Roofing contractors in more than a dozen states are adjusting their business practices to comply with recently enacted laws intended to protect consumers from unscrupulous “storm-chasers.” Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Georgia, Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota, and Tennessee have all enacted such laws within the past year and a half.

The new laws vary somewhat in detail, but most include one or more of the following provisions:

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