LOU LEG Waste Truck Ins Coverage


On May 31, LOU LEG issued bill on truck waste insurance coverage.


  • LOU LEG passed HB 879 on insurance coverage for trucks transporting waste.
  • Provisions amended LOU INS 45:163, relative to insurance and indemnity bonds.
  • Bill Provisions
  • Removed requirement for $3k bond from common carriers of freight by motor vehicles
  • Added a qualification for public liability and property damage insurance on trucks.
  • Required trucks transporting specific products 5 to carry specific insurance coverages.
  • Additionally, required certain coverage amounts on trucks transporting waste.
  • Legislative History
  • On Apr. 2, 2024, bill was introduced in House; on May 1, 2024, bill passed House.
  • On May 1, 2024, bill was introduced in Senate; on May 28, 2024, bill passed Senate.
  • On May 30, 2024, House concurred; on Jun. 4, 2024, bill was delivered to governor.
  • Effectiveness
  • If enacted, bill becomes effective on Aug. 1, 2024.
  • Jun. 2024 LOU LEG Governor Approval
  • On Jun. 19, 2024, LOU LEG reported governor approved bill HB 879, became Act 747.

Regulators LOU LEG
Entity Types Ins
Reference Act 747, 6/19/2024; Bill HB879, 5/31/2024; Citation: LOU INS 45:163;
Functions Claims/Accelerated Benefits; Compliance; Financial; Legal; Operations
Countries United States of America
Category
State
Products Insurance; Insurance-Property
Regions Am
Rule Type Final
Rule Date 5/31/2024
Effective Date 8/1/2024
Rule Id 214506
Linked to N/A
Reg. Last Update 6/19/2024
Report Section US Insurance

Last substantive update on 06/26/2024