INSURANCE & COMMERCE- HOUSE


Archive of Bills Referred


Bill No.
Bill Subtitle
Sponsor
Monday, April 26, 2021
BILL: HB1012
Sponsor: Rye
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING SCRAP METAL DEALERS; AND TO REQUIRE BUYERS OF USED CATALYTIC CONVERTERS TO MAINTAIN RECORDS.
Rye
Thursday, April 22, 2021
BILL: HB1907
Sponsor: Lowery
TO ENABLE HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS TO MAKE APPROPRIATE BILLING DECISIONS THAT ARE IN THE BEST INTEREST OF PATIENTS; AND TO ESTABLISH THE BILLING IN THE BEST INTEREST OF PATIENTS ACT.
BILL: SB666
Sponsor: B. Ballinger
CONCERNING AN INSURER'S RIGHT TO SUBROGATION AND REIMBURSEMENT FOR MEDICAL AND HOSPITAL BENEFITS.
Wednesday, April 21, 2021
BILL: HB1805
Sponsor: Womack
TO ESTABLISH A PROPERTY OWNER'S RIGHT TO REPAIR ANY DEFECT OR DISREPAIR ON THE PREMISES.
BILL: SB601
Sponsor: J. Dismang
TO REPEAL THE SMALL BUSINESS ENTITY TAX PASS THROUGH ACT; AND TO ESTABLISH THE UNIFORM LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY ACT.
BILL: SB203
Sponsor: Rapert
TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS INSURANCE BUSINESS TRANSFER ACT.
Tuesday, April 20, 2021
BILL: SB664
Sponsor: G. Leding
TO EXEMPT HEALTH SAVINGS ACCOUNT-QUALIFIED HEALTH INSURANCE POLICIES FROM CERTAIN INSURANCE REQUIREMENTS; AND TO CLARIFY THE COVERAGE OF DIAGNOSTIC EXAMINATIONS FOR BREAST CANCER UNDER CERTAIN PLANS.
BILL: SB594
Sponsor: J. Dismang
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS RESIDENTIAL LANDLORD-TENANT ACT OF 2007; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING A CAUSE OF ACTION FOR UNLAWFUL DETAINER AND FORCIBLE ENTRY AND DETAINER.
Thursday, April 15, 2021
BILL: SB587
Sponsor: Teague
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE STATE AND PUBLIC SCHOOL LIFE AND HEALTH INSURANCE BOARD; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
Wednesday, April 14, 2021
BILL: SB602
Sponsor: Irvin
TO MODIFY THE LAW CONCERNING CRANIOFACIAL COVERAGE; TO ESTABLISH WENDELYN'S CRANIOFACIAL LAW — CRANIOFACIAL COVERAGE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: HB1933
Sponsor: Cloud
TO ESTABLISH THE PROTECTION OF MINORS FROM UNFILTERED DEVICES ACT; AND TO CREATE A CAUSE OF ACTION FOR FAILURE TO INSTALL A FILTER ON A DEVICE IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
BILL: HB1926
Sponsor: S. Meeks
CONCERNING THE UNIFORM COMMERCIAL CODE; AND TO CLARIFY CONTROL OF VIRTUAL CURRENCY UNDER THE UNIFORM COMMERCIAL CODE.
BILL: HB1569
Sponsor: Lundstrum
TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS FAIRNESS IN COST SHARING ACT.
Tuesday, April 13, 2021
BILL: SB594
Sponsor: J. Dismang
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS RESIDENTIAL LANDLORD-TENANT ACT OF 2007; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING A CAUSE OF ACTION FOR UNLAWFUL DETAINER AND FORCIBLE ENTRY AND DETAINER.
BILL: SB489
Sponsor: B. Davis
TO AMEND THE FORMULA RATE REVIEW ACT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: SB381
Sponsor: Elliott
CREATING A CAUSE OF ACTION AGAINST A COMMERCIAL WEBSITE OPERATOR THAT POSTS INCORRECT OR INACCURATE BACKGROUND INFORMATION ABOUT A PERSON.
Monday, April 12, 2021
BILL: HB1907
Sponsor: Lowery
TO ENABLE HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS TO MAKE APPROPRIATE BILLING DECISIONS THAT ARE IN THE BEST INTEREST OF PATIENTS; AND TO ESTABLISH THE BILLING IN THE BEST INTEREST OF PATIENTS ACT.
Thursday, April 8, 2021
BILL: HB1243
Sponsor: Lowery
TO MODIFY THE DEFINITION OF "POLICY CANCELLATION"; AND TO CLARIFY THE MINIMUM NOTICE REQUIREMENTS FOR CANCELLATION OF CERTAIN PROPERTY AND CASUALTY POLICIES.
Wednesday, April 7, 2021
BILL: HB1888
Sponsor: S. Meeks
CONCERNING THE CONTROL OF VIRTUAL CURRENCY FOR PURPOSES OF THE UNIFORM COMMERCIAL CODE; AND TO CLARIFY THE RIGHTS OF PURCHASERS WHO OBTAIN CONTROL OF VIRTUAL CURRENCY FOR PURPOSES OF THE UNIFORM COMMERCIAL CODE.
Tuesday, April 6, 2021
BILL: HB1881
Sponsor: M. Gray
TO ESTABLISH THE 340B DRUG PRICING NONDISCRIMINATION ACT.
Wednesday, March 31, 2021
BILL: SB603
Sponsor: Irvin
TO CLARIFY THE LAW CONCERNING A HEALTHCARE INSURER'S CONTRACTING WITH A TEMPORARY HOSPITAL FACILITY; AND TO REGULATE HEALTHCARE CONTRACTS TO REQUIRE GOOD-FAITH COOPERATION.
Monday, March 29, 2021
BILL: SB475
Sponsor: D. Sullivan
TO AMEND THE LAW GOVERNING THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE ARKANSAS DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY; AND TO MODIFY THE MANNER IN WHICH THE AUTHORITY DISTRIBUTES CERTAIN TAX CREDITS AND HIRES CERTAIN PERSONS.
BILL: HB1834
Sponsor: Penzo
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS TIME-SHARE ACT.
Tuesday, March 23, 2021
BILL: HB1824
Sponsor: A. Collins
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING RECORDERS; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE UNIFORM FEE FOR RECORDING INSTRUMENTS.
BILL: HB1804
Sponsor: Evans
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS PHARMACY AUDIT BILL OF RIGHTS; AND TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS PHARMACY BENEFITS MANAGER LICENSURE ACT.
BILL: SB309
Sponsor: Irvin
TO AMEND THE REQUIREMENTS FOR COVERAGE FOR COLORECTAL CANCER SCREENING.
Thursday, March 18, 2021
BILL: HB1805
Sponsor: Womack
TO ESTABLISH A PROPERTY OWNER'S RIGHT TO REPAIR ANY DEFECT OR DISREPAIR ON THE PREMISES.
BILL: HB1802
Sponsor: Lowery
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING UNFAIR PRACTICES RELATED TO RESIDENTIAL REAL ESTATE REPAIR CONTRACTS; AND TO PROHIBIT A PROMISE TO PAY OR TO REBATE AN INSURANCE POLICY DEDUCTIBLE UNDER A RESIDENTIAL REAL ESTATE REPAIR CONTRACT.
BILL: HB1801
Sponsor: Murdock
TO PROHIBIT A CHANGE TO A DESIGNATED OR NAMED BENEFICIARY OF A LIFE INSURANCE POLICY OR ANNUITY CONTRACT THROUGH A WILL.
BILL: HB1798
Sponsor: Clowney
TO REPEAL THE LAW CONCERNING THE OFFENSE OF FAILURE TO VACATE UPON NOTICE.
BILL: HB1787
Sponsor: L. Fite
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS RENEWABLE ENERGY DEVELOPMENT ACT OF 2001; TO MODIFY THE AUTHORITY OF THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION; AND TO MODIFY NET-METERING FACILITIES FOR JUST COMPENSATION TO ARKANSAS CUSTOMERS.
Wednesday, March 17, 2021
BILL: SB511
Sponsor: J. Dismang
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING A BROKER OF A SAVINGS AND LOAN ASSOCIATION; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING FOREIGN SAVINGS AND LOAN ASSOCIATIONS.
BILL: SB470
Sponsor: J. Dismang
TO ESTABLISH THE ONLINE MARKETPLACE CONSUMER INFORM ACT; TO REQUIRE THE DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION BY ONLINE MARKETPLACES TO BETTER INFORM CONSUMERS; TO REGULATE ONLINE MARKETPLACES TO STOP ORGANIZED RETAIL CRIME.
BILL: SB446
Sponsor: Bledsoe
TO CLARIFY THE APPLICABILITY OF STEP THERAPY PROTOCOLS; AND TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF "HEALTH BENEFIT PLAN" TO INCLUDE INDIVIDUAL QUALIFIED HEALTH INSURANCE PLANS.
BILL: SB381
Sponsor: Elliott
CREATING A CAUSE OF ACTION AGAINST A COMMERCIAL WEBSITE OPERATOR THAT POSTS INCORRECT OR INACCURATE BACKGROUND INFORMATION ABOUT A PERSON.
BILL: HB1769
Sponsor: Hawks
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS RESIDENTIAL LANDLORD-TENANT ACT OT 2007; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING A CAUSE OF ACTION FOR UNLAWFUL DETAINER AND FORCIBLE ENTRY AND DETAINER.
BILL: HB1768
Sponsor: Cozart
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE NOTICE OF A LIEN UPON RESIDENTIAL REAL ESTATE; AND TO CLARIFY THE MEANING OF A DIRECT SALE.
Tuesday, March 16, 2021
BILL: HB1747
Sponsor: Underwood
TO AMEND THE EXEMPTIONS FOR LICENSING OF COLLECTION AGENCIES.
Monday, March 15, 2021
BILL: HB1738
Sponsor: Lundstrum
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE STATE AND PUBLIC SCHOOL LIFE AND HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM; TO ENSURE A SUSTAINABLE SYSTEM OF HEALTH BENEFITS FOR STATE EMPLOYEES AND PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: HB1733
Sponsor: Penzo
TO PROVIDE ASSISTANCE TO STATE EMPLOYEES AND PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEES WHO PARTICIPATE IN A HIGH-DEDUCTIBLE HEALTH PLAN THROUGH A HEALTH SAVINGS ACCOUNT.
Thursday, March 11, 2021
BILL: HB1714
Sponsor: Brooks
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING MULTIPLE EMPLOYER WELFARE ARRANGEMENTS.
Tuesday, March 9, 2021
BILL: HB1672
Sponsor: Miller
TO REQUIRE THE INSURANCE COMMISSIONER TO PAY ATTORNEY'S FEES AND COSTS IN CERTAIN CASES.
Monday, March 8, 2021
BILL: HB1662
Sponsor: Maddox
TO AMEND THE FORMULA RATE REVIEW ACT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: HB1661
Sponsor: Maddox
TO AMEND THE FORMULA RATE REVIEW ACT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
Thursday, March 4, 2021
BILL: HB1647
Sponsor: Evans
TO PROMOTE ARKANSAS VOICES; AND TO COMBAT CANCEL CULTURE AND PROTECT FREEDOM OF SPEECH.
Wednesday, March 3, 2021
BILL: SB184
Sponsor: Irvin
TO REPEAL THE ARKANSAS PAWNBROKER ACT.
BILL: SB151
Sponsor: J. Dismang
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS SECURITIES ACT.
BILL: SB150
Sponsor: J. Dismang
TO AMEND THE UNIFORM MONEY SERVICES ACT.
BILL: SB149
Sponsor: J. Dismang
TO AMEND THE FAIR MORTGAGE LENDING ACT.
Tuesday, March 2, 2021
BILL: HB1601
Sponsor: Evans
TO MODIFY THE MINIMUM REQUIRED NONFORFEITURE RATE FOR INDIVIDUAL DEFERRED ANNUITIES UNDER THE STANDARD NONFORFEITURE LAW FOR INDIVIDUAL DEFERRED ANNUITIES.
BILL: HB1027
Sponsor: Cavenaugh
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE SALE AND REMOVAL PROCEDURE OF PERSONAL PROPERTY FROM A SELF-SERVICE STORAGE FACILITY.
Monday, March 1, 2021
BILL: SB290
Sponsor: G. Leding
CONCERNING COVERAGE OF DIAGNOSTIC EXAMINATIONS FOR BREAST CANCER UNDER CERTAIN HEALTH BENEFIT PLANS.
BILL: SB239
Sponsor: Rapert
TO CLARIFY THE MINIMUM LEVELS FOR EMPLOYEE BENEFIT STOP-LOSS INSURANCE.
BILL: SB229
Sponsor: D. Wallace
TO MODIFY THE DUE DATE FOR SEMIANNUAL REPORTS OF BURIAL ASSOCIATIONS.
Thursday, February 25, 2021
BILL: HB1573
Sponsor: M. Gray
TO AMEND THE STATUTES CONCERNING PROCURERS; AND TO REGULATE THE USE OF A PROCURER BY A LICENSED CHIROPRACTIC PHYSICIAN.
BILL: HB1569
Sponsor: Lundstrum
TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS FAIRNESS IN COST SHARING ACT.
BILL: HB1563
Sponsor: Gazaway
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS RESIDENTIAL LANDLORD-TENANT ACT OF 2007; TO CREATE A CIVIL EVICTION PROCESS; AND TO REQUIRE MINIMUM HABITABILITY STANDARDS FOR TENANTS OF RESIDENTIAL REAL PROPERTY.
Wednesday, February 24, 2021
BILL: SB185
Sponsor: Irvin
TO REPEAL OBSOLETE LANGUAGE CONCERNING THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE ARKANSAS HOME INSPECTOR REGISTRATION BOARD.
BILL: HB1557
Sponsor: Murdock
TO REQUIRE ELECTRIC UTILITIES TO HAVE AN EMERGENCY PLAN IN PLACE DURING CERTAIN WEATHER EVENTS; AND TO REQUIRE AN ELECTRIC UTILITY TO DIRECTLY NOTIFY LOCAL GOVERNMENTS OF CERTAIN EMERGENCY MEASURES TO REDUCE ENERGY CONSUMPTION.
Wednesday, February 10, 2021
BILL: SB168
Sponsor: K. Hammer
TO MODIFY THE EXEMPTIONS OF CERTAIN ENTITIES FROM INSURANCE REGULATION.
BILL: HB1467
Sponsor: Wardlaw
TO REPEAL THE ARKANSAS LIFELINE INDIVIDUAL VERIFICATION EFFORT CORPORATION ACT.
Tuesday, February 9, 2021
BILL: HB1455
Sponsor: A. Collins
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE CONVEYANCE OF REAL PROPERTY BY POWER OF ATTORNEY.
Monday, February 8, 2021
BILL: SB137
Sponsor: Irvin
TO PROHIBIT DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF THE ENERGY SOURCE OF A UTILITY SERVICE.
BILL: SB11
Sponsor: D. Sullivan
TO ALLOW ARKANSAS CORPORATIONS AND ARKANSAS BANKS TO HOLD ANNUAL OR SPECIAL SHAREHOLDER MEETINGS REMOTELY; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
Wednesday, February 3, 2021
BILL: HB1404
Sponsor: Bentley
TO AMEND THE EXEMPTIONS OF CERTAIN ENTITIES FROM INSURANCE REGULATION.
Tuesday, February 2, 2021
BILL: HB1380
Sponsor: Ray
TO REPEAL THE ARKANSAS LEGAL INSURANCE ACT.
Ray
Monday, February 1, 2021
BILL: HB1362
Sponsor: Wing
TO EXTEND THE PILOT PROGRAM ON COVERAGE FOR MORBID OBESITY DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT UNDER THE STATE AND PUBLIC SCHOOL LIFE AND HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM.
BILL: HB1357
Sponsor: Vaught
TO CONTINUE CARE FOR THE PROTECTION OF CANCER SURVIVORS.
Tuesday, January 26, 2021
BILL: SB84
Sponsor: B. Davis
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE NOTICE AND PUBLICATION REQUIREMENTS OF LISTS OF ABANDONED PROPERTY.
Monday, January 25, 2021
BILL: HB1255
Sponsor: Evans
TO REGULATE CROSS-COLLATERALIZATION CLAUSES.
BILL: HB1243
Sponsor: Lowery
TO MODIFY THE DEFINITION OF "POLICY CANCELLATION"; AND TO CLARIFY THE MINIMUM NOTICE REQUIREMENTS FOR CANCELLATION OF CERTAIN PROPERTY AND CASUALTY POLICIES.
BILL: HB1242
Sponsor: Lowery
TO REQUIRE CERTAIN LONG-TERM CARE INSURERS TO FILE MARKET CONDUCT ANNUAL STATEMENTS.
BILL: HB1241
Sponsor: Lowery
TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF "CLAIMANT AGENCY" AS USED IN THE STATUTES CONCERNING COLLECTION OF DELINQUENT TAXES.
BILL: HB1240
Sponsor: Lowery
TO MODIFY THE ARKANSAS CREDIT FOR REINSURANCE LAW; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: HB1239
Sponsor: Lowery
TO REMOVE THE PRELICENSURE EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS EXEMPTION FOR AN INSURANCE ADJUSTER; TO REQUIRE A NONRESIDENT INSURANCE PRODUCER, ADJUSTER, OR CONSULTANT TO MAINTAIN A LICENSE IN GOOD STANDING IN THE LICENSEE'S HOME STATE.
BILL: HB1238
Sponsor: Lowery
TO ENACT THE STATE INSURANCE DEPARTMENT'S GENERAL OMNIBUS.
Thursday, January 21, 2021
BILL: HB1226
Sponsor: Crawford
TO MODIFY THE CEMETERY ACT FOR PERPETUALLY MAINTAINED CEMETERIES; AND TO AMEND THE INSOLVENT CEMETERY GRANT FUND ACT.
Tuesday, January 19, 2021
BILL: HB1201
Sponsor: J. Mayberry
TO MODIFY THE PROCEDURE FOR COLLECTION OF SURCHARGES TO FUND THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT FUND.
Wednesday, January 13, 2021
BILL: HB1165
Sponsor: Vaught
TO AMEND THE EXEMPTIONS TO THE REAL ESTATE LICENSE LAW.
Tuesday, January 12, 2021
BILL: HB1156
Sponsor: Ladyman
TO ENHANCE THE 911 SYSTEM IN ARKANSAS; TO MODIFY THE DISTRIBUTION OF MONEYS IN THE ARKANSAS HIGH COST FUND; AND TO MODIFY THE DISTRIBUTION OF MONEYS IN THE ARKANSAS 911 RURAL ENHANCEMENT PROGRAM FUND.
BILL: HB1139
Sponsor: Vaught
CONCERNING THE STATE BOARD OF EMBALMERS, FUNERAL DIRECTORS, CEMETERIES, AND BURIAL SERVICES.
Monday, January 11, 2021
BILL: HB1064
Sponsor: Pilkington
TO PROMOTE PRICE TRANSPARENCY IN REIMBURSEMENT OF HOSPITALS BY INSURERS; TO ESTABLISH THE DISCLOSURE OF REIMBURSEMENT RATES FOR HOSPITALS ACT; AND TO REQUIRE DISCLOSURE BY AN INSURER OF REIMBURSEMENT RATES FOR HOSPITALS.
BILL: HB1055
Sponsor: L. Fite
TO ESTABLISH THE ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE CORPORATION SELF-REGULATION ACT OF 2021.
BILL: HB1027
Sponsor: Cavenaugh
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE SALE AND REMOVAL PROCEDURE OF PERSONAL PROPERTY FROM A SELF-SERVICE STORAGE FACILITY.
BILL: HB1012
Sponsor: Rye
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING SCRAP METAL DEALERS; AND TO REQUIRE BUYERS OF USED CATALYTIC CONVERTERS TO MAINTAIN RECORDS.
Rye