Legislation mandating that factors taken into account in the calculation of premium rates for automobile insurance include the insured's driving record, annual miles driven, and years of driving experience. Excluded from consideration is territorial rating. Also included in the provision is a required discount of 20% for being a good driver. The proposition repeals previous laws which prohibited insurance brokers and agents from rebating premiums or commissions as an inducement to prospective insureds to purchase insurance from them. Also repealed by the proposition was the law that prohibited banks from becoming licensed to sell insurance. The proposition requires California to be a prior-approval state for any rate changes concerning automobile insurance, as well as to submit certain specified rate-change requests to a public hearing.
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