Member Advisories

Tennessee: Governor Strengthens Stay at Home Message

April 3, 2020 Gov. Bill Lee on April 2 changed his message to citizens from “urging” that they stay home as much as possible per Executive Order No. 22 issued March 30 to “requiring” compliance with his Executive Order No. 23. Read more

Georgia: Governor Issues Statewide Shelter-in-Place Order

April 3, 2020 Gov. Brian Kemp on April 2 issued an executive order requiring citizens statewide to shelter in place until April 13, 2020. Read more

South Carolina: DOI Allow Temporary Agent Licenses, Renewal Extensions, Workers’ Comp Commission Establishes COVID-19 Codes

April 3, 2020 The South Carolina Department of Insurance has issued Bulletin Number 2020-03 in response to COVID-19 disruption to the licensing process for new agents as well as renewals. The SCDOI will grant temporary licenses for new applicants, and renewal... Read more

Georgia: DOI Extends Waiver of In-Person Agent CE Requirements

April 2, 2020 Georgia Insurance Commissioner John F. King on March 31 issued Bulletin 20-EX-06 to extend the previously announced waiver of in-person continuing education requirements for licensed agents from April 30 to May 31. The commissioner has taken... Read more

Washington: Supervision of Internationally Active Insurance Groups Bill Signed Into Law

April 2, 2020 SSB 6048, Supervision of Internationally Active Insurance Groups, which was amended at NAMIC’s request to make the bill language match with the National Association of Insurance Commissioners’ model, has been signed into law by Gov. Jay Inslee. Read more

Alaska: Homeowner’s, Renter’s Insurance Renewal Bill Sent to Governor

April 2, 2020 SB 106, which NAMIC opposed in year one of the legislative session and then helped successfully amend in the Senate to address insurer concerns, has passed out of the Legislature and is now eligible for Gov. Mike Dunleavy's signature. Read more

Oregon: DFR Issues FAQs Addressing Questions/Concerns on COVID-19 Emergency Order on Policy Cancellations, Non-Renewals

April 2, 2020 The Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services, Division of Financial Regulations issued an emergency order on March 25, stating “[t]he order provides protection to people and businesses struggling because of the disruptions caused by... Read more

New Jersey: Governor Issues Executive Order to Provide Civil Immunity for Certain Health Care Providers, Facilities

April 2, 2020 Gov. Phil Murphy on April 1 issued Executive Order 112, which offers limited liability protections for all providers and facilities for issues in support of the COVID-19 response. NAMIC also has been working with stakeholders across... Read more

Alabama: General Assembly Meets Briefly to Tie Up Loose Ends for Now

April 2, 2020 Alabama House and Senate members went into session March 31 as scheduled for the 14th legislative day, out of 30 allowed with a mandatory end date of May 18, the 105th calendar day. However, coronavirus concerns were taken very seriously... Read more

South Carolina: Governor Orders Non-Essential Business, Activities to Close

April 2, 2020 Gov. Henry McMaster on March 31 stopped short of announcing a statewide stay-at-home proclamation with his Executive Order 2020-17. Read more


Matt Brady
Senior Director of Advocacy Communications



Lisa Floreancig
Senior Director of Communications