State-Federal Relations Committee

All model laws and resolutions on this page have been adopted by the NCOIL Executive Committee, unless otherwise indicated. 

MODEL LAWS

2010

Market Conduct Annual Statement (MCAS) Model – 11/21/10, re-adopted 11/15/15

2006

Market Conduct Surveillance Model Law – 11/11/06

Company Licensing Modernization Model Act – 11/1/06

2005

Producer Compensation Disclosure Model Amendment to the Producer Licensing Model Act (In conjunction with the NCOIL Executive Committee) – 3/5/05

Exhaustion of Administrative Remedies Model Legislation -3/4/05

RESOLUTIONS

2017

Resolution Encouraging the Federal Insurance Office (FIO) to Create a New Proposal for the Study of Auto Insurance Affordability in Accordance with Title V of the Dodd-Frank Act

2016

Resolution in Support of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) Credit for Reinsurance Model Law and Regulation (Reinsurance Models)

Resolution Reaffirming Support for the U.S. State-Based System of Insurance Regulation in Response to Recent Federal Encroachment

2013

Supporting Further Extension of TRIA – 7/14/13

Regarding the Prudential Regulation of Insurance – 3/10/13

2012

Urging Producer Licensing Modernization – 7/15/12

2011

Encouraging State Membership in the IIPRC – 11/20/11

Urging Congress to Extend the Effective Date for Non-Admitted Insurance Provisions of Dodd-Frank Act – 3/6/11

In Support of Expanding Annuity Suitability Requirements -3/6/11

2010

Urging Opposition to Optional Federal Charter (OFC) Proposals – 11/21/10

In Support of Amending Insurance Law to Conform to Non-Admitted & Reinsurance Reform Act (NRRA) – 11/21/10

Opposing an Office of National Insurance Proposal in Senate Committee Print of Restoring American Financial Stability Act – 3/7/10

2009

Opposing Legislation to Create a Federal Insurance Office – 11/22/09

Favoring Continued State-Based Insurance Consumer Protections – 7/12/09

2008

Opposing an NAIC Plan to Utilize the Annual Statement for the Centralized Collection and Dissemination of Market Conduct Data – 7/13/08

Model State Resolution in Opposition to S. 40/H.R. 3200, the National Insurance Act — 3/1/08

In Support of the National Insurance Producer Registry — 3/1/08

2007

In Support of Surplus Lines Insurance Multi-State Compliance Compact (“SLIMPACT”) – 11/17/07

In Opposition to Amending or Repealing the McCarran-Ferguson Act – 7/21/07

Opposing Certain Executive Sessions of Public Policy Officials – 7/21/07

2006

Model State Resolution in Opposition to Federal Preemptive Regulatory Measures — 2/25/06

2004

Regarding OCC Banking Regulations – 11/19/04

2003

In Support of Federal Legislation to Protect American Investors — 11/21/03

In Support of the NAIC Interstate Insurance Product Regulation Compact Model Legislation – 7/11/03

Support of Insurance Commissioners Exclusive State Regulatory Authority over Variable Life Insurance and Variable Annuities — 02/21/03

2001

In Support of Repealing Surplus Lines Licensing Bonds – 11/16/01

Opposing OCC Opinion that GLBA Preempts State Consumer Protection Laws – 11/16/01

Opposing the Federalization or Dual Regulation of the Business of Insurance – 07/13/01

2000

In Support of the NAIC Producer Licensing Model Act – 07/07/00

1999

In Support of the Uniform Electronic Transactions Act – 11/19/99

1998

In Support of the Interstate Insurance Receivership Compact Commission’s Uniform Receivership Law – 11/18/98

Affirming the Authority of States to Regulate the Business of Insurance – 07/10/98

1997

On Regulation of Financial Institutions – 07/11/97

LETTERS / STATEMENTS

2014

NCOIL Statement on Senate Inability to Reauthorize TRIA – 12/17/14

Letter to Senate Urging Passage of S. 2244 TRIA Reauthorization Legislation Before Adjourning – 12/14/14

2013

Letter to Congress Reaffirming Support for State Regulation, Requesting Seat at Table in Global Insurance Discussions – 12/2/13

2012

Letter to House Rules Committee Reaffirming McCarran-Ferguson Support, Opposing Health/P-C Insurance Repeals – 3/20/12

2011

Comment Letter to Federal Insurance Office Regarding State Modernization, FIO Report to Congress – 12/15/11

Letter to Chairperson Rep. Judy Biggert Regarding Common Ground on SLIMPACT – 7/29/11

Letter to NAIC Asking for Unity on SLIMPACT – 7/29/11

Joint NCOIL-CSG-NCSL Letter Requesting One-Year Extension of NRRA Effective Date ─ 1/27/11

Open Letter to 112th Congress Regarding Insurance Public Policy ─ 1/5/11

2010

Letter to NAIC Urging SLIMPACT as Solution to Implementing Dodd-Frank Surplus Lines Provisions ─ 9/2/10

Joint NCOIL-NCSL Letter to U.S. House/Senate on Financial Stability Oversight Council/Federal Insurance Office S. 3217/H.R. 4173 Provisions ─ 6/4/10

Letter to Sen. Merkley Opposing ONI, Supporting S. 3217 Amendment to Limit Federal Powers ─ 5/10/10

Letter to Sen. Merkley Regarding ONI Amendment in Title V of S. 3217 Restoring American Financial Stability Act of 2010 ─ 5/10/10

Letter to Senate Opposing the Title 5, Subsection A, ONI in the Restoring American Financial Stability Act of 2010 (SB 3217) ─ 4/22/10

Letter to Senate Banking Committee Offering New Comments on Financial Services Reform Bill ─ 3/22/10

2009

Letter to NAIC Opposing National Insurance Supervisory Commission (NISC), Offering Constructive Comments – 12/18/09

Letter to Speaker Pelosi Opposing FIO, Expressing Concerns with H.R. 4173 – 12/10/09

Resolution Opposing Legislation to Create a Federal Insurance Office – 11/22/09

Letter to Senate Banking Committee Chairman Dodd Regarding Financial Stability Discussion Draft – 11/16/09

Letter to House Financial Services Committee Opposing a Federal Insurance Office (FIO) –10/23/09

Letter to NAIC Opposing National Insurance Supervisory Commission (NISC) Proposal – 9/9/09

NCOIL/CSG/NCSL Letter to Senate Banking/House Financial Services Committees Opposing Inclusion of Insurance in a Consumer Financial Protection Agency — 9/1/09

Letter to Senate Banking/House Financial Services Committees Regarding Principles for Effective Systemic Risk Regulation — 5/11/09

NCOIL/CSG/NCSL Letter to Senate Banking/House Financial Services Committees Opposing an OFC — 4/2/09

Letter to U.S. Senate Banking Committee Chair Christopher Dodd Opposing an OFC — 3/6/09

Letter to Treasury Secretary Geithner Regarding Optional Federal Charter Comments — 2/12/09

2008

Letter to Chairman Frank Regarding Need for State-Based Reforms — 10/20/08

Letter to Speaker Pelosi Regarding Removing H.R. 5840 from Suspension Calendar, AIG Assertions– 9/19/08

Letter to Speaker Pelosi Recommending Opposition to H.R. 5840 OII Legislation — 9/12/08

Letter to Chairman Dodd Opposing Fast Track for H.R. 5840 OII Legislation — 8/1/08 

Letter to Speaker Pelosi Requesting Due Process for H.R. 5840 OII and H.R. 5611 NARAB Legislation — 7/28/08

Letter to NAIC Regarding Due Process for MCAS Proposal — 5/23/08

Letter to NAIC Supporting IIPRC Testimony at U.S. House Hearing — 4/3/08

2006

Letter to Senators Johnson and Sununu Opposing OFC Legislation, S. 2509 – 4/14/06