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Improving insurance for consumers

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Commerce. Subcommittee on Finance and Hazardous Materials.

Improving insurance for consumers

increasing uniformity and efficiency in insurance regulation : hearing before ... 106th Congress, 2nd session, July 20, 2000.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Commerce. Subcommittee on Finance and Hazardous Materials.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Insurance law -- United States.,
    • Insurance -- United States -- State supervision.,
    • Consumer protection -- United States.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF27 .E5515 2000a
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 43 p. ;
      Number of Pages43
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3986330M
      LC Control Number2001315085
      OCLC/WorldCa45544344


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