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INSURANCE & COMMERCE- HOUSE


Bills Referred


Bill Number Bill Subtitle Sponsor
Monday, March 30, 2015
SB943 TO IMPROVE THE LEVEL OF INSURANCE FOR HEALTH CARE IN ARKANSAS; AND TO REQUIRE THAT HEALTH INSURANCE INFORMATION REGARDING THE HEALTH CARE INDEPENDENCE PROGRAM BE PROVIDED TO ENROLLEES OF THE HEALTH CARE INDEPENDENCE PROGRAM. Elliott Status
Friday, March 27, 2015
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
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
HB1562 TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE LAW REGARDING MASSAGE THERAPISTS. D. Meeks Status
Thursday, March 26, 2015
HB1894 TO REGULATE AN INSURER THAT OFFERS VISION CARE PLANS; AND TO ESTABLISH THE VISION CARE PLAN ACT OF 2015. Vines Status
SB984 TO AMEND SECTIONS OF THE LAW REGARDING THE DUTIES OF THE OFFICE OF HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY. J. Woods Status
SB934 TO IMPROVE THE INSURANCE PANEL PARTICIPATION PROCESS FOR HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS. Bledsoe Status
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
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
SB881 TO MODIFY THE FINANCIAL AND REGULATORY INSURANCE LAWS IN THIS STATE. Rapert Status
SB956 TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS HEALTHCARE TRANSPARENCY INITIATIVE OF 2015; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. D. Sanders Status
SB769 TO AMEND THE PROPERTY AND CASUALTY LAW. Rapert Status
Tuesday, March 24, 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
SB488 TO PROHIBIT ENFORCEMENT OF CERTAIN PROVISIONS IN CONSTRUCTION AGREEMENTS AND CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTS. Rapert Status
Monday, March 23, 2015
SB542 TO MODIFY THE RESPONSIBILITIES OF A PHARMACY BENEFITS MANAGER AND PATIENT RIGHTS REGARDING PAYMENT FOR PHARMACISTS SERVICES. Rapert Status
SB318 TO ESTABLISH THE PRIOR AUTHORIZATION TRANSPARENCY ACT; AND TO ENSURE TRANSPARENCY IN USE OF PRIOR AUTHORIZATIONS FOR MEDICAL TREATMENT. Irvin Status
Thursday, March 19, 2015
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
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
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
SB768 TO ESTABLISH THE UNCLAIMED LIFE INSURANCE BENEFITS ACT. Rapert Status
SB727 TO MODIFY THE REGULATION OF PUBLIC UTILITIES BY THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. Rice Status
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
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
SB1044 TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS WIRELESS INFORMATION NETWORK FUND. Hester Status
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
HB1926 TO INCREASE THE INSURANCE REIMBURSEMENT RATE FOR CERTIFIED NURSE PRACTITIONERS. Hammer Status
HB1914 CONCERNING THE PROVISION OF PUBLIC UTILITY SERVICE TO CONSUMERS; AND TO AUTHORIZE ELECTRIC UTILITIES TO PROVIDE PREPAID ENERGY PROGRAMS. K. Ferguson Status
HB1847 TO PROHIBIT A HEALTH CARRIER FROM DENYING COVERAGE FOR HEALTHCARE SERVICES DUE TO AN INJURY SUSTAINED BY AN INSURED WHILE THE INSURED IS UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL OR A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE. D. Ferguson 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
HB1693 TO AMEND LAWS CONCERNING PRIVATE INVESTIGATORS AND PRIVATE SECURITY AGENCIES; AND TO CLARIFY INSURANCE REQUIREMENTS AND THE AUTHORITY TO OPERATE AS A GUARD COMPANY IN AN INDIVIDUAL CAPACITY. Tucker Status
HB1668 TO REGULATE COLLECTION ACTIVITIES AND THE PRACTICES OF COLLECTION AGENCIES. D. Douglas 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
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
SB882 TO REGULATE CONSUMER LAWSUIT LENDING. Rapert Status
SB701 TO LIMIT FINANCIAL PENALTIES ON PHYSICIANS IN ALTERNATIVE PAYMENT SYSTEMS. Irvin Status
Monday, March 16, 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
Friday, March 13, 2015
HB1875 TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING MUNICIPAL AUTHORITY OVER CERTAIN PROVIDERS. Johnson Status
HB1655 TO REFORM RATE MAKING OF PUBLIC UTILITIES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. Collins Status
Thursday, March 12, 2015
SB726 TO PROMOTE FAIR AND EQUITABLE ALLOCATION OF LIABILITY IN CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTS. Files Status
HB1638 TO AMEND THE FIRE PREVENTION ACT; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING FIRE PREVENTION. Baine Status
SB487 TO MODIFY THE DEFINITION OF A THIRD-PARTY ADMINISTRATOR USED BY MULTIPLE EMPLOYER TRUSTS AND SELF-INSURED PLANS. Rapert Status
HB1455 TO MODIFY THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE ARKANSAS APPRAISER LICENSING AND CERTIFICATION BOARD; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. Boyd Status
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
SB826 CONCERNING THE ELIGIBILITY OF CERTAIN RETIREES TO CONTINUE COVERAGE IN THE STATE AND PUBLIC SCHOOL LIFE AND HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM. J. Hendren Status
SB822 TO MODIFY THE DEFINITION OF "DEPENDENT" UNDER 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
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
SB727 TO MODIFY THE REGULATION OF PUBLIC UTILITIES BY THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. Rice Status
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
SB667 TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE NECESSARY AUTHORIZATION OF A PUBLIC UTILITY'S EVIDENCE OF INDEBTEDNESS. D. Sanders Status
SB796 TO AMEND THE FIRE PREVENTION ACT CONCERNING SECURITY DEVICES. J. Woods Status
SB755 TO IMPROVE INTRASTATE COMMERCE; TO REGULATE THE PRACTICES OF THE MOTOR CARRIER INDUSTRY; TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. J. Woods Status
SB466 TO REQUIRE A HEALTH BENEFIT PLAN TO DISCLOSE CERTAIN DRUG FORMULARY INFORMATION. Irvin Status
HB1931 CONCERNING EFFECTS OF TRANSFER OF STRUCTURED SETTLEMENT PAYMENT RIGHTS UNDER THE STRUCTURED SETTLEMENT PROTECTION ACT. Leding Status
HB1907 TO REQUIRE THAT THE SUBROGATION AND REIMBURSEMENT RIGHTS OF PARTIES TO AN INSURANCE CONTRACT ARE TO BE DEFINED BY THE CONTRACT; TO CLARIFY WHEN AN INSURED IS MADE WHOLE. Neal Status
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
HB1894 TO REGULATE AN INSURER THAT OFFERS VISION CARE PLANS; AND TO ESTABLISH THE VISION CARE PLAN ACT OF 2015. Vines Status
Monday, March 9, 2015
HB1809 TO INCREASE FAIRNESS IN EMINENT DOMAIN PROCEEDINGS FOR A PROPERTY OWNER. C. Douglas Status
HB1870 TO PROTECT THE PROPERTY RIGHTS OF CITIZENS; TO PREVENT THE ABUSE OF THE POWER OF EMINENT DOMAIN BY PRIVATE PIPELINE COMPANIES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. Sabin Status
HB1824 TO PROHIBIT THE USE OF AN ALL PRODUCTS CLAUSE IN A HEALTHCARE PROVIDER CONTRACT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. Magie Status
HB1814 TO REFORM RESIDENTIAL EVICTION PROCEDURES BY REPEALING THE STATUTE AUTHORIZING CRIMINAL PENALTIES FOR FAILURE TO PAY RENT. Love Status
HB1798 TO REQUIRE THAT THE RATES OF A PUBLIC UTILITY FOR POLE ATTACHMENTS BE REASONABLE AND UNIFORM; TO PROMOTE FURTHER BROADBAND DEPLOYMENT EFFORTS IN THE STATE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. Wright Status
HB1797 TO REGULATE PREPAID FUNERAL BENEFITS CONTRACTS UNDER THE ARKANSAS PREPAID FUNERAL BENEFITS LAW. Wright Status
Friday, March 6, 2015
HB1715 TO REVISE HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR MEDICALLY NECESSARY FOODS. J. Mayberry Status
Wednesday, March 4, 2015
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
HB1642 TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS SAVINGS PROMOTION ACT. Murdock Status
HB1641 TO REVISE THE USAGE FEE LIMITATION AT CUSTOMER-BANK COMMUNICATION TERMINALS. Murdock Status
HB1632 TO REGULATE INSURANCE CLAIM PRACTICES INVOLVING DOMESTIC ABUSE. C. Douglas Status
Tuesday, March 3, 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
HB1584 TO REVISE THE REQUIREMENTS FOR PAYABLE ON DEATH DEPOSIT ACCOUNTS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. Gossage Status
Monday, March 2, 2015
SB487 TO MODIFY THE DEFINITION OF A THIRD-PARTY ADMINISTRATOR USED BY MULTIPLE EMPLOYER TRUSTS AND SELF-INSURED PLANS. Rapert 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
Friday, February 27, 2015
HB1504 CONCERNING CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS FOR REAL ESTATE LICENSEES. Rushing Status
HB1492 TO REPEAL THE ARKANSAS HEALTH INSURANCE MARKETPLACE ACT; TO REPEAL THE ARKANSAS HEALTH INSURANCE MARKETPLACE LEGISLATIVE OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE; AND TO AMEND CERTAIN LAWS REFERRING TO THE ARKANSAS HEALTH INSURANCE MARKETPLACE. Bentley Status
Thursday, February 26, 2015
HB1486 TO CLARIFY THE OBLIGATIONS OF RESIDENTIAL LANDLORDS AND RESIDENTIAL TENANTS; AND TO REQUIRE MINIMUM HABITABILITY STANDARDS FOR TENANTS OF RESIDENTIAL REAL PROPERTY. Leding Status
HB1455 TO MODIFY THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE ARKANSAS APPRAISER LICENSING AND CERTIFICATION BOARD; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. Boyd Status
Wednesday, February 25, 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
SB181 TO REGULATE FOUNDATION REPAIR CONTRACTS. E. Williams Status
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
HMR1003 TO HONOR THE MEMORY OF BEVERLY LOWNES CARTER. Rushing Status
HR1026 TO SUPPORT AND PROMOTE REALTOR SAFETY AWARENESS. Rushing Status
Thursday, February 19, 2015
HB1417 TO MODIFY COVERAGE FOR CRANIOFACIAL ANOMALY RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY. Womack Status
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
HB1404 TO REGULATE SELF-SERVICE STORAGE FACILITIES; TO ALLOW AN OPERATOR TO REMOVE MOTORIZED PERSONAL PROPERTY IF AN OCCUPANT IS IN DEFAULT. McNair Status
Wednesday, February 11, 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
Monday, February 9, 2015
SB219 TO ENACT THE STATE INSURANCE DEPARTMENT'S GENERAL OMNIBUS BILL. Rapert Status
HB1315 TO BE KNOWN AS THE "KELSEY SMITH ACT"; TO REQUIRE CERTAIN COMMUNICATIONS CARRIERS TO COOPERATE WITH A CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES. Petty Status
Friday, February 6, 2015
HB1281 TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS PROPANE COUNCIL FOR THE PROMOTION OF THE PROPANE INDUSTRY IN ARKANSAS; AND TO CREATE A REFERENDUM. Richey Status
Wednesday, February 4, 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
Tuesday, February 3, 2015
HB1244 TO CLARIFY THE REAL ESTATE LICENSE LAW, THE DEFINITION OF "PRINCIPAL BROKER", AND CERTAIN REAL ESTATE LICENSE EXEMPTIONS. Rushing Status
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
HB1191 TO CLARIFY THE REGULATION OF RATES AND CHARGES UNDER THE ENERGY CONSERVATION ENDORSEMENT ACT OF 1977. Collins Status
HB1189 TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ACCOUNTANTS. Hillman Status
HB1186 TO REGULATE AIRCRAFT INSURANCE PRACTICES AND TO MODIFY THE DEFINITION OF "CASUALTY INSURANCE" UNDER THE INSURANCE LAWS OF ARKANSAS. Leding Status
Monday, January 26, 2015
HB1161 TO EXEMPT A CONCIERGE SERVICE ARRANGEMENT FROM THE INSURANCE LAWS OF ARKANSAS. Hammer Status
Monday, January 12, 2015
HB1053 CONCERNING MORTGAGE ASSIGNMENTS AND MORTGAGE RELEASES. C. Fite Status
HB1004 TO REQUIRE ELECTRIC UTILITIES TO COMPENSATE NET-METERING CUSTOMERS FOR NET EXCESS GENERATION CREDITS IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES. S. Meeks Status