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House Bill 1237

House Bill 1237

ARCHIVE (2012)

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DIGEST OF HB 1237 (Updated March 9, 2012 8:06 pm - DI 101)

Home improvement contracts. Amends the statute governing home improvement contracts to specify that "home improvement" includes an "exterior home improvement". Defines "insured consumer" and "exterior home improvement" for purposes of the statute. Provides that, with respect to a home improvement that is to be paid, in whole or in part, from the proceeds of certain insurance policies, a home improvement supplier must: (1) if the home improvement contract includes an exterior home improvement, furnish information to the insured consumer concerning cancellation of the contract by the insured consumer if the insured consumer receives written notification from the insured consumer's insurance company that all or part of the claim or contract is not a covered loss; and (2) have a presence in Indiana or a previous business relationship with the consumer. Prohibits certain activities by a home improvement supplier intended to induce a person to enter into a home improvement contract or otherwise purchase goods or services from the home improvement supplier. Provides for the cancellation of a home improvement contract by an insured consumer and the resolution of certain financial obligations. Prohibits a home improvement supplier from acting as a public adjuster.
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