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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...
FCRA Reauthorization Discussions Begin in House
Last week, the House Financial Services Committee's Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit, chaired by Representative Spencer Bachus (R-Alabama), held a hearing on renewal...
Former "Tonight Show" Announcer Ed McMahon Gets $7 Million Mold Settlement
Travelers Property Casualty and other insurers have reportedly agreed to pay $5.05 million to settle mold-related litigation brought by former "Tonight Show" sidekick Ed McMahon....
Financial Services Roundtable Says Failure to Renew FCRA Would Cost $90 Billion a Year
The U.S. economy would suffer a reduction of $89.6 billion in just one year if the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) is not renewed, according...