Member Advisories

NAMIC Presents State Legislator of Year Award to West Va. Delegate

October 30, 2020 The National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies announced recently that Del. Steve Westfall, R-W.Va., has been named the association’s State Legislator of the Year. He was selected by the NAMIC board of directors for his leadership in promoting... Read more

Texas: Department Holds Meeting on Proposed Maintenance Tax, Examination Rates

October 29, 2020 The Texas Department of Insurance held a stakeholder meeting Oct. 27 to announce its proposed 2021 insurance maintenance tax and exam assessments rates. TDI’s presentation, including the proposed rate amounts, can be accessed here... Read more

Florida: Free Registration for Insurance Summit

October 29, 2020 NAMIC is able to provide free registration for the upcoming Florida Insurance Summit being held virtually November 5-6. Erin Collins, NAMIC’s vice president – state affairs, will be part of a panel discussion focused on how insurance will develop... Read more

Colorado: DOI Requests Comments on Draft Proposed Regulation ‘Rate Capping and Transition Plan Practices for Property And Casualty Insurance

October 27, 2020 The Division of Insurance is asking for informal comments on a draft proposed regulation on rate capping. Comments to the DoI, which are to be submitted via the link in the request notice, are due by ct. 30, 2020, 5 p.m. MDT... Read more

Illinois: BI Task Force Holds 5th Meeting, 6th Meeting to be Held on Oct. 29

October 27, 2020 The Illinois Department of Insurance convened the fifth meeting of the Business Interruption Task Force on Oct. 26 at 11 a.m. CDT. The task force continued to discuss the need for federal proposals, this time hearing testimony from Chubb on its... Read more

Housing Groups File Legal Challenge to New HUD Disparate Impact Rule

October 26, 2020 A coalition of fair housing advocates has filed a federal lawsuit against the Department of Housing and Urban Development over the 2020 revision to the 2013 HUD disparate impact rules... Read more

SEC Will Limit No-Action Letters on Mutual Conversions to ‘Novel or Unusual Issues’

October 26, 2020 The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission issued a no-action letter Oct. 9 regarding the nature of the related mutual holding company membership interests. An SEC no-action letter is not permission, but rather an expression that the Division... Read more

NAMIC Participates as Member of FAA Drone Advisory Committee

October 26, 2020 NAMIC took part in an Oct. 22 virtual meeting of the federal Drone Advisory Committee, an advisory group to the Federal Aviation Administration on drone regulation... Read more

Driverless Rides Are Being Provided by GM, Waymo

October 26, 2020 Cruise, an autonomous driving startup owned by General Motors, has received a permit from the California Department of Motor Vehicles allowing the company to remove human backup drivers from its self-driving cars in San Francisco... Read more

NAMIC Files Regulatory Comments With DOL, FCC

October 26, 2020 NAMIC filed comments with the Department of Labor Oct. 20 on proposed rules for determining independent contractor status under labor rules. The NAMIC comments were supportive of the proposed rules but highlighted insurance specific issues for... Read more


Matt Brady
Senior Director of Advocacy Communications



Lisa Floreancig
Senior Director of Communications