• May 20, 2020

5/20 News Roundup: Insurance Companies Must Partially Refund Premiums

5/20 News Roundup: Insurance Companies Must Partially Refund Premiums

5/20 News Roundup: Insurance Companies Must Partially Refund Premiums 150 150 Business & Worker Disaster Help Center

Updated Wednesday, May 20, 5 p.m.

California Insurance Commissioner Expands Order for Insurance Companies to Partially Refund Premiums
California Department of Insurance
California Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara issued a Bulletin extending his previous order requiring insurance companies to return partial insurance premiums to consumers and businesses and provide much-needed financial relief amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The Department of Insurance will review all premium adjustments to ensure they are fair and adequate and reflect policyholders’ reduced risk.

We Have to Wear Face Coverings Everywhere Now. Where? and Why? 
City of Los Angeles Emergency Management Department
Not long ago, wearing a mask in public seemed like an optional thing to do. Some people wore them. Some people didn’t. But now, as of May 14th, wearing a mask in Los Angeles is no longer optional. That day City of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti issued a new requirement stating that everyone has to wear a face covering when they are outside their own home.

California Attorney General Urges Congress to Provide Licensed Cannabis-Related Businesses Access to the Federal Banking System
State of California Department of Justice, Xavier Becerra, Attorney General
California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, as part of a bipartisan coalition of 34 attorneys general, urged the U.S. Congress to include legislation that provides licensed cannabis businesses access to the federal banking system as part of any future coronavirus relief package.

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