DOI Bruce Rauner Governor Anne Melissa Dowling, Acting Director

Slavery Era Insurance Policies Registry

Pursuant to Public Act 93-0333, effective January 1, 2004, every licensed insurer was required to report to the Director information regarding policies issued to slaveholders for death or damage of their slaves that it wrote either directly or through a predecessor corporation during the slavery era. The information was compiled into a report that is available to the public and the General Assembly.

Full Text of Public Act 93-0333

To view the compiled reports

Slavery Era Policies Register Released (Press Release)

Questions regarding the Slavery Era Insurance Policies Registry should be directed to:

Mary Petersen, Insurance Compliance Analyst
Illinois Department of Insurance
320 W. Washington Street
Springfield, IL 62767
(217) 782-5822 phone
(217) 558-2083 fax