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2011 Senate Bill 859: Regulate “portable electronic device” extended warranty plans

Public Act 552 of 2012

  1. Introduced by Sen. Dave Hildenbrand (R) on December 1, 2011, to impose new regulations on extended warranty and service plans sold to cover portable electronic devices. The bill would define these agreements as “insurance” and regulate them under the same comprehensive regulatory regime imposed on the sale of regular insurance policies.
    • Referred to the Senate Insurance Committee on December 1, 2011.
      • Reported in the Senate on May 23, 2012, with the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
    • Substitute offered in the Senate on June 5, 2012. The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on June 5, 2012.
  2. Passed 38 to 0 in the Senate on June 6, 2012.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the House on June 7, 2012.
    • Referred to the House Insurance Committee on June 7, 2012.
      • Reported in the House on December 13, 2012, with the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
    • Substitute offered in the House on December 14, 2012. The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on December 14, 2012.
  4. Passed 107 to 0 in the House on December 14, 2012, to impose new regulations on extended warranty and service plans sold to cover portable electronic devices. The bill would define these agreements as “insurance” and regulate them under the same comprehensive regulatory regime imposed on the sale of regular insurance policies.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  5. Received in the Senate on December 14, 2012.
  6. Passed 38 to 0 in the Senate on December 14, 2012, to concur with the House-passed version of the bill.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  7. Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on January 2, 2013.

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2011 Senate Bill 859 (Regulate “portable electronic device” extended warranty plans )  by admin on December 20, 2012 
Introduced in the Senate on December 1, 2011, to impose new regulations on extended warranty and service plans sold to cover portable electronic devices. The bill would define these agreements as “insurance” and regulate them under the same comprehensive regulatory regime imposed on the sale of regular insurance policies

The vote was 38 in favor, 0 opposed and 0 not voting

(Senate Roll Call 445 at Senate Journal 0)

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