Sen. Trent Lott, R-Miss., has reintroduced a bill to prevent the resale of flood-damaged automobiles and force insurers to create a data center for information on all cars they have declared total losses. The Property Casualty Insurers Association says the bill will not achieve its objective. "We believe that disclosure alone will not solve the root cause of the problem, which is that loopholes in some states make title laundering possible," a PCI spokesman says.

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