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INSURANCE & COMMERCE - SENATE


Archive of Bills Referred


Bill No.
Bill Subtitle
Sponsor
Wednesday, March 30, 2011
BILL: HB2171
Sponsor: Word
TO CREATE THE NON-LEGISLATIVE COMMISSION ON THE STUDY OF LANDLORD-TENANT LAWS.
TO CREATE THE UNEMPLOYMENT TRUST FUND FINANCING ACT OF 2011 AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
Monday, March 28, 2011
BILL: HB1841
Sponsor: Vines
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING PAWNBROKERS, PRECIOUS METAL DEALER LICENSING, AND THE PURCHASE OF GOLD, SILVER, AND OTHER PRECIOUS METALS.
BILL: HB2143
Sponsor: Hyde
TO AUTHORIZE THE INSURANCE COMMISSIONER TO ENTER INTO AGREEMENTS WITH OTHER JURISDICTIONS TO AID IN THE ADMINISTRATION OF TAXES ON SURPLUS LINES INSURERS AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: HB2085
Sponsor: Hobbs
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE RELATED TO STATUTORY FORECLOSURES.
BILL: HB2033
Sponsor: Vines
TO AMEND THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS REGULATORY REFORM ACT OF 1997
Thursday, March 24, 2011
BILL: HB2202
Sponsor: Sanders
AN ACT TO ENHANCE THE PUBLIC INTEGRITY OF CERTAIN REGULATORY AGENCIES.
BILL: HB1450
Sponsor: Barnett
THE ARKANSAS CARBON DIOXIDE STORAGE ACT.
BILL: HB1738
Sponsor: Ingram
TO PROHIBIT THE DISTRIBUTION OF INSURANCE PREMIUM TAX MONEYS TO INACTIVE FIRE DEPARTMENTS.
Wednesday, March 23, 2011
BILL: SB938
Sponsor: Teague
TO ESTABLISH A REGULATORY SCHEDULE FOR THE SALE OF INSURANCE ON PORTABLE ELECTRONICS.
BILL: SB721
Sponsor: Madison
THE CLEAN ENERGY ACT OF 2011.
BILL: SB516
Sponsor: D. Johnson
TO GRANT THE AUTHORITY FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF ENERGY IMPROVEMENT DISTRICTS THAT WILL FUND LOANS FOR ENERGY EFFICIENCY IMPROVEMENTS AND CLEAN RENEWABLE ENERGY PROJECTS.
Monday, March 21, 2011
BILL: SB378
Sponsor: Elliott
TO AUTHORIZE PUBLIC ADJUSTING BY PROVIDING INSURANCE CONSUMERS THE RIGHT TO EMPLOY THEIR OWN INSURANCE ADJUSTER.
Thursday, March 17, 2011
BILL: SB720
Sponsor: J. Dismang
TO REGULATE THE ISSUANCE OF A BROKER'S PRICE OPINION BY A REAL ESTATE LICENSEE.
BILL: HB2137
Sponsor: Hyde
TO AMEND THE REQUIREMENTS FOR RESCISSION OF LIFE AND HEALTH INSURANCE POLICIES.
BILL: HB2030
Sponsor: Perry
TO ESTABLISH CONSISTENCY IN THE LAWS CONCERNING SURVEYORS.
BILL: HB1795
Sponsor: Patterson
TO REGULATE EXEMPTIONS OF THE REAL ESTATE LICENSING LAW.
Tuesday, March 15, 2011
BILL: HB1815
Sponsor: Hyde
TO AMEND THE INSURANCE HOLDING COMPANY REGULATORY ACT.
BILL: HB1814
Sponsor: Hyde
TO ENFORCE THE RULE-MAKING AUTHORITY OF THE INSURANCE COMMISSIONER IN THE CONSTRUCTION OF INSURANCE POLICIES.
Monday, March 14, 2011
BILL: HB2016
Sponsor: Ingram
TO CLARIFY THE NOTICE REQUIRED BEFORE FILING A MECHANIC'S OR MATERIALMAN'S LIEN.
BILL: HB1981
Sponsor: J. Edwards
TO CLARIFY AND REGULATE THE FAIR MORTGAGE LENDING ACT.
BILL: HB1813
Sponsor: Hyde
TO AMEND THE REQUIREMENTS FOR ANNUAL FILINGS OF INSURERS TO INCLUDE MARKET CONDUCT ANNUAL STATEMENTS.
BILL: HB1895
Sponsor: Powers
TO AMEND THE UTILITY FACILITY ENVIRONMENTAL AND ECONOMIC PROTECTION ACT; TO CLARIFY REQUIREMENTS FOR MAJOR UTILITY FACILITIES; TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY; AND TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS.
BILL: SB876
Sponsor: Files
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS CLEAN ENERGY DEVELOPMENT ACT TO INCLUDE NATURAL GAS PUBLIC UTILITIES; TO ALLOW BIOFUEL TO SATISFY THE PUBLIC UTILITY'S ENERGY EFFICIENCY OR CONSERVATION GOALS.
Thursday, March 10, 2011
BILL: HB1816
Sponsor: Hyde
TO AMEND THE SURPLUS REQUIREMENT FOR FARMERS' MUTUAL AID ASSOCIATIONS.
BILL: HB1806
Sponsor: Hyde
TO ENACT THE STATE INSURANCE DEPARTMENT’S GENERAL OMNIBUS BILL.
BILL: HB1762
Sponsor: Summers
TO REGULATE THE INVESTMENT OF PUBLIC FUNDS.
BILL: HB1615
Sponsor: Tyler
TO ESTABLISH A REAL ESTATE LICENSEE'S RESPONSIBILITIES DURING A REAL ESTATE RELATIONSHIP.
BILL: SB65
Sponsor: J. Jeffress
AN ACT TO IMPROVE ENROLLMENT OF ARKANSAS CHILDREN IN THE ARKIDS FIRST A AND B MEDICAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS.
BILL: SB66
Sponsor: J. Jeffress
AN ACT TO REQUIRE HEALTH BENEFIT PLANS TO PROVIDE COVERAGE FOR THE TREATMENT OF MORBID OBESITY.
BILL: SB895
Sponsor: E. Williams
TO PROHIBIT INSURERS FROM REQUIRING THE PURCHASE OF LIFE INSURANCE TO OBTAIN HEALTH INSURANCE.
Wednesday, March 9, 2011
BILL: SB876
Sponsor: Files
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS CLEAN ENERGY DEVELOPMENT ACT TO INCLUDE NATURAL GAS PUBLIC UTILITIES; TO ALLOW BIOFUEL TO SATISFY THE PUBLIC UTILITY'S ENERGY EFFICIENCY OR CONSERVATION GOALS.
Tuesday, March 8, 2011
TO REGULATE THE ISSUANCE OF CLOSING PROTECTION LETTERS.
TO CREATE THE UNEMPLOYMENT TRUST FUND FINANCING ACT OF 2011 AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
Monday, March 7, 2011
BILL: SB992
Sponsor: D. Johnson
TO IMPLEMENT THE ENERGY SAVINGS BOND PROVISIONS OF AMENDMENT 89 OF THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION.
REGARDING UNLAWFUL PRODUCT LABELING OR FALSE ADVERTISING.
BILL: SB938
Sponsor: Teague
TO ESTABLISH A REGULATORY SCHEDULE FOR THE SALE OF INSURANCE ON PORTABLE ELECTRONICS.
BILL: SB935
Sponsor: Irvin
TO REQUIRE THE REVIEW AND FUTURE TERMINATION OF CERTAIN INSURANCE MANDATES; AND TO REGULATE INSURANCE MANDATES.
BILL: SB895
Sponsor: E. Williams
TO PROHIBIT INSURERS FROM REQUIRING THE PURCHASE OF LIFE INSURANCE TO OBTAIN HEALTH INSURANCE.
BILL: SB876
Sponsor: Files
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS CLEAN ENERGY DEVELOPMENT ACT TO INCLUDE NATURAL GAS PUBLIC UTILITIES; TO ALLOW BIOFUEL TO SATISFY THE PUBLIC UTILITY'S ENERGY EFFICIENCY OR CONSERVATION GOALS.
BILL: SB860
Sponsor: S. Harrelson
TO REGULATE SHAREHOLDER RIGHTS AND REPRESENTATION ON THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR FAMILY-CONTROLLED ARKANSAS HOLDING COMPANIES THAT ARE REGULATED LIFE INSURANCE COMPANIES; AND TO PROTECT THE RIGHTS OF SHAREHOLDERS.
BILL: SB859
Sponsor: S. Harrelson
TO REQUIRE ADDITIONAL DATA COLLECTION IN THE ANNUAL NONPROFIT REPORT.
TO REGULATE THE CANCELLATION OF CERTAIN INSURANCE POLICIES.
BILL: SB819
Sponsor: J. Jeffress
TO REGULATE THE PRACTICES AND PROCEDURES OF THE ARKANSAS FAIR HOUSING COMMISSION; AND TO PROMOTE FAIR HOUSING PRACTICES.
TO CREATE THE UNEMPLOYMENT TRUST FUND FINANCING ACT OF 2011 AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
Thursday, March 3, 2011
BILL: HB1525
Sponsor: Pierce
TO PRESERVE THE ARKANSAS HIGH COST FUND AND PROMOTE THE EXPANSION OF BROADBAND SERVICES IN RURAL AND HIGH-COST AREAS OF ARKANSAS.
BILL: HB1425
Sponsor: Hickerson
TO REMOVE INSURANCE RESTRICTIONS ON NONCOVERED DENTAL SERVICES AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: SB785
Sponsor: J. Key
TO AMEND THE MONEY SERVICES ACT.
BILL: SB773
Sponsor: M. Lamoureux
TO ENACT THE SMALL LOAN ACT TO HELP UNDERSERVED CONSUMERS OBTAIN CREDIT AND FINANCIAL OPPORTUNITIES.
TO REGULATE INSURANCE CONSULTANT FEES.
BILL: SB755
Sponsor: R. Thompson
TO AMEND THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS REGULATORY REFORM ACT OF 1997.
BILL: SB754
Sponsor: Teague
AN ACT TO CREATE FAIRNESS IN THE APPLICATION OF SERVICE CHARGES TO PREPAID WIRELESS TELEPHONES.
Wednesday, March 2, 2011
DECLARING AN EMERGENCY TO CONFORM CERTAIN STATE BANKING LAWS TO FEDERAL BANKING LAW; TO REGULATE THE ESTABLISHMENT OF BRANCH FACILITIES WITHIN THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND THE UNITED STATES.
TO CREATE THE UNEMPLOYMENT TRUST FUND FINANCING ACT OF 2011 AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
Tuesday, March 1, 2011
BILL: SB721
Sponsor: Madison
THE CLEAN ENERGY ACT OF 2011.
BILL: SB720
Sponsor: J. Dismang
TO REGULATE THE ISSUANCE OF A BROKER'S PRICE OPINION BY A REAL ESTATE LICENSEE.
BILL: SB717
Sponsor: Files
TO REQUIRE CERTAIN LICENSEES OF THE HVACR LICENSING BOARD TO ACQUIRE AND MAINTAIN GENERAL LIABILITY INSURANCE.
Monday, February 28, 2011
BILL: HB1430
Sponsor: Kerr
CONCERNING PRIMARY ADMINISTRATION OF FEDERAL ALLOCATIONS OF PRIVATE ACTIVITY AND GOVERNMENTAL VOLUME CAP AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY.
Thursday, February 24, 2011
BILL: HB1439
Sponsor: Hyde
TO REGULATE COMMERCIAL LIABILITY POLICIES AND PRACTICES.
BILL: HB1416
Sponsor: Allen
AN ACT TO REMOVE THE INTEREST RATE LIMITATION FOR BONDS ISSUED UNDER THE AUTHORITY OF AMENDMENT NO. 62 TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: HB1315
Sponsor: Lindsey
TO PROVIDE HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS.
BILL: SB568
Sponsor: M. Lamoureux
TO AMEND AMENDMENT 89 OF THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION CONCERNING THE INTEREST RATE LIMIT ON LOAN CONTRACTS PURSUANT TO SECTION 11 OF AMENDMENT 89 TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: SB243
Sponsor: Madison
AN ACT TO MAKE VARIOUS CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 4 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE OF 1987 CONCERNING BUSINESS AND COMMERCE.
Wednesday, February 23, 2011
BILL: SB516
Sponsor: D. Johnson
TO GRANT THE AUTHORITY FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF ENERGY IMPROVEMENT DISTRICTS THAT WILL FUND LOANS FOR ENERGY EFFICIENCY IMPROVEMENTS AND CLEAN RENEWABLE ENERGY PROJECTS.
Monday, February 21, 2011
BILL: HB1384
Sponsor: Allen
AN ACT TO IMPROVE THE PROCESS FOR NOTICE OF SALE OF PROPERTY IN DEFAULT OF SELF-STORAGE PAYMENTS.
BILL: HB1354
Sponsor: Vines
TO CLARIFY THE REQUIREMENTS FOR AMENDING COVENANTS RESTRICTING THE USE OR DEVELOPMENT OF REAL PROPERTY.
BILL: HB1244
Sponsor: H. Wilkins
TO REPEAL ARKANSAS CODE 17-19-304.
BILL: SB401
Sponsor: Burnett
TO REVISE THE REAL ESTATE LICENSEE LIEN ACT.
BILL: SB378
Sponsor: Elliott
TO AUTHORIZE PUBLIC ADJUSTING BY PROVIDING INSURANCE CONSUMERS THE RIGHT TO EMPLOY THEIR OWN INSURANCE ADJUSTER.
BILL: SB363
Sponsor: Teague
TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF THE SECURITIES LAWS.
BILL: SB362
Sponsor: Teague
TO CLARIFY THE DEFINITION AND RESIDENCY REQUIREMENTS FOR A “BROKER-DEALER” UNDER THE ARKANSAS SECURITIES ACT; TO ESTABLISH SUPERVISION REQUIREMENTS FOR BROKER-DEALERS AND INVESTMENT ADVISERS; AND TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS
Thursday, February 17, 2011
BILL: HB1388
Sponsor: Vines
TO PROHIBIT CERTAIN TRANSFER FEE COVENANTS.
Tuesday, February 15, 2011
TO REGULATE THE ISSUANCE OF CLOSING PROTECTION LETTERS.
TO CREATE THE UNEMPLOYMENT TRUST FUND FINANCING ACT OF 2011 AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
Monday, February 14, 2011
BILL: SB298
Sponsor: M. Lamoureux
TO PROVIDE THAT BUILDING CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS UNDER ONE HUNDRED TWENTY-FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS DO NOT REQUIRE AN OWNER TO SECURE THE SERVICES OF A LICENSED ARCHITECT.
Monday, February 7, 2011
BILL: SB259
Sponsor: Madison
TO MAKE VARIOUS CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 23 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE OF 1987 CONCERNING PUBLIC UTILITIES AND REGULATED INDUSTRIES.
BILL: SB243
Sponsor: Madison
AN ACT TO MAKE VARIOUS CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 4 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE OF 1987 CONCERNING BUSINESS AND COMMERCE.
Thursday, February 3, 2011
BILL: HB1062
Sponsor: Lovell
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW TO IMPOSE SURCHARGES UPON COMMERCIAL MOBILE RADIO SERVICE PROVIDERS TO SUPPORT THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT FUND AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: SB56
Sponsor: G. Jeffress
REGARDING BAIL BONDSMEN CONTINUING EDUCATION.
Thursday, January 27, 2011
BILL: SB179
Sponsor: J. Dismang
REGARDING THE PROCEDURES OF A HEARING IN FRONT OF THE PROFESSIONAL BAIL BOND COMPANY AND PROFESSIONAL BAIL BONDSMAN LICENSING BOARD.
BILL: SB178
Sponsor: J. Dismang
REGARDING THE ADMINISTRATIVE PENALTY ISSUED BY THE PROFESSIONAL BAIL BOND COMPANY AND PROFESSIONAL BAIL BONDSMAN LICENSING BOARD.
BILL: SB177
Sponsor: J. Dismang
REGARDING UNPAID BOND FORFEITURE JUDGMENT LIMITS.
BILL: SB176
Sponsor: J. Dismang
REGARDING THE NOTICE GIVEN UPON ISSUANCE OF A BAIL BOND LICENSE.
BILL: SB175
Sponsor: J. Dismang
REGARDING THE CARRYING OF A BAIL BOND LICENSE.
BILL: SB65
Sponsor: J. Jeffress
AN ACT TO IMPROVE ENROLLMENT OF ARKANSAS CHILDREN IN THE ARKIDS FIRST A AND B MEDICAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS.
Tuesday, January 18, 2011
BILL: SB66
Sponsor: J. Jeffress
AN ACT TO REQUIRE HEALTH BENEFIT PLANS TO PROVIDE COVERAGE FOR THE TREATMENT OF MORBID OBESITY.
BILL: SB65
Sponsor: J. Jeffress
AN ACT TO IMPROVE ENROLLMENT OF ARKANSAS CHILDREN IN THE ARKIDS FIRST A AND B MEDICAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS.
BILL: SB56
Sponsor: G. Jeffress
REGARDING BAIL BONDSMEN CONTINUING EDUCATION.
BILL: SB45
Sponsor: J. Hutchinson
TO ESTABLISH LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS OF DOMESTIC SURPLUS LINES INSURERS AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
Monday, January 10, 2011
BILL: SB5
Sponsor: D. Johnson
TO ALLOW FOR THE CREATION OF A LOW- PROFIT LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY.