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INSURANCE & COMMERCE - SENATE


Archive of Bills Referred


Bill No.
Bill Subtitle
Sponsor
Monday, April 6, 2009
BILL: HB2102
Sponsor: Webb
TO ALLOW FOR THE CREATION OF A LOW- PROFIT LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY.
Thursday, April 2, 2009
BILL: HB2228
Sponsor: Cash
TO ENACT THE FAIR DEBT COLLECTION PRACTICES ACT.
Wednesday, April 1, 2009
BILL: HB2203
Sponsor: Williams
TO CREATE THE REFUND ANTICIPATION LOAN ACT.
Tuesday, March 31, 2009
BILL: HB2231
Sponsor: Flowers
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING NOTARY PUBLIC BONDS.
BILL: HB2203
Sponsor: Williams
TO CREATE THE REFUND ANTICIPATION LOAN ACT.
BILL: HB2169
Sponsor: R. Green
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS TITLE INSURANCE ACT, 23-103-401 ET SEQ. AND TO AMEND THE LAWS AFFECTING TITLE INSURANCE AND TITLE INSURANCE AGENTS AND COMPANIES.
BILL: HB2075
Sponsor: Hawkins
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE § 23-89-216, AS ENACTED BY ACT 485 OF 2009, AND TO ADDRESS ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS AND ENFORCEMENT OF THE COMPREHENSIVE HEALTH INSURANCE POOL PROGRAM.
Monday, March 30, 2009
BILL: HB2105
Sponsor: J. Roebuck
CONCERNING DEATH BENEFITS FOR COVERED PUBLIC EMPLOYEES KILLED IN THE LINE OF DUTY.
BILL: HB2071
Sponsor: Hyde
TO CLARIFY THAT A CONTRACT FOR THE SALE OF REAL PROPERTY DOES NOT CONVEY AN INTEREST IN THE MINERAL DEVELOPMENT OF THE REAL PROPERTY UNTIL THE REAL PROPERTY IS CONVEYED BY DEED OR UNLESS AGREED OTHERWISE IN WRITING.
BILL: SB940
Sponsor: Elliott
AN ACT TO REQUIRE HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR CRANIOFACIAL RECONSTRUCTION UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS.
Thursday, March 26, 2009
BILL: HB2113
Sponsor: Hawkins
TO ENACT THE LIFE SETTLEMENTS ACT BASED UPON THE MODEL LEGISLATION OF THE NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF INSURANCE LEGISLATORS AND TO REPEAL THE VIATICAL SETTLEMENTS ACT, ARKANSAS CODE 23-81- 601 ET SEQ.
BILL: HB1975
Sponsor: Williams
CONCERNING BONDS OF REDEVELOPMENT DISTRICTS.
BILL: SB808
Sponsor: Horn
TO ENCOURAGE INVESTMENT IN TELECOMMUNICATIONS FACILITIES IN RURAL AREAS, TO ASSIST LOW INCOME TELECOMMUNICATIONS CUSTOMERS, AND TO PROVIDE AN EMERGENCY EFFECTIVE DATE.
Wednesday, March 25, 2009
BILL: SB931
Sponsor: Madison
TO ESTABLISH POLICIES ADDRESSING THE SELECTION AND USE OF TEXTBOOKS AND COURSE MATERIALS AT STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
BILL: SB929
Sponsor: Madison
TO PROMOTE PROMPT NOTICE OF TEXTBOOKS AND COURSE MATERIALS SELECTED FOR UNDERGRADUATE COURSES AT STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
BILL: SB913
Sponsor: Salmon
TO PROVIDE HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS.
BILL: SB876
Sponsor: D. Wyatt
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SAFETY COMMUNICATIONS ACT OF 1985 AND TO INCREASE RATES.
Tuesday, March 24, 2009
BILL: SB876
Sponsor: D. Wyatt
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SAFETY COMMUNICATIONS ACT OF 1985 AND TO INCREASE RATES.
Monday, March 23, 2009
BILL: HB1881
Sponsor: Wells
TO AMEND THE FAIR MORTGAGE LENDING ACT, 23-39-501 ET SEQ.; TO REVISE BONDING, REPORTING, RECORDS, PROHIBITED ACTIVITIES, PENALTIES, AND OTHER PROVISIONS OF THE ACT.
Thursday, March 19, 2009
BILL: HB2076
Sponsor: Webb
AN ACT TO AMEND THE NONPROFIT INCENTIVE ACT OF 2007.
BILL: HB1694
Sponsor: Hyde
THE ARKANSAS APPRAISAL MANAGEMENT COMPANY REGISTRATION ACT.
BILL: SB940
Sponsor: Elliott
AN ACT TO REQUIRE HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR CRANIOFACIAL RECONSTRUCTION UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS.
Wednesday, March 18, 2009
BILL: HB1904
Sponsor: McCrary
TO ENSURE INSURANCE PROTECTION FOR RAILROAD EMPLOYEES TRANSPORTED BY CONTRACT CARRIERS.
BILL: HB2247
Sponsor: Maloch
TO CODIFY THE DUTY AND THE OBLIGATION OF A MINERAL LESSEE TO A MINERAL LESSOR AND TO ALLOW THE PARTIES TO AN OIL AND GAS LEASE TO STIPULATE THE PRUDENT OPERATOR STANDARD.
BILL: HB2247
Sponsor: Maloch
TO CODIFY THE DUTY AND THE OBLIGATION OF A MINERAL LESSEE TO A MINERAL LESSOR AND TO ALLOW THE PARTIES TO AN OIL AND GAS LEASE TO STIPULATE THE PRUDENT OPERATOR STANDARD.
BILL: SB806
Sponsor: T. Smith
TO ENACT THE STATE INSURANCE DEPARTMENT GENERAL OMNIBUS BILL TO UPDATE AND MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO THE ARKANSAS INSURANCE LAWS AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY FOR SECTION 20 OF THIS ACT.
Tuesday, March 17, 2009
BILL: HB1979
Sponsor: J. Edwards
TO ALLOW ELECTRONIC FUNDS TRANSFERS BY CERTAIN WATER SYSTEMS FOR PAYMENT OF DEBTS.
BILL: HB1712
Sponsor: Williams
TO AUTHORIZE ELECTRIC UTILITIES TO RECOVER THE COST OF RESTORATION OF DAMAGES CAUSED BY STORMS AND RELATED PERILS THROUGH SECURITIZATION OF SUCH STORM RESTORATION AND RELATED COSTS.
BILL: SB876
Sponsor: D. Wyatt
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SAFETY COMMUNICATIONS ACT OF 1985 AND TO INCREASE RATES.
Monday, March 16, 2009
BILL: HB2046
Sponsor: Wells
CONCERNING WRITTEN CONTRACTS FOR THE SOLICITATION OF ADVERTISING.
BILL: HB1948
Sponsor: J. Brown
CONCERNING EXEMPTIONS FROM THE JURISDICTION OF THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION WITH REGARD TO LOANS MADE OR GUARANTEED BY CERTAIN LISTED ENTITIES.
BILL: HB1944
Sponsor: Hyde
TO CLARIFY LANGUAGE REGARDING INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTS.
Thursday, March 12, 2009
BILL: SB460
Sponsor: P. Malone
AN ACT REGARDING STATE FUNDED PHARMACY BENEFIT PLANS.
BILL: HB2247
Sponsor: Maloch
TO CODIFY THE DUTY AND THE OBLIGATION OF A MINERAL LESSEE TO A MINERAL LESSOR AND TO ALLOW THE PARTIES TO AN OIL AND GAS LEASE TO STIPULATE THE PRUDENT OPERATOR STANDARD.
BILL: HB2112
Sponsor: Hawkins
TO BROADEN THE INSURANCE COMMISSIONER'S CEASE AND DESIST POWERS.
BILL: HB1936
Sponsor: Hyde
TO PROHIBIT ABUSES IN THE REPLACEMENT OF LIFE INSURANCE.
BILL: HB1916
Sponsor: Hawkins
TO INCLUDE SPECIFIED DISEASE, HOSPITAL INDEMNITY, OR OTHER LIMITED BENEFIT HEALTH INSURANCE POLICIES AND TO REVISE PROCEDURES FOR DETERMINING PREMIUM RATES FOR A CLOSED BLOCK OF BUSINESS.
BILL: HB1912
Sponsor: Hardy
TO REQUIRE GROUP ACCIDENT AND HEALTH INSURANCE ASSOCIATIONS TO REGISTER WITH THE INSURANCE COMMISSIONER.
BILL: HCR1020
Sponsor: Blount
TO ENCOURAGE MORTGAGE LENDERS TO IMPOSE A NINETY-DAY MORATORIUM ON ALL RESIDENTIAL FORECLOSURE ACTIONS IN THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
Wednesday, March 11, 2009
BILL: HB1917
Sponsor: Hawkins
TO PROHIBIT UNFAIR METHODS OF COMPETITION AND UNFAIR OR DECEPTIVE TRADE PRACTICES BY SELLERS OF PREPAID FUNERAL BENEFITS CONTRACTS.
Monday, March 9, 2009
BILL: SB1004
Sponsor: Bookout
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS FOR FUNERAL DIRECTORS.
BILL: SB994
Sponsor: R. Thompson
AN ACT TO CLARIFY THE LAW REGARDING PAYMENTS BY PHARMACY BENEFITS MANAGERS FOR PHARMACISTS' SERVICES.
BILL: SB992
Sponsor: Salmon
TO REGULATE THE ARBITRATION OR OTHER RESOLUTION OF CREDIT CARD DISPUTES.
BILL: HB1898
Sponsor: Hawkins
TO REQUIRE THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION TO PERMIT STORM COST RESERVE ACCOUNTING FOR ELECTRIC PUBLIC UTILITIES WHEN REQUESTED.
BILL: HB1883
Sponsor: Wells
TO UPDATE AND MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO THE ARKANSAS SECURITIES ACT, § 23-42-101 ET SEQ.
BILL: HB1882
Sponsor: Wells
TO REPEAL ARKANSAS CODE § 23-37-511 CONCERNING THE ASSIGNMENT OF SAVINGS ACCOUNTS IN LIEU OF POSTING BOND.
BILL: HB1880
Sponsor: Wells
TO ALLOW THE SECURITIES COMMISSIONER TO SET BOND REQUIREMENTS FOR THE COMMISSIONER'S LICENSEES.
BILL: HB1877
Sponsor: Wells
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS SECURITIES ACT, § 23-42-101 ET SEQ., AND TO REGULATE SECURITIES LAW ADMINISTRATION, REGISTRATION, SANCTIONS, BOND REQUIREMENTS, AND EXAMINATION FEES.
BILL: HB1700
Sponsor: Moore
THE ARKIDS FIRST IMPROVEMENT ACT.
BILL: HB1876
Sponsor: Wells
TO REPEAL THE INVESTOR PROTECTION TAKEOVER ACT, § 23-43-101 et seq.
BILL: SB972
Sponsor: D. Johnson
TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO CERTAIN BUSINESS ENTITY STATUTES AND THE MODEL REGISTERED AGENTS ACT CONCERNING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF DESIGNATED OFFICES AND SERVICE UPON A FOREIGN ENTITY.
BILL: SB954
Sponsor: Bookout
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING DISTRICTS WITHIN COUNTIES AND MUNICIPALITIES FOR DEVELOPMENT AND REDEVELOPMENT PROJECTS.
BILL: SB940
Sponsor: Elliott
AN ACT TO REQUIRE HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR CRANIOFACIAL RECONSTRUCTION UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS.
BILL: SB932
Sponsor: P. Malone
AN ACT TO REVISE THE CAP ON REIMBURSEMENT TO VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENTS FOR SERVICES PROVIDED.
BILL: SB931
Sponsor: Madison
TO ESTABLISH POLICIES ADDRESSING THE SELECTION AND USE OF TEXTBOOKS AND COURSE MATERIALS AT STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
BILL: SB930
Sponsor: Madison
TO REQUIRE THE REPORTING AND PUBLICATION OF HIGHER EDUCATION COSTS FOR TEXTBOOKS AND COURSE MATERIALS.
BILL: SB929
Sponsor: Madison
TO PROMOTE PROMPT NOTICE OF TEXTBOOKS AND COURSE MATERIALS SELECTED FOR UNDERGRADUATE COURSES AT STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
BILL: SB913
Sponsor: Salmon
TO PROVIDE HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS.
BILL: SB878
Sponsor: G. Jeffress
TO ADD A LAY MEMBER TO THE PROFESSIONAL BAIL BONDSMAN LICENSING BOARD.
BILL: SB876
Sponsor: D. Wyatt
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SAFETY COMMUNICATIONS ACT OF 1985 AND TO INCREASE RATES.
BILL: SB869
Sponsor: J. Jeffress
AN ACT TO REGULATE THE LICENSING, EDUCATION, AND LICENSE TRANSFERS OF BAIL BONDSMAN.
BILL: SB218
Sponsor: Altes
TO EXEMPT THE CASH SURRENDER VALUE OF A LIFE INSURANCE POLICY FROM THE CLAIMS OF CREDITORS.
Thursday, March 5, 2009
BILL: HB1622
Sponsor: Overbey
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE § 18-15-301 AND TO MODIFY THE PROCEDURES CONCERNING A CERTIFICATE OF CONVENIENCE AND NECESSITY FOR MUNICIPALLY OWNED ELECTRIC UTILITIES FROM THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION.
BILL: HB1607
Sponsor: Dunn
TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO § 4-115-101 ET SEQ., CONCERNING THE REGULATION OF CREDIT CARD PROCESSING SERVICES.
BILL: HB1544
Sponsor: Harrelson
TO ENACT THE UNIFORM LIMITED COOPERATIVE ASSOCIATION ACT (2007).
BILL: HB1500
Sponsor: G. Smith
TO INCREASE PENALTIES UNDER THE ARKANSAS APPRAISER LICENSING AND CERTIFICATION ACT AND TO PROHIBIT IMPROPERLY INFLUENCING AN APPRAISER.
BILL: HB1474
Sponsor: L. Smith
TO PROHIBIT UNFAIR DISCRIMINATION IN THE INSURANCE OF VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC ABUSE.
BILL: SB837
Sponsor: Luker
CONCERNING THE EMERGENCY ARKANSAS RESIDENT HOMEOWNERS LOAN EQUALIZATION ACT OF 2009.
BILL: SB809
Sponsor: Horn
TO AMEND AND MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES TO THE RURAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COOPERATIVE ACT, 23-17-201 ET SEQ.
BILL: SB808
Sponsor: Horn
TO ENCOURAGE INVESTMENT IN TELECOMMUNICATIONS FACILITIES IN RURAL AREAS, TO ASSIST LOW INCOME TELECOMMUNICATIONS CUSTOMERS, AND TO PROVIDE AN EMERGENCY EFFECTIVE DATE.
BILL: SB806
Sponsor: T. Smith
TO ENACT THE STATE INSURANCE DEPARTMENT GENERAL OMNIBUS BILL TO UPDATE AND MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO THE ARKANSAS INSURANCE LAWS AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY FOR SECTION 20 OF THIS ACT.
Wednesday, March 4, 2009
BILL: SB795
Sponsor: Miller
ACT CONCERNING CONTRACTS FOR THE SALE OF REAL PROPERTY.
Tuesday, March 3, 2009
BILL: HB1462
Sponsor: J. Edwards
TO ALLOW THE MERGER OR CONVERSION OF ANY FORM OF A BUSINESS ENTITY INTO ANY OTHER BUSINESS ENTITY.
BILL: SB777
Sponsor: Madison
TO PROMOTE COMPETITION AMONG BOOKSTORES AT STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
Monday, March 2, 2009
BILL: SB663
Sponsor: Horn
TO PROVIDE AN ALTERNATIVE PROCEDURE FOR MODIFYING THE RATES AND CHARGES OF A GENERATION AND TRANSMISSION COOPERATIVE AND A MEMBER COOPERATIVE.
BILL: SB357
Sponsor: Bookout
TO ALLOW UPON CERTAIN CONDITIONS A VENDOR TO REPORT MOTOR VEHICLE INSURANCE POLICIES AND POLICY CANCELLATIONS.
Thursday, February 26, 2009
BILL: HB1359
Sponsor: Sample
AN ACT TO INCREASE THE AMOUNTS FOR THE SURETY BOND AND CERTIFICATE OF INSURANCE TO BE POSTED WITH THE STATE PLANT BOARD FOR APPLICANTS FOR A TERMITE AND OTHER HOUSEHOLD PESTS LICENSE.
BILL: SB584
Sponsor: Broadway
THE ENERGY COST SAVINGS PROJECTS FINANCING ACT OF 2009.
Wednesday, February 25, 2009
BILL: SB460
Sponsor: P. Malone
AN ACT REGARDING STATE FUNDED PHARMACY BENEFIT PLANS.
Tuesday, February 24, 2009
BILL: HB1362
Sponsor: M. Burris
AN ACT TO CLARIFY THE LAW REGARDING WORKERS' COMPENSATION PAYMENTS THAT RESULTED FROM INITIATED ACT 4 of 1948 AND TO ENSURE THAT LICENSED CONTRACTORS OBTAIN AND MAINTAIN WORKERS' COMPENSATION INSURANCE.
BILL: SB460
Sponsor: P. Malone
AN ACT REGARDING STATE FUNDED PHARMACY BENEFIT PLANS.
Monday, February 23, 2009
BILL: SB454
Sponsor: Madison
TO CLARIFY THE LAW CONCERNING SECURITY DEPOSITS FOR THE LEASE OF RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY.
BILL: SB450
Sponsor: J. Key
TO AMEND THE UNIFORM MONEY SERVICES ACT, § 23-55-101 ET SEQ.
Tuesday, February 17, 2009
BILL: SB396
Sponsor: Elliott
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS HOUSING TRUST FUND.
BILL: HB1431
Sponsor: L. Cowling
TO CHANGE THE SUBMISSION DATE FOR THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION'S ANNUAL REPORT TO THE GOVERNOR TO THE MONTH OF JUNE.
BILL: HB1433
Sponsor: Maloch
TO AUTHORIZE THE BANK COMMISSIONER TO TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTIONS TO DEAL WITH EMERGENCIES.
Monday, February 16, 2009
TO INCREASE IDENTITY THEFT PROTECTION; TO PERMIT PLACEMENT OF A SECURITY FREEZE PRIOR TO BECOMING A VICTIM OF IDENTITY THEFT; AND TO REDUCE THE FEES CHARGED FOR THE PLACEMENT, REMOVAL, OR TEMPORARY LIFTING OF A SECURITY FREEZE.
Thursday, February 12, 2009
BILL: HB1410
Sponsor: Hoyt
TO CLARIFY THE DEFINITION OF CASUALTY INSURANCE TO INCLUDE MORTGAGE LIEN PROTECTION.
BILL: HB1363
Sponsor: M. Burris
AN ACT TO CLARIFY STANDARDS FOR INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR CANCER AND OTHER MEDICATIONS AND TO PROVIDE DISCRETION IN THE CHOICE OF STANDARDS.
BILL: SB357
Sponsor: Bookout
TO ALLOW UPON CERTAIN CONDITIONS A VENDOR TO REPORT MOTOR VEHICLE INSURANCE POLICIES AND POLICY CANCELLATIONS.
Monday, February 9, 2009
BILL: SB54
Sponsor: J. Jeffress
TO CLARIFY THE RIGHTS OF PARTIES TO JEWELRY THAT IS UNCLAIMED FOR MORE THAN ONE YEAR BY ITS OWNER OR CONSIGNOR.
Thursday, February 5, 2009
BILL: SB318
Sponsor: Bookout
CONCERNING LICENSE FEES FOR BURIAL ASSOCIATIONS.
Wednesday, January 28, 2009
BILL: SB254
Sponsor: D. Johnson
TO ENACT THE UNIFORM PRUDENT MANAGEMENT OF INSTITUTIONAL FUNDS ACT (2006).
Monday, January 26, 2009
BILL: SB53
Sponsor: T. Smith
TO MAKE THE INSURANCE COMMISSIONER SERVE AT THE PLEASURE OF THE GOVERNOR.
BILL: SB221
Sponsor: Laverty
TO INCREASE THE INSURANCE PREMIUM TAX.
BILL: SB218
Sponsor: Altes
TO EXEMPT THE CASH SURRENDER VALUE OF A LIFE INSURANCE POLICY FROM THE CLAIMS OF CREDITORS.
BILL: SB208
Sponsor: Bookout
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE § 23-17-405 TO ALLOW AN ELIGIBLE TELECOMMUNICATIONS CARRIER TO USE ADDITIONAL METHODS TO PROVIDE UNIVERSAL SERVICES.
Thursday, January 22, 2009
BILL: HB1117
Sponsor: Maloch
TO ESTABLISH THE 2008 HOUSING ACT VOLUME CAP.
BILL: SB133
Sponsor: T. Smith
TO AMEND THE PUBLIC ACCOUNTANCY ACT OF 1975.
Wednesday, January 14, 2009
BILL: SB80
Sponsor: D. Johnson
TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS NONPROFIT CORPORATION ACT OF 1993.
BILL: SB69
Sponsor: Madison
AN ACT TO MAKE VARIOUS CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 23 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE OF 1987 ANNOTATED.
Tuesday, January 13, 2009
BILL: SB54
Sponsor: J. Jeffress
TO CLARIFY THE RIGHTS OF PARTIES TO JEWELRY THAT IS UNCLAIMED FOR MORE THAN ONE YEAR BY ITS OWNER OR CONSIGNOR.
BILL: SB53
Sponsor: T. Smith
TO MAKE THE INSURANCE COMMISSIONER SERVE AT THE PLEASURE OF THE GOVERNOR.
Monday, January 12, 2009
BILL: SB32
Sponsor: T. Smith
TO REQUIRE A CHECK FOR MOTOR VEHICLE INSURANCE PROCEEDS TO INCLUDE THE HOLDER OF A LIEN UPON THE MOTOR VEHICLE AS A PAYEE OF THE CHECK.
BILL: SB16
Sponsor: J. Jeffress
AN ACT CONCERNING LETTERS OF CREDIT OR CERTIFICATES OF DEPOSIT FILED WITH THE PROFESSIONAL BAIL BOND COMPANY AND PROFESSIONAL BAIL BONDSMAN LICENSING BOARD.