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The National Flood Insurance Program - It's Not Just About Reauthorization
Reauthorization of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) into 2004 is designed by Congress as a short-term breathing space for "the troops" to get...
House Passes Flood Insurance Bill, Senate Action Pending
On Thursday, November 20 the House passed the "The Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2003" bill (H.R. 253) renewing the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP)...
Conferees Meet on FCRA
House and Senate conferees are scheduled to meet this week in an effort to resolve differences between House and Senate versions of legislation renewing key...
House to Consider Bill to Bar Banks From Real Estate Brokerage Activities
H.R. 2989 will move to the House floor for consideration this week. The bill would prohibit the Treasury Department from moving ahead with a rule...
ISO Chief Says Hard Market Coming to a Close
The hard market is coming to a close and insurers now must not sow the seeds of their own destruction by abandoning sound underwriting and...
St. Paul, Travelers Announce Merger Agreement
The St. Paul Companies, Inc. and Travelers Property Casualty Corp. today announced that they have signed a definitive merger agreement that will create the nation's...
NIPR Adopts Goals for 2004
The National Insurance Producers Registry (NIPR) board of directors held its annual retreat last week to undertake short and long term planning, including program development...
PIA Urges FEMA to Drop Proposed Change to National Flood Insurance Program
WASHINGTON, November 14, 2003 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) is urging that the federal government drop a proposed change...
FCRA Passed by Senate, Moves to Conference
On November 5, 2003, the U.S. Senate voted 95-2 to reauthorize the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). S. 1753 renews expiring FCRA provisions that give...
An Information Security Program
The following is a general guide that advises agents on creating an information security program. Agents have a duty to create such a program....