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Terrorism Risk Insurance Act Of 2002

Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA) of 2002

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Federal legislation enacted in 2002 to guarantee the availability of insurance coverage against acts of international terrorism. Under the Act, commercial insurers are required to offer insurance coverage against such terrorist incidents and are reimbursed by the federal government for paid claims subject to deductible and retention amounts. This legislation was modified and extended by the Terrorism Risk Insurance Extension Act (TRIEA) in 2005.

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