Bill seeks to prohibit auto insurers from requiring a specific vendor for parts or materials procurement.
Michigan Senate Bill 291 (SB 291), introduced yesterday by Senator Joe Hune, seeks to prohibit an insurer from directly, or indirectly requiring an automobile repair facility to use a specific vendor or process to procure parts or materials. Hune, who represents Michigan’s 22nd State Senate District, is chairman of the Senate Insurance Committee.
SB 291 would amend the Insurance Code of 1956 by adding section 2110c that would state:
An insurer shall not require, directly or indirectly, through a contract, program, or policy,