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Introduced Version House Bill 3169 History

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H. B. 3169


(By Delegates Barker, Staton and H. White)
[Introduced March 23, 2005; referred to the
Committee on Banking and Insurance then the Judiciary.]




A BILL to amend and reenact §17D-4-2 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to increasing the required minimum liability insurance required on a motor vehicle.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
That §17D-4-2 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, be amended and reenacted to read as follows:
ARTICLE 4. PROOF OF FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE FUTURE.

§17D-4-2. "Proof of financial responsibility" construed.
The term "proof of financial responsibility" as used in this chapter shall mean means: Proof of ability to respond in damages for liability, on account of accident occurring subsequent to the effective date of said proof, arising out of the ownership, operation, maintenance or use of a motor vehicle, trailer or semitrailer in the amount of twenty fifty thousand dollars because of bodily injury to or death of one person in any one accident, and, subject to said limit for one person, in the amount of forty one hundred thousand dollars because of bodily injury to or death of two or more persons in any one accident, and in the amount of ten thousand dollars because of injury to or destruction of property of others in any one accident.




NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to increase the required minimum liability insurance required on a motor vehicle.

Strike-throughs indicate language that would be stricken from the present law, and underscoring indicates new language that would be added.
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