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September 01, 2004

Schwarzenegger Signs Bill Enabling Insurers to go Not-For-Profit

Insurers can convert to not-for-profit status under a bill signed this week by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. Assembly Bill 1955, which was sponsored by Blue Shield of California and authored by Assemblyman Juan Vargas (D-San Diego), gives any insurer regulated by the California Department of Insurance the opportunity to be organized as or converted into a not-for profit organization. Prior to the passage of this new law, insurance could be sold in California only through licensed for-profit companies.

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Posted by Tom Troceen


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