Louisiana Law Expands “Service Contract”

June 12, 2018

The Louisiana governor has signed a bill that expands the term “service contract” to “include a contract or agreement for … the repair of chips or cracks in or the replacement of motor vehicle windshields as a result of damage caused by road hazards” into law.

The bill, HB 522, was pre-filed on March 2 by Rep. Paula Davis and was referred to the Committee on Insurance. It was passed by the House on April 5. The Senate passed the bill with amendments on May 9 and the House voted to concur on May 17. It was sent to the governor for executive approval on May 18. It was signed by the governor on May 28 and takes effect on February 1, 2019.

Click here for the full text of the final version of the bill.

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