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Impact of California"s Proposition 103 on insurance and related industries

Impact of California"s Proposition 103 on insurance and related industries

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Published by Practising Law Institute in New York, N.Y. (810 Seventh Ave., New York 10019) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • California.
    • Subjects:
    • Insurance law -- California.,
    • Antitrust law -- California.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementco-chairmen, Harvey I. Saferstein, Kent Keller.
      SeriesCorporate law and practice course handbook series ;, no. 659
      ContributionsSaferstein, Harvey I., Keller, Kent, 1943-, Practising Law Institute.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKFC290.Z9 I47 1989
      The Physical Object
      Pagination808 p. :
      Number of Pages808
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1795435M
      LC Control Number89195597

      Overview Insurance scores (also called “credit-based insurance scores”) are confidential numerical ratings based in whole or in part on a consumer's credit information. Many insurers use these scores in conjunction with other factors to help underwrite and price policies, typically for personal lines such as homeowners and personal automobile insurance. Definition of "Proposition california" Lamont Jude, Real Estate Agent Le Reve Real Estate Legislation mandating that factors taken into account in the calculation of premium rates for automobile insurance include the insured's driving record, annual miles driven, and years of driving experience.

      insurance(referredto asthe"ratingmethodology"). Proposition mandates specific individual characteristics that must be given precedence inthe development ofrates. The weightingof the mandatory factors is quite different from that used by the insurance industry prior to enactment of the initiative. The. Insurance Information Institute, The Insurance Fact Book, , – The general public’s perception is that auto insurance rating is unfair. California drivers decided to take matters into their own hands and in passed Proposition , legislation that set strict guidelines for insurance .

      In November, the voters of California narrowly passed Proposition , which requires the California Insurance Department to approve certain insurance rates, primarily homeowners, automobile, and the commercial coverages. There is also a provision requiring an immediate 20% rollback in these rates; however, the California Supreme Court. The Proposition has saved California consumers more than $ billion in excessive auto insurance premiums since voters passed it by a slim percent margin, probably the reason.


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Impact of California"s Proposition 103 on insurance and related industries Download PDF EPUB FB2

California voters passed Proposition on November 8, It in effect made insurance companies require "prior approval" from the California Department of Insurance before implementing property and casualty insurance rates.

It passed with 51% of the vote. The measure expanded the Department's responsibility for enforcement to include: property insurance, automobile insurance, life insurance. "Prepared for distribution at the Impact of California's Proposition on insurance and related industries program, September, San Francisco"--Page 5.

Description: pages: illustrations ; 22 cm. Proposition requires "prior approval" of automobile, homeowners and casualty insurance rates. Propositionpassed by California voters in Novemberrequires the "prior approval" of California's Department of Insurance before insurance companies can implement property and casualty insurance rates.

Proposition was intended to help the California auto insurance regulations, but it actually hurt the market. In California voters passed Proposition by a vote of % to %. Proposition is basically a populist movement lead by Harvey Rosenfield and endorsed by Ralph Nader in response to rising California auto insurance.

In a climax to the six-year legal struggle over Propositionthe U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected the insurance industry’s challenge to California regulations implementing the   The Consumer Federation of America reported on Wednesday that Propositionthe insurance reform law passed by California voters inhas saved drivers $ billion on their auto insurance.

Each year legislation is proposed that may impact Seniors. Review what has been proposed. IDI is an effort to encourage Supplier Diversity and Governing Board Diversity within California’s insurance industry.

P&C Rate Filing. This Proposition information has been updated and moved. California Proposition was on the November 8, statewide ballot in California as an initiated state statute where it was overwhelmingly defeated.

Yes: 1, (%) No: 8, (%) Propositionif it had passed, would have required insurance companies to reduce the bodily injury liability and uninsured motorist portions of motor vehicle insurance rates.

The insurance industry says there's no problem with the California fire insurance market, but tell that to the people whose policies have been dropped. The November ballot in California had four insurance-related propositions that sought to reduce the rates of insurance policies for automobiles, properties, and casualties.

Proposition was the only one of the four to be approved, and it would win by a small margin. The proposition sought to. [Insurance Code Sectionnoted in green below, was added to the Insurance Code by the state Legislature. It was NOT part of the original text of Proposition ] (a) The commissioner shall adopt regulations governing hearings required by subdivision (c) of Section on or before days after the enactment of this.

Proposition 's Impact on Auto Insurance Premiums in California This study by J. Robert Hunter of the Consumer Federation of America shows that Proposition has saved Californians $62 billion on our auto insurance premiums and is a model for other states faced with insurance industry price-gouging and abuse.

A ballot initiative to expand the scope of California’s Proposition to include health insurance could also impact the auto insurance industry by challenging a. LOS ANGELES, Oct. 17, /PRNewswire/ -- Today the Consumer Federation of America reports that Propositionthe insurance reform law passed by California voters on November 8,has.

6. Cross-sectional effects of Proposition on insurance stock prices Given that the passage of Proposition had a negative overall impact on the market value of firms selling insurance in California, we ask whether the extent of a stock's price decline is related to the firm's premium exposure in the California insurance market.

Propositionapproved by California voters inrequires the "prior approval" of the state's insurance regulator before insurance companies can implement property and casualty rates. Critics in the insurance industry and others contend that Proposition ’s intervenor process has done nothing to lower premiums paid by millions of auto and property insurance.

Propositionapproved by California Voters increated an elected insurance commissioner and mandated a rate setting process to protect consumers.

It also required an immediate 20% reduction in auto insurance rates and set forth the criteria that can be used to set future auto insurance premiums as follows: (a) Rates and premiums for an. (Added November 8,by initiative Proposition ) All information provided to the commissioner pursuant to this article shall be available for public inspection, and the provisions of Section (d) of the Government Code and Section of the Insurance Code shall not apply thereto.

Proposition protects California consumers when purchasing and maintaining automobile insurance. Some of the key provisions of Prop. are: “Good Driver” Discount. A Good Driver is a person who has been licensed for at least 3 years and has no more than 1 point on his/her driving record. Harvey Rosenfield (born ) is an American lawyer, author and consumerhe founded Consumer Watchdog, a nationally recognized, nonpartisan nonprofit public interest serves as the group's counsel.

He is best known for drafting, and organizing the campaign for, Propositiona ballot proposal that rolled back automobile insurance rates in California.Under Proposition if an insurance company seeks a rate increase that exceeds 7%, and the application is challenged by the public, the Department must hold a hearing.

In its letter to the Commissioner, Consumer Watchdog said Farmers’ serial rate increase requests that fall just below the 7% threshold make it appear as if Farmers is gaming.A major result of Proposition was the movement of the insurance regulatory system in California from one of open competition to prior approval of rates.

Brostoff () and Aschkenasy (), among others, recognize that consumer dissatisfaction with the insurance industry is spreading, and legislation similar to Proposition is being.