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Make Sure Your Agency's Phone Number Generates Caller ID by January 29, 2004
As part of the FCC and FTC Do Not Call laws, any business making telemarketing calls, whether or not these calls are permitted by the...
Senate to Take Up Fair Credit Reporting Act This Week
Like the House-passed bill (H.R. 2622), S. 1753 would renew expiring FCRA provisions that give federal law precedence over state law with regard to...
House Financial Services Committee to Hold Hearing on Insurance Regulation This Week
The House Financial Services Capital Markets Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Richard H. Baker (Louisiana), will hold a hearing Wednesday November 5 to review progress on...
States Unite to Fight Proposed OCC Banking Preemption
Efforts by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency to preempt state laws are not confined to those dealing with insurance. While PIA has...
PIA Member Named Man of the Year by Jewish War Veterans
Steve Zeitz of Eagle Associates Insurance of Cheltenham, Pennsylvania has been named Man of the Year by the Jewish War Veterans of the USA. Zeitz...
Countersignatures In Wake of Florida Court Ruling
In the wake of the recent court ruling finding Florida's countersignature law unconstitutional, how should agents deal with Florida countersignature requirements? That question has...
PIA National Applauds Senate Vote to Reauthorize National Flood Insurance Program, Calls on House to Follow Suit
WASHINGTON, October 29, 2003 - Then National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) today applauded action by the Senate to reauthorize the National...
Treasury Conducts Survey on TRIA and Market Capacity
The U.S. Treasury Department has begun conducting a survey designed to measure the capacity of the market to provide terrorism insurance once the Terrorism Risk...
PIA Meets With Feds Regarding Agencies Owned by Banks
PIA has received several inquiries, particularly from affiliates in the Midwest, regarding efforts by banks to require bank-owned insurance agencies to obtain the type of...
Senate Democrats Derail Class Action Reform Bill
A filibuster by Senate Democrats has blocked action on a bill designed to limit the amount of damages in class-action lawsuits. Last week, the Senate...