Legislature(2009 - 2010)

2009-04-17 Senate Journal

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2009-04-17                     Senate Journal                      Page 1017
HB 175                                                                                                                        
The Labor and Commerce Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE                                                                        
BILL NO. 175(L&C) "An Act relating to insurance, including treating                                                             
as confidential certain information submitted to the director of                                                                
insurance by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners;                                                               
clarifying conditions for the release of insurer deposits; defining travel                                                      
insurance that may be sold under a travel insurance limited producer                                                            
license; establishing criteria for licensing of nonresident independent                                                         
adjusters as resident adjusters; exempting rewards under a wellness                                                             
program from treatment as insurance discrimination or rebating;                                                                 
making certain insurance required of the Comprehensive Health                                                                   
Insurance Association permissive rather than mandatory; making                                                                  
certain provisions relating to statements on applications and                                                                   
guaranteed renewability for individual health insurance applicable to                                                           
hospital and medical service corporations; making public certain forms                                                          
and related documents filed for approval by a hospital or medical                                                               
service corporation after the filing becomes effective; relating to                                                             
deposits of self- funded multiple employer welfare arrangements;                                                                
repealing reasons that the director of insurance may use to deny or                                                             
revoke a license; and providing for an effective date." Signing do pass:                                                        
Senator Paskvan, Chair; Senators Meyer, Thomas, Davis.                                                                          
The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                                                  
 Fiscal Note No. 1, zero, Department of Commerce, Community                                                                     
      and Economic Development                                                                                                  

2009-04-17                     Senate Journal                      Page 1018
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.