For Immediate Release: June 29, 2016

Goodwin Protects North Carolina Consumers and Communities

RALEIGH -- Insurance Commissioner Wayne Goodwin today announced the General Assembly has passed House Bill 287. This legislation, as proposed by Commissioner Goodwin, will save North Carolinians money, fight fraud and protect our communities.

"North Carolinians currently enjoy one of the most affordable and varied insurance markets in the nation," said Goodwin. "House Bill 287 will allow us to continue serving and protecting North Carolina families, property owners and business owners at the high level they have come to expect from the Department of Insurance."

House Bill 287 provides provisions:

"North Carolina auto insurance rates are so low that individuals and companies from other states are actually attempting to obtain our low rates illegally," said Goodwin. "I have added protections to these rates in this bill because low rates are a problem I am always happy to have."

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