Virginia’s governor approved legislation that will take effect on July 1, 2022 and set standards for assessments and judges. The Insurance Appraisal and Umpire Association (IAUA) sent me the following legislation:
The requirements for previous residence were clearly unconstitutional. The summary of the effect of the legislation suggests that the reason for the change was to make Virginia’s legislation constitutional.
The qualifications to be a valuer and a judge vary considerably from state to state. For example, a few states allow valuers to have a contingency fee agreement while the vast majority do not. What are the qualifications for being an insurance judge in the insurance assessment process? discusses this topic and cites other posts where different standards are applied.
If you drive to, say, Shenandoah National Park, or the Great Smoky Mountains, you will get a certain appreciation for the extent and beauty of nature. When you go into it, then you see it in a completely different way. You discover it in a much slower, more majestic way.