ASSEMBLY BILL 2909 (POLANCO – 1990)
CHAPTER 255, STATUTES OF 1990
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As enacted Assembly Bill 2909 enacted Insurance Code section 754 only. (See Exhibit #1e) Assembly member Polanco introduced the bill on February 13, 1990 at the request of the Insurance Agents and Brokers Legislative Council. (See Exhibits #1a and #3, page 2)
Assembly Bill 2909 was assigned to the Assembly Committee on Finance and Insurance and the Senate Committee on Insurance, Claims and Corporations where policy issues raised by the bill were considered. (See Exhibits #3 and #8) The fiscal ramifications of the bill were considered by the Assembly Committee on Ways and Means and the Senate Committee on Appropriations. (See Exhibits #5 and #2) Three amendments were made to Assembly Bill 2909. (See Exhibits #1b through #1d and #2) Subsequent to legislative approval, Governor George Deukmejian signed the bill on July 13, 1990 and it was recorded by the Secretary of State on July 16th as Chapter 255 of the Statutes of 1990. (See Exhibit #1e)
The Special Consent analysis prepared by the Office of Senate Floor Analyses provides the following digest of Assembly Bill 2909 as it was last amended on June 4, 1990:
DIGEST: This bill would make it a misdemeanor to solicit, receive, offer or pay for the referral of any business associated with motor vehicle insurance claims.
(See Exhibit #12, page1)