Substitute For


A bill to amend 1956 PA 218, entitled

"The insurance code of 1956,"

(MCL 500.100 to 500.8302) by adding section 2116c.

the people of the state of michigan enact:

Sec. 2116c. (1) An automobile insurer shall not refuse to insure, refuse to continue to insure, limit coverage available to, charge a reinstatement fee for, or increase the premiums for automobile insurance for an individual who is an eligible person solely because the individual failed to maintain insurance required by section 3101 for a vehicle owned by the individual during the 6-month period preceding the application if the individual provides the insurer a certified statement under subsection (2) with the application.

(2) To satisfy the requirements of this section, the individual applying for insurance must certify on a form provided by the insurer that the individual was a prisoner in a correctional facility, as that term is defined in section 15 of the corrections code of 1953, 1953 PA 232, MCL 791.215, that the individual was released from imprisonment within 6 months before the application for insurance, and that, to the individual's knowledge, the vehicle was not driven or moved during the 6 months preceding the application.

Enacting section 1. This amendatory act does not take effect unless all of the following bills of the 102nd Legislature are enacted into law:

(a) Senate Bill No.708.

(b) Senate Bill No.709.