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North Dakota PIA Attends "Listening Session" on Crop Insurance
PIA members in North Dakota attended an informational session on crop insurance with federal officials on May 19 in Bismarck, North Dakota. David Hatch, the...
Subcommittee Examines the State of the Crop Insurance Industry
On Thursday, May 22, 2003, the House Agriculture Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management held a hearing to examine the financial status of...
Asbestos Hearing Scheduled in Senate
Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) has scheduled a hearing for Wednesday, June 4, 2003 on "Solving the Asbestos Litigation Crisis." Chairman Hatch recently...
PIA Issue Update OSHA Ergonomics
In 2001, PIA joined with a host of small business groups to argue for the repeal of a regulation on ergonomics promulgated by the Occupational...
PIA Comments on Producer Licensing to NAIC Working Group
Approximately 40 states have adopted legislation similar to the Producer Licensing Model Act (PLMA) developed under the auspices of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners...
Maine Passes Insurance Scoring Bill Based on NCOIL Model
The Maine legislature has passed a bill to regulate the use of credit information that follows the National Conference of Insurance Legislators' (NCOIL) model on...
Bill in California Would Expand Ban on Insurance Scoring to Homeowners
The State Senate in California has approved a bill that would bar the use of credit-based insurance scoring as a consideration in underwriting homeowners policies....
Insurers Battle Delaware Bill That Puts Moratorium on Use of Credit Scores
Insurers are fighting a bill in Delaware that that would place a moratorium on all use of credit information by insurers for underwriting and rating...
New Jersey Passes Auto Reform Bill Backed by PIA
Auto reform legislation pushed by Governor James McGreevey was approved unanimously by the state Assembly on May 15. PIA of New Jersey actively supported the...
PIA Petitions U.S. Supreme Court to Overturn Lower Court Ruling on Preemption
WASHINGTON, May 19, 2003 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) has filed a petition with the U.S. Supreme Court, asking it to...