or Mary E. Christiano, director of communication
Fax: (888) 225-6935
Web site: www.pia.org
FOR RELEASE: Jan. 3, 2012
“Producers continue to face a multitude of changes to their continuing education requirements, as each state has reacted to the federal goal of uniformity and reciprocity for producer licensing and other trends in the regulatory environment. A major change is the adoption of birth-date based licensing by many states, including
Licensing/CE Compliance Central includes important information for producers such as information about getting and maintaining a license; rules and requirements for doing business in one’s home state and other states; reporting requirements; information on company appointments and terminations; surplus-line licensing; as well as quick access to state and other licensing authorities, with specific rules and regulations and CE requirements for specific products and areas of expertise, such as flood, long-term care and ethics. PIA also provides frequently asked questions and answers, and offers members instant access to its member-exclusive
“We know agents look to PIA when they think of quality education and tools to maintain their professional stature,” said Fowler. “We are committed to meeting our members’ needs and to making sure professional, independent agents are easily able to meet all their licensing and continuing education requirements. We are excited to announce PIA’s Licensing/CE Compliance Central, because it will help us do that.”
PIACT, PIANH, PIANJ and PIANY are a partnership of state trade associations representing independent insurance agencies, brokerages and their employees throughout their respective states.