Insurance and Real Estate Committee

JOINT FAVORABLE REPORT

Bill No.:

SB-198

Title:

AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TASK FORCE TO STUDY METHODS OF DEVELOPING, EXPANDING AND IMPROVING THE INSURANCE INDUSTRY WORKFORCE IN THIS STATE.

Vote Date:

3/15/2018

Vote Action:

Joint Favorable

PH Date:

2/27/2018

File No.:

Disclaimer: The following JOINT FAVORABLE Report is prepared for the benefit of the members of the General Assembly, solely for purposes of information, summarization and explanation and does not represent the intent of the General Assembly or either chamber thereof for any purpose.

SPONSORS OF BILL:

Sen. Kevin Kelly, 21st District

REASONS FOR BILL:

To establish a task force on the insurance industry workforce in the state of Connecticut.

RESPONSE FROM ADMINISTRATION/AGENCY:

None expressed

NATURE AND SOURCES OF SUPPORT:

Eric George, President , Insurance Association of CT feels this bill will help lawmakers understand ways that they can provide an improved business environment for Connecticut, where insurers can bolster their workforce as they compete for business across the country and further contribute to Connecticut's economy.

CT Association of Health Plans appreciates the recognition the bill lends to the importance of the insurance industry to Connecticut's economy.

NATURE AND SOURCES OF OPPOSITION:

None Expressed

Reported by: Diane Kubeck

Date: March 23, 2018