On April 24, 2013, the Iowa State Senate adopted a Credit for Reinsurance Act that becomes effective January 1, 2014. On March 20, 2013, the Maryland State Senate adopted Senate Bill 777, an Act concerning “Insurance – Ceding Insurers and Reinsurance,” which takes effect June 1, 2013. The language of both Acts closely tracks that of the NAIC Credit for Reinsurance Model Law, which allows a ceding insurer to receive a credit for reinsurance when insurance is ceded to a reinsurer that meets certain requirements. Senate File 182, 85th Gen. Assembly (IA Apr. 24, 2013); Senate Bill 777, Gen. Assembly (MD 2013). A staff summary provides an analysis of the Maryland act.