1194-S AMS KLIN ROEJ 043

SHB 1194 - S AMD 278

By Senator Kline


    On page 1, beginning on line 9, insert "NEW SECTION. Sec. 2. A new section is added to chapter 48.19 RCW to read as follows: 

    Surety insurance, as defined in RCW 48.11.080, shall be subject to the rate standard set forth in RCW 48.19.020.  The rate standard shall be set at a minimum of five percent."


    Renumber the remaining sections consecutively and correct any internal references accordingly.




     EFFECT:   Provides that surety rates are subject to the regulation and approval of the Office of the Insurance Commissioner and shall not be set below five percent. 



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