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Friday, February 15, 2019
Surety & Fidelity Weekly Legislative Report posted »
Surety & Fidelity Weekly Legislative Report posted for Members   Report is available for...
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
U.S. House Financial Services Subcommittee Holding Hearing on Banking Access Issues for Cannabis ... »
U.S. House Financial Services Subcommittee Holding Hearing on Banking Access Issues for Cannabis Business  ...
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Occupational Licensing Recommendations Included in Texas Sunset Commission Report »
Occupational Licensing Recommendations Included in Texas Sunset Commission Report      ...
Thursday, February 7, 2019
Pennsylvania Bill to Eliminate Discretionary Security Requirements in Little Miller Act Introduced »
Pennsylvania Bill to Eliminate Discretionary Security Requirements in Little Miller Act Introduced  ...
Monday, February 4, 2019
Comprehensive Legislative Reports posted for Members »
Comprehensive Legislative Reports for Commercial Surety, Contract Surety and Fidelity posted for Members....
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
SFAA and APCIA Defeat New Hampshire Bill to Permit Direct Actions on Public Official Bonds »
SFAA and APCIA Defeat New Hampshire Bill to Permit Direct Actions on Public Official Bonds    ...
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
H.R. 224 Introduced in the House to Eliminate Indexing of the Miller Act Bond Threshold »
H.R. 224 Introduced in the House to Eliminate Indexing of the Miller Act Bond Threshold  ...
Friday, January 18, 2019
Surety Issues in the New York State Budget Bill »
Surety Issues in the New York State Budget Bill   Members should visit  ...
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Federal/State Regulatory Reports for January 2019 posted for Members »
  Regulatory reports for January 2019 have been posted on rules affecting Commercial Su...
Thursday, January 3, 2019
New Bonding Opportunities posted for Members »
New bonding opportunities enacted in the state legislature that may be of interest to SFAA members has been p...
Thursday, December 13, 2018
SFAA Addresses Proposed Changes to Federal Broker and Freight Forwarder Bond Requirements »
SFAA Addresses Proposed Changes to Federal Broker and Freight Forwarder Bond Requirements   Members sh...
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Missouri Public Works Bonding Bill Filed »
Missouri Public Works Bonding Bill Filed Members should visit Advocacy / General...
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Surety & Fidelity Legislative Overview Report for November posted for Members »
Surety & Fidelity Legislative Overview Report for November posted for Members   Report i...
Tuesday, November 6, 2018
New NAIC Committee to Discuss Bonding Issues for American Indians and Alaska Natives »
New NAIC Committee to Discuss Bonding Issues for American Indians and Alaska Natives   Members should...
Tuesday, November 6, 2018
SFAA Forms an Occupational Licensing Working Group »
SFAA Forms an Occupational Licensing Working Group   Members should visit   Advocacy / Occup...
Thursday, October 4, 2018
End of Legislative Session Reports posted »
End of 2018 Legislative Session report has been updated for California for  Members  only. Prev...
Monday, October 1, 2018
Final Edition of the 2018 Annual State Legislative Reports posted »
The Final Edition of the 2018 Annual State Legislative Reports by line of business have been posted. ...
Friday, September 21, 2018
SFAA Advises California Agencies on the Legal Exposures for Cannabis Businesses »
SFAA Advises California Agencies on the Legal Exposures for Cannabis Businesses SFAA wrote to three agencies in...
Friday, September 21, 2018
SFAA Cautions Alaska Agency on the Impact of High Bond Amounts for Oil and Gas Well Permits »
SFAA Cautions Alaska Agency on the Impact of High Bond Amounts for Oil and Gas Well Permits SFAA wrote to the Al...
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
DC Small Business Bonding Program Establishment Act of 2018 to Include Permanent Bonding Education-> »
DC Small Business Bonding Program Establishment Act of 2018 to Include Permanent Bonding Education Program The S...
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
SFAA Addresses Concerns with Proposed Changes to Customs Bonds »
SFAA Addresses Concerns with Proposed Changes to Customs Bonds SFAA submitted comments to U.S. Customs and Borde...
Friday, August 31, 2018
SFAA Supports SBA Bond Guarantee Program Fee Decrease »
SFAA Supports SBA Bond Guarantee Program Fee Decrease SFAA submitted comments to support the U.S. Small Business...
Thursday, August 23, 2018
SFAA Promotes the Value of Bail Bonds in Response to U.S. Senators’ Inquiry »
SFAA Promotes the Value of Bail Bonds in Response to U.S. Senators’ Inquiry SFAA responded to a letter that Sena...
Thursday, August 23, 2018
Legislation Introduced in U.S. Senate to Address Puerto Rico Debt »
Legislation Introduced in U.S. Senate to Address Puerto Rico Debt Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Senator Be...
Monday, August 20, 2018
Occupational Licensing and Regulation Review Laws »
Occupational Licensing and Regulation Review Laws Members should visit   Advocacy / Occupational L...
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
New Jersey Enacts New P3 Law with SFAA and AIA’s Bonding Provisions »
New Jersey Enacts New P3 Law with SFAA and AIA’s Bonding Provisions The Governor of New Jersey has signed SB 865...
Friday, August 10, 2018
Occupational Licensing Reviews in Texas »
Occupational Licensing Reviews in Texas While occupational licensing reform has been a trending issue in the sta...
Thursday, August 9, 2018
SFAA Opposes ICE’s Implementation of Treasury Department Standards to Decline Surety Bonds ... »
SFAA Opposes ICE’s Implementation of Treasury Department Standards to Decline Surety Bonds and Delist Sureties C...
Thursday, August 9, 2018
Occupational Licensing Bill Introduced in U.S. House »
Occupational Licensing Bill Introduced in U.S. House Rep. Mike Conaway (R-TX) introduced H.R. 6515 to limit priv...
Tuesday, August 7, 2018
New Federal Workforce Development Law Includes Funding for States to Examine Occupational Licensing »
New Federal Workforce Development Law Includes Funding for States to Examine Occupational Licensing Requirements...
Tuesday, July 31, 2018
U.S. Senate Hearing on TIFIA and WIFIA Programs »
U.S. Senate Hearing on TIFIA and WIFIA Programs         Members should v...
Monday, July 30, 2018
SBA Implements Temporary Decrease in Surety Bond Guarantee Program Fees »
SBA Implements Temporary Decrease in Surety Bond Guarantee Program Fees The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)...
Monday, July 30, 2018
Draft Infrastructure Bill Circulated in the U.S. House »
Draft Infrastructure Bill Circulated in the U.S. House Chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Commit...
Monday, July 30, 2018
Amendment on the Miller Act Not Included in Final NDAA Report »
Amendment on the Miller Act Not Included in Final NDAA Report The final conference report on the FY 2019 National Def...
Friday, July 20, 2018
Commercial Lines Modernization Bills Moving in the States »
Commercial Lines Modernization Bills Moving in the States Members should visit   Advocacy / General Info...

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