Insurers are offering qualified praise of H.R. 4173, the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2009, which passed in the House by a margin 223 to 202 on Friday.

Intended to reform financial services regulation in light of the economic crisis, the legislation includes several measures aimed squarely at the insurance industry, including the creation of a federal insurance office housed within the Treasury Department.

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