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Legislative Positions

Here are our legislative team's priorities for the year ahead in Albany and Washington, DC.


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Kathy Weinheimer, CPCU,AAI
Kathleen WeinheimerSenior Vice President of Industry Relations
P: 800-962-7950
F: 888-432-0510





Additional Priorities Outlined in the 2014 Legislative Position Paper:
Hea​lth Insurance

IIABNY supports agent involvement in the state’s health benefit exchange
and receipt of fair compensation for their services.

Excess & Surplus Lines Market

IIABNY supports changes to the Excess Lines law to facilitate the ease of doing business.

Modernization of Outdated Insurance Law & Regulation

IIABNY supports changes to insurance regulations that allow producers to maintain premium trust accounts in out-of-state banks.

IIABNY supports changes to the rules requiring specific approval from insurance companies for agents and brokers to hold fiduciary funds in an interest-bearing account.