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PIA National to File Comments This Week on Proposed Flood Insurance Rules
PIA National is preparing to file formal comments regarding a proposed federal rulemaking involving the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). If certain changes to the...
Another Congressional Hearing on Insurance Regulation
On November 5, the House Financial Services Committee's Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Insurance and Government-Sponsored Enterprises held a hearing on reforming insurance regulation. Members of...
Is Obesity a Disease? Debate Has Insurance Implications
A public policy debate has started recently that may ultimately have an affect on insurance. The National Conference of State Legislatures (NCOIL) reports that so...
Insured Losses From California Fires Could Top $2 Billion
The recent fires in southern California could end up being the costliest in California history. The Insurance Information Institute predicts losses will be about $2...
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...