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7 LONG TITLE
8 General Description:
9 This bill modifies the Insurance Code to amend provisions relating to motor vehicle
10 liability coverage policy limits.
11 Highlighted Provisions:
12 This bill:
13 . increases the minimum motor vehicle liability coverage limit for injury to or
14 destruction of property in any one accident from $15,000 to $25,000; and
15 . increases the total motor vehicle liability coverage limit in any one accident from
16 $65,000 to $75,000.
17 Monies Appropriated in this Bill:
19 Other Special Clauses:
21 Utah Code Sections Affected:
23 31A-22-304, as last amended by Chapter 271, Laws of Utah 1993
25 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
26 Section 1. Section 31A-22-304 is amended to read:
27 31A-22-304. Motor vehicle liability policy minimum limits.
28 Policies containing motor vehicle liability coverage may not limit the insurer's liability
29 under that coverage below the following:
30 (1) (a) $25,000 because of liability for bodily injury to or death of one person, arising
31 out of the use of a motor vehicle in any one accident;
32 (b) subject to the limit for one person in Subsection (1)(a), in the amount of $50,000
33 because of liability for bodily injury to or death of two or more persons arising out of the use of
34 a motor vehicle in any one accident; and
35 (c) in the amount of [
36 of, property of others arising out of the use of a motor vehicle in any one accident; or
37 (2) [
38 death of others, or from destruction of, or damage to, the property of others.
Legislative Review Note
as of 1-18-05 9:52 AM
Based on a limited legal review, this legislation has not been determined to have a high
probability of being held unconstitutional.