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A bill introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives would prohibit carriers from canceling or non-renewing homeowners insurance policies with houses containing Chinese drywall.

The measure–titled the “Drywall Victims Insurance Protection Act”–was introduced by Rep. Charlie Melancon, D-La. It deals with drywall having a “covered characteristic,” meaning it was imported from or originated in China from 2004-2007 and contains elevated strontium or sulphur levels.

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