You are here:HomeFront Page News

Front Page News

PIA Educational Series: Why Agents Own the Book
Those who were present at the PIA National board meeting in April heard Bob Weil's presentation on the long standing case law that exists...
PIA Files a Petition for a Writ of Certiorari with the U.S. Supreme Court in OCC Case
On Friday, May 2, 2003, PIA continued its ongoing legal action against the Office of the Comptroller Currency (OCC), by filing a petition for a...
Subcommittee to Examine Regulation of Insurance Market Conduct
The House Financial Services Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigation will hold a hearing on May 6 to discuss ways to increase uniformity in state regulation...
Montana Fails to Adopt Insurance Scoring Bill
A credit scoring bill based on an industry model has failed to win approval in the Montana legislature. S.B. 349 was based on a model...
ChoicePoint Update
In a March 2003 letter, PIA National formalized our issues exchanges and discussions with ChoicePoint concerning several issues. PIA has asked for a meeting with...
North Dakota Gets New Insurance Anti-Fraud Agency
North Dakota Gov. John Hoeven (R)has signed a bill creating a new anti-fraud agency within the state insurance department. The bill also strengthens penalties for...
Producer Licensing Coalition Urges Delay on Fingerprinting Model
A coalition of industry trade associations including PIA, along with insurance carriers, met Tuesday, April 22, 2003 in Alexandria, Virginia to review the status of...
Risk Management Agency (RMA) Addresses Crop Rebating
As the first direct response to PIA meeting with RMA Administrator Ross Davidson, RMA issued a statement explaining the law pertaining to rebating in the...
South Carolina Kicks Off ASSURE, PIA of SC Participating
On April 14, 2003, South Carolina became the first state to officially initiate an ASSURE program. ASSURE -- Alliance for Sound State Uniform Regulatory Efficiency...
Hearing on Insurance and State Regulation
The House Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Insurance and Government Sponsored Enterprises held a hearing on state insurance regulation April 10, 2003. Insurance regulation in four...