House and Senate this week. Though each chamber voted on their own version of the bill, which includes differences that will need to be negotiated, both versions end the current no-fault auto insurance system as we know it today.
The House’s bill would make the following reforms:
The Senate legislation would make the following reforms:
The House bill has been referred to the Senate Committee of the Whole for consideration. While the Senate bill was referred to the House Select Committee on Reducing Car Insurance Rates for consideration. “Following the passage of both bills, Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced she intends to veto the bills in their current form once they make it to her desk. The next few weeks will be very telling on whether the Governor and Legislature are able to find a compromise or go back to the drawing board on a new proposal,” explained Brendan Ringlever of MLC.
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