SS/SB 89 - This act modifies the existing definition of "motor club" to specify that such term includes entities providing services relating to motor travel, which may include but are not limited to towing services, emergency road services, bail bond services, discount services, theft services, map services, touring services, legal fee reimbursement services in the defense of traffic offenses, and participation in an accident and sickness or accidental death insurance benefit program issued by an insurance company authorized to do business in this state. (Section 304.153).

Under the act, motor club contracts are exempted from certain laws applicable to service contracts (section 385.320) and motor vehicle extended service contracts (section 385.220).

The act also specifies that fees collected from the sale of motor club contracts shall not be subject to premium tax, and provides that motor clubs complying with the provisions of the act shall not be subject to provisions governing insurance companies in this state. (Section 385.450).

This act is similar to SB 1013 (2020) and HB 2465 (2020).


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