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MN Fair Plan

Active dates:1969 -
Function: The Board administers the MN Fair Plan Act to make property, homeowners and commercial insurance available statewide.
History: From 1969 to approximately 1984, the Board was known as the FAIR Plan Governing Committee.
The 1979 Legislature enacted and Governor Quie signed a bill providing for the appointment of four additional members to be named to address the problem of redlining, or restricting the availability of insurance based on the location of the property, was sponsored by Representative Jim Casserly and Senator Robert Tennessen.
By 2011 FAIR plan insures roughly 7,800 properties in Minnesota.
Advisory to:
Commerce Department: Insurance Division
Membership: 9 members, the 5 member company directors are elected by the member companies, and 4 are appointed public directors. Also 1 non voting member who represents the Department of Commerce.

Entries for this agency in the Annual Compilation and Statistical Report of Multi-Member Agencies Report: 2023, 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2004, 1980, 1979.

Note: This report provides membership details as well as meeting information and a summary of the group's activities.

News clippings and documents. Agencies Notebook Collection, 1980-1984.
Record last updated: 08/13/2012

All information on this group from the Library’s collection of agency notebooks has been digitized. These materials are incorporated into the “documents/articles” section of the record. Please contact a librarian with any questions. The Minnesota Agencies database is a work in progress.

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