In conjunction with the Locke Lord COVID-19 task force, we are reviewing, analyzing, and compiling regulatory updates to provide clients easy access to information during this unprecedented time.  If you have any questions on the subject matter below, do not hesitate to reach out.  The information below relates to state and federal bulletins, emergency orders, pending/enacted legislation, and other related actions taken in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

All Lines of Insurance

North Carolina:  On July 2, North Carolina enacted House Bill 118.  The Bill provides limited immunity from liability for claims based on transmission of the COVID-19 virus.

Texas:  The Texas Department of Insurance (DOI) announced it will continue to issue temporary insurance licenses indefinitely during the COVID-19 pandemic. The DOI’s FAQs provide further guidance on the licensing process.