North Carolina is latest state to set restrictions that might violate federal law

A move by North Carolina to limit use of risk retention groups in the state has provoked a letter of protest from the National Risk Retention Association.

The Washington, D.C.-based NRRA sent a letter to the North Carolina Insurance Department warning that if passed in its current form, House Bill 645 would "discriminate against risk retention groups in a manner prohibited by federal law." The bill, sponsored by Rep. Hugh Holliman, D-Davidson, was adopted in the House on May 12.

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