Committees & Activities

Government Relations Leadership Council
Executive (EX) Committee

The Government Relations Leadership Council (GRLC) coordinates the NAIC's ongoing work with the federal government and state government officials on legislative and regulatory policy. The Leadership Council, in conjunction with the NAIC's other standing committees, is responsible for quickly responding to federal legislative and regulatory developments that impact insurance regulation.

The mission of the Government Relations Leadership Council (GRLC) is to develop, coordinate, and implement the NAIC’s legislative, regulatory, and grassroots initiatives. The Leadership Council will devise strategies for NAIC action and promote the participation of all NAIC members in the NAIC’s government relations initiatives.

2015 Charges

Ongoing Support of NAIC Programs, Products, or Services

  1. Monitor, analyze, and respond to federal legislative/regulatory actions and other issues of importance to the NAIC membership.—Essential

  2. Work with other standing committees, task forces, and working groups to help develop and communicate NAIC’s policy views to federal and state officials on pending legislation and regulatory issues by involvement of NAIC members through testimony, correspondence, and attendance at hearings.—Essential

  3. Develop a strategy and program for directly engaging NAIC members with Congress and federal agencies to advocate the benefits and efficiencies of state regulation.—Essential

  4. Secure broader participation from NAIC membership on all government affairs advocacy initiatives. —Essential

  5. Report to the Executive (EX) Committee on all activities and matters relating to the annual charges of the Leadership Council.—Essential

Conference Call Calendar

NAIC conference calls & interim meetings are available on the NAIC Conference Call Calendar. See NAIC's revised policy statement on open meetings.

There are no advanced materials at this time.
exposure drafts

Dodd-Frank Financial Services Regulatory Reform: NAIC Initiatives

SPECIAL SECTION: Health Care Reform (PPACA) Implementation:
NAIC Activities | FAQ
documents and resources

NAIC Comment Letter to DOL on Fiduciary Rulemaking
7/21/15

Statement: NAIC Supports Flood Bill
6/29/15

NAIC Letter - HFSC Data Breach Hearing
5/14/15

NAIC statement on discussion draft of "The Financial Regulatory Improvement Act of 2015"
5/12/15

NAIC Support Letter for Disaster Savings Account
5/6/15

Archive
Related NAIC Publications

Draft meeting minutes are available free for meeting attendees 10 business days after a national meeting concludes, using the User ID and Password supplied by the NAIC. Regulators may access minutes via StateNet.
Final committee minutes and Proceedings of the NAIC are available to non–attendees, after adoption at the next national meeting, for free in the PDF format through the NAIC Products & Services website.

Contacts
Media queries should be directed to the NAIC Communications Division at 816-783-8909 or news@naic.org.
Ethan Sonnichsen
Director, Government Relations
202-471-3980
Mark Sagat
Counsel and Manager, Financial Policy and Legislation
202-471-3987
Please see the current Committee List for a complete list of committee members.