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After the legislative session officially ended on August 31, conversations around insurance remained at the top of everyone’s minds due to the many wildfires that ravaged California during the summer and fall. Your PIFC staff has been working diligently to respond to the challenges insurers are facing because of the increasing number and severity of …

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What’s Next?

Legislative session in 2020 was anything but usual, with many starts and stops and limited policy hearings. After COVID-19 forced everyone to change the way they lived and worked, legislators were told to only put forward their most pressing bills. Only 428 bills made it to Governor Newsom’s desk in 2020, compared to 1,042 bills …

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Forging Ahead

This past October, PIFC had its annual October Planning Retreat with its member companies. During this year’s virtual retreat, the PIFC Board was able to meet with Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara and discuss ways in which the industry and CDI could work together on homeowners’ insurance and mitigation issues. Both parties agreed to try to …

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2020 Elections – September Update

PIFC staff has been able to stay nimble during the pandemic. Since the Governor issued his stay-at-home order, PIFPAC could no longer host traditional fundraisers for PIFC-endorsed candidates. However, while it is important to stay home, time marches on – we will still have an election in November. PIFPAC must continue to support candidates who …

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PIFC Victories – End of Session

This year, the California Legislature considered Assembly Bill 1552, which would have mandated that insurers provide retroactive coverage for business interruption (BI) policies that weren’t designed or funded to cover a society-wide pandemic.

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Many State Farm agents participated in calls to lawmakers to help explain AB 2167 and its companion bill, SB 292. Together they would have provided a comprehensive framework to increase the availability of admitted market insurance in high fire-threat areas and help reduce risk and loss through individual home hardening and community-wide wildfire mitigation. Major …

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PIFPAC Webinars

PIFPAC hosted its quarterly webinar in August. Our PIFC lobbyists gave an in-depth update as to what is happening in the legislature and our PIFC Political Director let us know what to expect in November. From this webinar we saw 67 unique PIFPAC members tune in! Be sure to mark your calendars for our post-election …

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