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Florida Governor to Sign Property Insurance Measure But Says State Needs to Do More

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said that he will sign recently-passed legislation addressing property insurance costs and roofing contractor practices while adding that he believes that the state needs to do more to curb excess litigation and improve the insurance market. …

Texas Bill Would Create Roofing Contractor Registration Program

Texas state Representative Kenneth Sheets filed legislation that would establishes a voluntary roofing contractor registration program with the Texas Department of Insurance (TDI). Sheets said House Bill 1488, known as the Roofing Contractor Consumer Protection Act, would help protect consumers …

Texas Insurance Regulators Remind Roofers, Adjusters: You Can’t Do Both

The Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) has issued a bulletin to insurance companies, insurance adjusters and roofers, reminding them that a roofing contractor who is also an insurance adjuster cannot perform both duties on the same property. House Bill (HB) …

Illinois Roofing Company Fined $158K for Safety Hazards

Affordable Roofing and Exteriors Inc. in Trenton, Ill., has been cited by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration for five safety violations, carrying proposed penalties of $158,015. The citations follow inspections at three job sites where …

Kansas AG’s Office Says New Roofer Law Requires Outreach

The state attorney general’s office plans to do more outreach before pursuing fines under a new Kansas law aimed at cutting down on roofing fraud. The law, which requires roofers to register, took effect July 1, The Topeka Capital-Journal reported. …