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INSURANCE & COMMERCE - SENATE


Archive of Bills Referred


Bill Number Bill Subtitle Sponsor
Monday, March 30, 2015
HB1529 TO CREATE THE SUCCESSOR CORPORATION ASBESTOS-RELATED LIABILITY FAIRNESS ACT. Beck Status
Friday, March 27, 2015
HB1544 TO REGULATE THE PRACTICES AND PROCEDURES OF DEALERS IN SECONDHAND GOODS; AND TO HELP THE RIGHTFUL OWNER RECOVER STOLEN PROPERTY. Sullivan Status
HB1668 TO REGULATE COLLECTION ACTIVITIES AND THE PRACTICES OF COLLECTION AGENCIES. D. Douglas Status
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
SB1044 TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS WIRELESS INFORMATION NETWORK FUND. Hester Status
SB727 TO MODIFY THE REGULATION OF PUBLIC UTILITIES BY THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. Rice Status
HB1279 TO MODIFY THE BONDING REQUIREMENTS FOR LOTTERY RETAILERS. Richey Status
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
HB1894 TO REGULATE AN INSURER THAT OFFERS VISION CARE PLANS; AND TO ESTABLISH THE VISION CARE PLAN ACT OF 2015. Vines Status
HB1807 TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS MULTI-AGENCY INSURANCE TRUST FUND ACT; TO PROVIDE FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY THREAT MITIGATION; TO ALLOW FOR ASSESSING AND INSURING RISK CONCERNING CYBERSECURITY; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. C. Douglas Status
SB726 TO PROMOTE FAIR AND EQUITABLE ALLOCATION OF LIABILITY IN CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTS. Files Status
SB881 TO MODIFY THE FINANCIAL AND REGULATORY INSURANCE LAWS IN THIS STATE. Rapert Status
SB769 TO AMEND THE PROPERTY AND CASUALTY LAW. Rapert Status
SB869 TO PROVIDE ENABLING LEGISLATION FOR ENERGY EFFICIENCY PROJECT BONDS ISSUED BY A MUNICIPALITY OR COUNTY; AND TO CREATE THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT ENERGY EFFICIENCY PROJECT BOND ACT. D. Johnson Status
Monday, March 23, 2015
HB1906 TO ALLOW A REVIEW OF A DECISION BY AN ADVISORY ORGANIZATION; AND TO PROVIDE THE AUTHORITY FOR THE STATE FIRE MARSHAL ENFORCEMENT SECTION TO ASSIST THE INSURANCE COMMISSIONER IN REVIEWING RATE FILINGS. Hammer Status
HB1997 TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING RESTRICTIONS ON CURRENT AND FORMER EMPLOYEES. Magie Status
HB1797 TO REGULATE PREPAID FUNERAL BENEFITS CONTRACTS UNDER THE ARKANSAS PREPAID FUNERAL BENEFITS LAW. Wright Status
HB1777 PERMITTING A PROCESS SERVER TO ACCESS CERTAIN UTILITY COMPANY OR UTILITY SYSTEM INFORMATION. Tosh Status
HB1655 TO REFORM RATE MAKING OF PUBLIC UTILITIES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. Collins Status
HB1675 AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE ADDITIONAL LIMITED VENUESFOR THE SALE OF RAFFLE TICKETS BY CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS. Magie Status
HB1638 TO AMEND THE FIRE PREVENTION ACT; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING FIRE PREVENTION. Baine Status
Thursday, March 19, 2015
SB956 TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS HEALTHCARE TRANSPARENCY INITIATIVE OF 2015; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. D. Sanders Status
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
SB949 TO MODIFY THE HEALTH INSURANCE BENEFITS FOR STATE EMPLOYEES AND PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEES; AND TO REGULATE THE STATE AND PUBLIC SCHOOL LIFE AND HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM. E. Cheatham Status
SB488 TO PROHIBIT ENFORCEMENT OF CERTAIN PROVISIONS IN CONSTRUCTION AGREEMENTS AND CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTS. Rapert Status
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
SB487 TO MODIFY THE DEFINITION OF A THIRD-PARTY ADMINISTRATOR USED BY MULTIPLE EMPLOYER TRUSTS AND SELF-INSURED PLANS. Rapert Status
SB181 TO REGULATE FOUNDATION REPAIR CONTRACTS. E. Williams Status
HB1734 TO PROMOTE THE FREE MARKET COMPETITION OF STUDENT COURSE MATERIALS; AND TO PROHIBIT THE COST OF STUDENT COURSE MATERIALS FROM BEING ADDED TO A STUDENT'S BILLING ACCOUNT. Dotson Status
SB980 TO REGULATE THE PRACTICES AND PROCEDURES OF THE STATE AND PUBLIC SCHOOL LIFE AND HEALTH INSURANCE BOARD. Hester Status
SB977 TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING LOCAL 911 SYSTEMS; AMENDING ARKANSAS LAW PERTAINING TO OVERSIGHT, COORDINATION, REPORTING, AND TRAINING OF LOCAL 911 SYSTEMS AND DISPATCHERS. B. Pierce Status
SB828 TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS HEALTH INSURANCE INNOVATION ACT OF 2015; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. D. Sanders Status
SB592 TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING NET METERING; AND TO ALLOW COMMUNITY NET METERING. D. Johnson Status
Monday, March 16, 2015
HB1592 TO CLARIFY REQUIREMENTS FOR OBTAINING A CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC CONVENIENCE AND NECESSITY FROM THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. Beck Status
HB1549 TO ALLOW A BURIAL ASSOCIATION WITH EXCESS ACCOUNT FUNDS TO PAY A MEMBER MORE THAN THE FACE VALUE OF THE BURIAL POLICY. Lowery Status
HB1008 TO REGULATE THE FAIRNESS IN THE BIDDING PRACTICES FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF PUBLICLY FUNDED PROJECTS; AND TO MODIFY THE RETAINAGE LAWS OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS. Murdock Status
SB737 TO PROVIDE SUFFICIENT NOTICE TO REAL PROPERTY OWNERS OF A PROPOSED ROUTE OF A PUBLIC UTILITY. B. King Status
Monday, March 9, 2015
SB1044 TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS WIRELESS INFORMATION NETWORK FUND. Hester Status
SB1035 TO CREATE THE NONLEGISLATIVE COMMISSION ON THE STUDY OF LANDLORD-TENANT EVICTION LAWS; AND TO RECOMMEND FAIR AND BALANCED CHANGES AND DRAFT LEGISLATION TO IMPROVE LANDLORD-TENANT EVICTION LAWS. Hester Status
SB1008 TO MAINTAIN A VIABLE SYSTEM OF HEALTH INSURANCE BENEFITS FOR STATE EMPLOYEES AND FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEES IN THE STATE AND PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEE LIFE AND HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM. J. Hendren Status
SB1004 TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS POLE ATTACHMENT FAIRNESS ACT; AND TO REGULATE THE METHODS USED BY A PUBLIC UTILITY, A TELECOMMUNICATIONS PROVIDER, AND A VIDEO SERVICE PROVIDER TO ACCESS POLES OWNED BY A MUNICIPAL ELECTRIC UTILITY. J. Woods Status
HB1642 TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS SAVINGS PROMOTION ACT. Murdock Status
HB1641 TO REVISE THE USAGE FEE LIMITATION AT CUSTOMER-BANK COMMUNICATION TERMINALS. Murdock Status
HB1584 TO REVISE THE REQUIREMENTS FOR PAYABLE ON DEATH DEPOSIT ACCOUNTS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. Gossage Status
HB1504 CONCERNING CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS FOR REAL ESTATE LICENSEES. Rushing Status
SB1000 TO REDUCE THE THEFT OF MOBILE DEVICES; TO PROTECT THE PRIVACY OF VICTIMS OF THEFTS OF MOBILE DEVICES; AND TO REQUIRE ANTITHEFT FUNCTIONALITY ON MOBILE DEVICES. K. Ingram Status
SB980 TO REGULATE THE PRACTICES AND PROCEDURES OF THE STATE AND PUBLIC SCHOOL LIFE AND HEALTH INSURANCE BOARD. Hester Status
SB977 TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING LOCAL 911 SYSTEMS; AMENDING ARKANSAS LAW PERTAINING TO OVERSIGHT, COORDINATION, REPORTING, AND TRAINING OF LOCAL 911 SYSTEMS AND DISPATCHERS. B. Pierce Status
SB959 TO CREATE THE PROVIDER-PATIENT RELATIONSHIP PROTECTION ACT OF 2015. D. Sanders Status
SB956 TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS HEALTHCARE TRANSPARENCY INITIATIVE OF 2015; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. D. Sanders Status
SB949 TO MODIFY THE HEALTH INSURANCE BENEFITS FOR STATE EMPLOYEES AND PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEES; AND TO REGULATE THE STATE AND PUBLIC SCHOOL LIFE AND HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM. E. Cheatham Status
SB938 TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE FINANCIAL CONDITION OF AN INSURANCE COMPANY. Rice Status
SB937 TO PERMIT THE RELEASE OF A MORTGAGE, DEED OF TRUST OR OTHER LIEN BASED ON AN AFFIDAVIT BY AN ATTORNEY OR A TITLE AGENT THAT THE LIEN HAS BEEN SATISFIED; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. Rice Status
SB936 TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS BROADBAND INFRASTRUCTURE DEPLOYMENT AND MAINTENANCE SECURITY ACT. Rice Status
SB935 TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING CERTIFICATES OF PUBLIC CONVENIENCE AND NECESSITY REQUIRED PRIOR TO UNDERTAKING NEW CONSTRUCTION OR OPERATION OF EQUIPMENT FOR SUPPLYING A PUBLIC SERVICE. Rice Status
SB931 TO TRANSFER THE REGULATION OF TITLE INSURANCE, TITLE INSURANCE AGENCIES, TITLE INSURANCE AGENTS, AND ABSTRACTERS TO THE ARKANSAS LAND TITLE COMMISSION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. J. Hutchinson Status
SB800 TO ENSURE THE SAFETY, RELIABILITY, AND COST-EFFECTIVENESS OF TRANSPORTATION NETWORK COMPANY SERVICES; AND TO PRESERVE AND ENHANCE ACCESS TO TRANSPORTATION OPTIONS FOR THE STATE'S RESIDENTS AND VISITORS. Rapert Status
SB889 TO PROVIDE THAT AN INSURER CANNOT DENY A CLAIM BASED ON THE FACT THAT THE INSURED MOTOR VEHICLE IS STOLEN IF A VALID POLICE REPORT OF THE THEFT OF VEHICLE HAS NOT BEEN FILED. A. Clark Status
SB882 TO REGULATE CONSUMER LAWSUIT LENDING. Rapert Status
SB881 TO MODIFY THE FINANCIAL AND REGULATORY INSURANCE LAWS IN THIS STATE. Rapert Status
SB879 TO PROMOTE EFFECTIVE REGULATION BY THE STATE BOARD OF EMBALMERS AND FUNERAL DIRECTORS; AND TO ENHANCE ADMINISTRATIVE PENALTIES AVAILABLE TO THE STATE BOARD OF EMBALMERS AND FUNERAL DIRECTORS IN ACTIONS FOR UNLICENSED ACTIVITY. Rapert Status
SB869 TO PROVIDE ENABLING LEGISLATION FOR ENERGY EFFICIENCY PROJECT BONDS ISSUED BY A MUNICIPALITY OR COUNTY; AND TO CREATE THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT ENERGY EFFICIENCY PROJECT BOND ACT. D. Johnson Status
SB850 TO REGULATE THE INVESTMENT PRACTICES OF A GUARDIAN OF AN ESTATE; AND TO MODIFY THE UNIFORM VETERANS' GUARDIANSHIP ACT. Caldwell Status
Thursday, March 5, 2015
SB828 TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS HEALTH INSURANCE INNOVATION ACT OF 2015; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. D. Sanders Status
SB822 TO MODIFY THE DEFINITION OF "DEPENDENT" UNDER THE STATE AND PUBLIC SCHOOL LIFE AND HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM. J. Hendren Status
SB824 TO CLARIFY THE PROCEDURE FOR STATE CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE AND PUBLIC SCHOOL LIFE AND HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM; AND TO EXTEND THE STATE AND PUBLIC SCHOOL LIFE AND HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM LEGISLATIVE TASK FORCE. J. Hendren Status
SB826 CONCERNING THE ELIGIBILITY OF CERTAIN RETIREES TO CONTINUE COVERAGE IN THE STATE AND PUBLIC SCHOOL LIFE AND HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM. J. Hendren Status
SB821 TO CLARIFY THE HEALTH INSURANCE BENEFITS FOR STATE AND PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEES. J. Hendren Status
SB542 TO MODIFY THE RESPONSIBILITIES OF A PHARMACY BENEFITS MANAGER AND PATIENT RIGHTS REGARDING PAYMENT FOR PHARMACISTS SERVICES. Rapert Status
Wednesday, March 4, 2015
SB800 TO ENSURE THE SAFETY, RELIABILITY, AND COST-EFFECTIVENESS OF TRANSPORTATION NETWORK COMPANY SERVICES; AND TO PRESERVE AND ENHANCE ACCESS TO TRANSPORTATION OPTIONS FOR THE STATE'S RESIDENTS AND VISITORS. Rapert Status
SB797 CONCERNING THE SALE OF EVENT TICKETS. J. Woods Status
SB796 TO AMEND THE FIRE PREVENTION ACT CONCERNING SECURITY DEVICES. J. Woods Status
SB780 TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS INSURANCE CODE; TO PROVIDE MODERNIZATION OF REGULATION BY THE INSURANCE COMMISSIONER; AND TO REVISE THE TRANSPORTATION NETWORK COMPANY SERVICES ACT. Rapert Status
SB770 TO REGULATE INSURANCE COMPANIES, LICENSEES, AND OTHER INSURANCE-RELATED MATTERS. Rapert Status
SB769 TO AMEND THE PROPERTY AND CASUALTY LAW. Rapert Status
SB768 TO ESTABLISH THE UNCLAIMED LIFE INSURANCE BENEFITS ACT. Rapert Status
SB767 TO REGULATE PREPAID FUNERAL BENEFITS CONTRACTS UNDER THE ARKANSAS PREPAID FUNERAL BENEFITS LAW; TO DEFINE A NONGUARANTEED PREPAID CONTRACT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. Rapert Status
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
SB755 TO IMPROVE INTRASTATE COMMERCE; TO REGULATE THE PRACTICES OF THE MOTOR CARRIER INDUSTRY; TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. J. Woods Status
SB645 TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE AUTHORITY OF THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION; TO ALLOW A PUBLIC UTILITY TO OBTAIN ADDITIONAL PROPERTY OF CERTAIN ENTITIES; AND TO CLARIFY THE IMPACT OF AN EXEMPTION BY A PUBLIC UTILITY. J. Hendren Status
SB542 TO MODIFY THE RESPONSIBILITIES OF A PHARMACY BENEFITS MANAGER AND PATIENT RIGHTS REGARDING PAYMENT FOR PHARMACISTS SERVICES. Rapert Status
Monday, March 2, 2015
SB737 TO PROVIDE SUFFICIENT NOTICE TO REAL PROPERTY OWNERS OF A PROPOSED ROUTE OF A PUBLIC UTILITY. B. King Status
HB1455 TO MODIFY THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE ARKANSAS APPRAISER LICENSING AND CERTIFICATION BOARD; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. Boyd Status
SB727 TO MODIFY THE REGULATION OF PUBLIC UTILITIES BY THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. Rice Status
SB726 TO PROMOTE FAIR AND EQUITABLE ALLOCATION OF LIABILITY IN CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTS. Files Status
SB343 TO PROHIBIT THE ESTABLISHMENT THROUGH STATE LAW OF A STATE-BASED HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGE IN THIS STATE UNDER THE PATIENT PROTECTION AND AFFORDABLE CARE ACT AND THE HEALTH CARE AND EDUCATION RECONCILIATION ACT OF 2010. J. Hendren Status
HB1417 TO MODIFY COVERAGE FOR CRANIOFACIAL ANOMALY RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY. Womack Status
HB1404 TO REGULATE SELF-SERVICE STORAGE FACILITIES; TO ALLOW AN OPERATOR TO REMOVE MOTORIZED PERSONAL PROPERTY IF AN OCCUPANT IS IN DEFAULT. McNair Status
SB667 TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE NECESSARY AUTHORIZATION OF A PUBLIC UTILITY'S EVIDENCE OF INDEBTEDNESS. D. Sanders Status
SB645 TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE AUTHORITY OF THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION; TO ALLOW A PUBLIC UTILITY TO OBTAIN ADDITIONAL PROPERTY OF CERTAIN ENTITIES; AND TO CLARIFY THE IMPACT OF AN EXEMPTION BY A PUBLIC UTILITY. J. Hendren Status
Thursday, February 26, 2015
SB542 TO MODIFY THE RESPONSIBILITIES OF A PHARMACY BENEFITS MANAGER AND PATIENT RIGHTS REGARDING PAYMENT FOR PHARMACISTS SERVICES. Rapert Status
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
SB592 TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING NET METERING; AND TO ALLOW COMMUNITY NET METERING. D. Johnson Status
SB487 TO MODIFY THE DEFINITION OF A THIRD-PARTY ADMINISTRATOR USED BY MULTIPLE EMPLOYER TRUSTS AND SELF-INSURED PLANS. Rapert Status
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
SB542 TO MODIFY THE RESPONSIBILITIES OF A PHARMACY BENEFITS MANAGER AND PATIENT RIGHTS REGARDING PAYMENT FOR PHARMACISTS SERVICES. Rapert Status
SB541 CONCERNING THE REGULATION OF CIVIL PROCEEDING ADVANCE PAYMENT CONTRACTS; AND TO AMEND THE REVENUE CLASSIFICATION LAW AND THE SECURITIES DEPARTMENT FUND. Rapert Status
SB488 TO PROHIBIT ENFORCEMENT OF CERTAIN PROVISIONS IN CONSTRUCTION AGREEMENTS AND CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTS. Rapert Status
SB487 TO MODIFY THE DEFINITION OF A THIRD-PARTY ADMINISTRATOR USED BY MULTIPLE EMPLOYER TRUSTS AND SELF-INSURED PLANS. Rapert Status
Monday, February 23, 2015
SB182 TO REGULATE THE ELIGIBILITY OF CERTAIN RETIREES TO PARTICIPATE IN THE STATE AND PUBLIC SCHOOL LIFE AND HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM. E. Williams Status
Thursday, February 19, 2015
SB219 TO ENACT THE STATE INSURANCE DEPARTMENT'S GENERAL OMNIBUS BILL. Rapert Status
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
HB1244 TO CLARIFY THE REAL ESTATE LICENSE LAW, THE DEFINITION OF "PRINCIPAL BROKER", AND CERTAIN REAL ESTATE LICENSE EXEMPTIONS. Rushing Status
HB1053 CONCERNING MORTGAGE ASSIGNMENTS AND MORTGAGE RELEASES. C. Fite Status
SB392 TO AUTHORIZE THE INSTALLATION AND USE OF DISTRIBUTED GENERATION OF ELECTRICITY; AND TO PROVIDE FOR OVERSIGHT BY THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION. L. Chesterfield Status
Thursday, February 12, 2015
SB356 TO PROVIDE FOR ESCHEATMENT OF A UNITED STATES SAVINGS BOND. Files Status
Monday, February 9, 2015
HB1191 TO CLARIFY THE REGULATION OF RATES AND CHARGES UNDER THE ENERGY CONSERVATION ENDORSEMENT ACT OF 1977. Collins Status
HB1161 TO EXEMPT A CONCIERGE SERVICE ARRANGEMENT FROM THE INSURANCE LAWS OF ARKANSAS. Hammer Status
Wednesday, February 4, 2015
SB220 TO EXEMPT FROM STATE PROCUREMENT LAWS CONTRACTS FOR THE ACQUISITION OF SERVICES AND COMMODITIES BY A MUNICIPAL UTILITY TO A MILITARY INSTALLATION WITHIN THE STATE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. J. English Status
SB219 TO ENACT THE STATE INSURANCE DEPARTMENT'S GENERAL OMNIBUS BILL. Rapert Status
Tuesday, February 3, 2015
SB181 TO REGULATE FOUNDATION REPAIR CONTRACTS. E. Williams Status
Monday, February 2, 2015
SB197 TO EXEMPT CERTAIN CUSTOMER AND CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE RECORDS OF MUNICIPALLY OWNED UTILITY SYSTEMS FROM DISCLOSURE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. J. Cooper Status
SB182 TO REGULATE THE ELIGIBILITY OF CERTAIN RETIREES TO PARTICIPATE IN THE STATE AND PUBLIC SCHOOL LIFE AND HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM. E. Williams Status
SB181 TO REGULATE FOUNDATION REPAIR CONTRACTS. E. Williams Status