NAIFA Blog

Obama Announces Intent to Nominate Former NAIFA Trustee to NARAB Board

January 12, 2016

President Barack Obama recently announced his intent to nominate Past NAIFA-National Trustee, Thomas McLeary, CLU, to be a member of the Board of Directors of the National Association of Registered Agents and Brokers. NARAB is an organization with jurisdiction to oversee insurance producer non-resident licensing and continuing-education standards on a national level. Last year, the President signed into law legislation to establish NARAB and had 90 days from enactment to appoint a ...

Senate Passes TRIA Bill Containing NARAB II

January 8, 2015

The U.S. Senate has passed the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act (TRIA) containing NARAB II. The bill passed the House of Representatives yesterday, so it now heads to the White House, where NAIFA anticipates that the president will sign it into law. NAIFA President Juli McNeely congratulates NAIFA members on NARAB passage The following statement was issued by NAIFA President Juli Y. McNeely , LUTCF, CFP, CLU :   “NAIFA applauds Congress for overwhelmingly pass...

NAIFA president issues statement on NARAB II

December 16, 2014

NAIFA is disappointed the Senate did not pass S.2244, the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act (TRIA), which included legislation that would have created a National Association of Registered Agents and Brokers (NARAB). NARAB II would have allowed insurance agents to operate in multiple states more efficiently. “NAIFA has worked hard to educate Congress about the potential benefits NARAB II would have offered to agents, brokers and consumers,” said NAIFA President Juli Y. Mc...

NAIFA applauds House for passing TRIA

December 10, 2014

Bill also includes agent licensing legislation known as NARAB II   The following statement was issued by NAIFA President Juli Y. McNeely , LUTCF, CFP, CLU “NAIFA applauds the House of Representatives for overwhelmingly passing S. 2244, the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act (TRIA), which contains the legislative text of NARAB II. A Senate vote is now imminent.   “Passage of House Amendment to S. 2244, which would extend the Terro...

NAIFA Prepares to Work with the 114th Congress

November 19, 2014

NAIFA is one of the nation’s oldest and largest financial services organizations representing the interests of insurance professionals from every Congressional district in the United States. A key component of its mission is to “advocate for a positive legislative and regulatory environment” for insurance and financial advisors and their clients. As a part of this effort, NAIFA is committed working in a positive, constructive way with the 114 th Congress when it is sworn in early next yea...