Proponents of federal insurance regulation have moved one step further toward their goal. Two bills have been introduced in Congress that would establish a new federal agency to charter insurance companies choosing to bypass the cumbersome state-by-state system.In December, U.S. Senator Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) proposed the National Insurance Chartering and Supervision Act. Then, in February, U.S. Representative John LaFalce (D-N.Y.) introduced the Insurance Industry Modernization and Consumer Protection Act. Both bills respond to lobbying from banking and insurance groups that want a simplified regulatory structure for licensing insurance companies.
Checkerboard state regulations
Register or login for access to this item and much more
All Digital Insurance content is archived after seven days.
Community members receive:
- All recent and archived articles
- Conference offers and updates
- A full menu of enewsletter options
- Web seminars, white papers, ebooks
Already have an account? Log In
Don't have an account? Register for Free Unlimited Access