HOUSE BILL No. 2109
An Act concerning motor vehicle insurance; relating to
accident prevention courses;
amending K.S.A. 40-1112a and repealing the existing
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas:
Section 1. K.S.A. 40-1112a is
hereby amended to read as follows: 40-
1112a. (a) Any rates, rating schedules, or rating manuals for the
personal injury protection, and collision coverages of a motor
surance policy submitted to or filed with the insurance
provide for an appropriate reduction in premium charges as to such
erages for a
two-year three-year period
after the principal operator of the
covered vehicle successfully completes a motor vehicle accident
tion course approved by the national safety council or a
agency such as the state board of education. The rates, rating
or rating manuals required by subsection (a) shall be submitted to
with the commissioner of insurance at the time of the next regular
with the commissioner after the effective date of this act. Any
used by an insurer shall be presumed appropriate unless credible
demonstrates otherwise. Only one discount shall be allowed for each
(b) The premium reduction required by
this section shall be effective
for an insured for a
period after successful comple-
tion of the approved course, except that the insurer may require,
condition of providing and maintaining the discount, that the
two-year three-year period after course
completion not be involved in
an accident for which the insured is at fault, nor be convicted of
than one moving violation.
(c) Upon successfully completing the
approved course, each person
shall be issued a certificate by the organization offering the
shall be used to qualify for the premium discount required by this
(d) This section shall not apply in the
event the approved course is
specified by an administrative order of the director of vehicles or
court order as a result of a moving traffic violation.
(e) Each participant shall take an
approved course every
years to continue to be eligible for the reduction in premiums.
Sec. 2. K.S.A. 40-1112a is hereby repealed.
Sec. 3. This act shall take effect and be in force
from and after its
publication in the statute book.
Approved March 19, 1999.