The New Jersey State Legislature has voted to eliminate therequirement that agents provide customers with multiple quotes fortheir private passenger automobile insurance.

The bill, A3863, was passed by the state Senate yesterday andsent to Gov. Jon Corzine for his signature. The state Assemblypassed the bill in June on a unanimous vote. The Senate vote was33-3.

As part of the state's 2003 auto reform package, agents wererequired to provide three quotes to customers demonstratingdifferent coverage scenarios. Agents were also required to producequotes for every company they represented in their agency.

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