California watchdog group calls for tougher insurance industry rules

Insurance Industry Rules - Business Man

A consumer advocacy group is now petitioning state legislators to reconsider a privacy bill. A California consumer watchdog is petitioning legislators to tighten insurance industry rules. The advocacy group is asking lawmakers to rethink the pending California Consumer Privacy Act. According to the watchdog, the act has the potential to allow insurance companies to sidestep privacy laws. The California Consumer Privacy Act is slated to become effective in January 2020. It was written to provide regulations preventing the sale of consumer personal information from being sold to other companies. It…

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California insurance group battling rates under attack

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Consumer Watchdog has been facing criticisms regarding its latest steps. A consumer group that has backed a recent California insurance initiative and has saved residents of the state from millions of dollars in fees is now facing a new wave of fire from both Democratic and Republican lawmakers and political consultants. Critics have pointed out that Consumer Watchdog has been profiting from the new regulation. Moreover, it has also found that the special California insurance regulation is, essentially, dominated by the advocacy group. The consultants are arguing that the organization…

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