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California Insurance-Related Bills Signed into Law

September 30, 2014, was the deadline for Governor Jerry Brown to take action on bills passed by the California Legislature during the 2014 regular legislative session. Here are summaries of noteworthy insurance-related bills that were signed into law.&…

Which Insurance-Related Bills Met the California Deadline for Passage?

The deadline for California Assembly and Senate bills to pass their respected houses was May 30, 2014. Bills that met the deadline are eligible for enactment this year.
Bills that met the May 30 deadline will now be considered by the opposing house, wi…

FTC Calls for National Data Security Standards as Proposed Legislation Stalls

In congressional testimony, the Federal Trade Commission’s Chairwoman, Edith Ramirez, recently reiterated the FTC’s call for stronger data security laws, while federal legislation concerning data security and breach notification remains in …

Newly introduced Data Security Act would remove data security standards from state oversight

The Federal Government has not taken significant steps to regulate data security. For that reason, local and state officials have been taking a more aggressive role in responding to data breaches and in establishing best practices for protecting d…

California Insurance Laws Enacted in 2013

October 13, 2013 was the deadline for Governor Jerry Brown to act on bills passed by the California Legislature this year. Here are summaries of noteworthy insurance-related bills which Governor Brown signed into law. Unless indicated otherwi…

New Insurance Laws and Pending Legislation in California

By Samuel Sorich
The California Legislature ended its 2013 session on September 13, 2013. The Legislature passed a number of insurance-related bills during this year’s session. Some of the bills passed this year have already been signed…

New Insurance Laws and Pending Legislation in California

The California Legislature ended its 2013 session on September 13, 2013. The Legislature passed a number of insurance-related bills during this year’s session. Some of the bills passed this year have already been signed into law; other …

Employers’ Ability To Collect Attorney’s Fees In Wage Cases Restricted by New Bill

On August 26, 2013, California Governor Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 462 into law, making it harder for employers to obtain attorney’s fees in certain employment wage claim cases.
Prior to the passage of SB 462, section 218.5 of the California …

California Insurance-Related Bills Meet Deadline for Passage in 2013

The deadline for Assembly bills to be passed by the California State Assembly and for Senate bills to be passed by the California State Senate was last Friday, May 31. 
Bills that met the deadline are eligible for enactment this year.  Bills …

California Legislative Committees Considering Insurance Bills

Numerous insurance-related bills have been introduced in the California Legislature this year. Legislative committees are now conducting hearings on the various measures. This year’s regular legislative session will end on September 13.
Here are …