SB12-038 - Protect Consumers Residential Roofing Work

Passed/Signed into Law
Concerning Measures To Protect Consumers Who Engage A Roofing Contractor To Perform Roofing Services On Residential Property.

The bill requires residential roofing contractors to sign a written contract with customers that details the following:

  • The scope of roofing services and materials to be provided;
  • The approximate dates of service;
  • The costs of the services;
  • The roofing contractor's contact information;
  • Identification of the roofing contractor's surety and liability coverage insurer and their contact information, if applicable;
  • The roofing contractor's policy regarding cancellation of the contract and refund of any deposit, including a rescission clause allowing the client to rescind the contract and obtain a full refund of any deposit within 72 hours after entering the contract; and
  • A written statement that if the client plans to use the proceeds of a property or casualty insurance policy to pay for the roofing work, the roofing contractor cannot pay, waive, rebate, or promise to pay, waive, or rebate all or part of any deductible applicable to the claim for payment for roofing work on the covered residential property.

A person who enters into a contract with a roofing contractor to perform roofing work on his or her residential property and who submits a claim to his or her property and casualty insurer for payment for the roofing work may rescind the contract for the roofing work if the insurer denies the claim in whole or in part, as long as the person notifies the roofing contractor within 72 hours after the claim is denied. The roofing contractor must refund any moneys paid by the customer within 10 days after receipt of the cancellation notice.

When residential roofing work will be paid from the proceeds of a property and casualty insurance policy covering the residential property, the roofing contractor is prohibited from paying, waiving, rebating, or offering or promising to pay, waive, or rebate all or part of any deductible that applies to the claim.

Senate Committees

Latest update: June 6, 2012
06/06/2012 Governor Action - Signed
05/16/2012 Sent to the Governor
05/16/2012 Signed by the Speaker of the House
05/14/2012 Signed by the President of the Senate
05/01/2012 House Third Reading Passed
04/27/2012 House Second Reading Passed
04/26/2012 House Second Reading Laid Over Daily
04/23/2012 House Committee on Local Government Refer Amended to House Committee of the Whole
04/19/2012 House Committee on Economic and Business Development Refer Unamended to Local Government
03/02/2012 Introduced In House - Assigned to Economic and Business Development
02/29/2012 Senate Third Reading Passed
02/28/2012 Senate Second Reading Passed with Amendments
02/17/2012 Senate Second Reading Laid Over Daily
02/13/2012 Senate Committee on Business, Labor and Technology Refer Amended to Senate Committee of the Whole
01/11/2012 Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Business, Labor and Technology