California Passes Handful Bills Aimed at Protecting Wildfire Survivors

Article 0 Comments Five bills that their proponents say will protect wildfire survivors were signed by California Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday. The bills are aimed at addressing critical issues facing wildfire survivors including underinsurance, rebuilding, and recovery, those who authored them say. The bills signed are Senate Bill 894, […]

California Governor Signs Bill Giving Wildfire Victims Options for Rebuilding

Article 0 Comments Homeowners who lose their houses to wildfire will be able to use their insurance to rebuild somewhere else under an urgency bill signed by California Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday. Assembly Bill 1800, authored by by Assemblyman Marc Levine, D-San Rafael, takes effect immediately. AB 1800 makes […]

California Wildfire Survivor Bills Pass Senate Committee

Article 0 Comments Four bills sponsored by the California Department of Insurance that the department believes will strengthen consumer protections for wildfire survivors have passed the Senate Insurance Committee with unanimous, bipartisan votes. Assembly Bill 1772 would extend the amount of time a home or business owner has to rebuild […]