HB 1372 IN 2020

Session
2020
Sponsors
Name R Martin Carbaugh
Name R Matthew S. Lehman
Name D Terri Jo Austin
Name R Eric S. Bassler
Name Andy Zay

Title

Various insurance matters.

Summary

Requires a state employee health plan, a policy of accident and sickness insurance, and a health maintenance organization contract to provide coverage for pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders associated with streptococcal infections (PANDAS) and pediatric acute-onset neuropsychiatric syndrome (PANS), including treatment with intravenous immunoglobulin therapy. Makes changes in the law concerning the permissible investments of life insurance companies and casualty, fire, and marine insurance companies. Provides that an insurance administrator may pay claims via electronic payment. Exempts an individual from the prelicensing course, state license examination, and continuing education requirements for licensed independent adjusters if the individual holds a current claims certification issued by a national or state claims association whose certification program meets certain conditions. Provides that a multiple employer welfare arrangement may be established through an interlocal cooperation agreement. Adopts the insurance data security model law, which requires certain holders of an insurance license, authority, or registration to maintain an information security program and meet other requirements. Establishes an affirmative defense to a tort civil action for a licensee that satisfies the requirements of the insurance data security model law. Adopts a new model law on credit for reinsurance. Provides that a rejection of uninsured motorist coverage or underinsured motorist coverage in an underlying personal policy is also a rejection of uninsured motorist coverage or underinsured motorist coverage in a personal umbrella or excess liability policy. Urges the legislative council to assign to an appropriate interim study committee the task of studying medical payment coverage, including: (1) whether medical payment coverage should be supplemental to the benefits: (A) to which a covered individual is entitled under a health plan; and (B) that are the same as or similar to benefits available to the covered individual under the medical payment coverage; and (2) whether a health plan should be prohibited from requiring the use or exhaustion of medical payment coverage as a condition of payment of benefits under the health plan for health care services rendered to a covered individual.

Bill Text

Bill Activity

  • Public Law 130

  • Signed by the President of the Senate

  • Signed Signed by the Governor

  • Signed by the Speaker

  • Signed by the President Pro Tempore

  • CCR # 1 filed in the Senate

  • CCR # 1 filed in the House

  • Rules Suspended. Conference Committee Report 1: adopted by the House; Roll Call 393: yeas 88, nays 3

  • Rules Suspended. Conference Committee Report 1: adopted by the Senate; Roll Call 396: yeas 45, nays 4

  • Rules Suspended. Conference Committee Report 1: adopted by the Senate;

  • Senate advisors appointed: Zay and Breaux

  • Senate conferees appointed: Bassler and Niezgodski

  • House advisors appointed: Judy, Lehman, Borders, Heaton and Campbell

  • House conferees appointed: Carbaugh and Austin

  • House dissented from Senate amendments

  • Motion to dissent filed

  • Returned to the House with amendments

  • Passed Third reading: passed; Roll Call 316: yeas 45, nays 3

  • Second reading: amended, ordered engrossed

  • Amendment #6 (Niezgodski) prevailed; Roll Call 252: yeas 32, nays 14

  • Amendment #7 (Bassler) prevailed; voice vote

  • Amendment #5 (Bohacek) prevailed; voice vote

  • Amendment #3 (Brown L) prevailed; voice vote

  • Amendment #4 (Bassler) prevailed; voice vote

  • Senator Zay added as second sponsor

  • Committee report: amend do pass, adopted

  • First reading: referred to Committee on Insurance and Financial Institutions

  • Referred to the Senate

  • Representatives Lehman and Austin added as coauthors

  • Passed Third reading: passed; Roll Call 113: yeas 98, nays 0

  • Senate sponsor: Senator Bassler

  • Second reading: ordered engrossed

  • Committee report: amend do pass, adopted

  • First reading: referred to Committee on Insurance

  • Authored by Representative Carbaugh

Votes

lower chamber:
HB 1372 - Carbaugh - 3rd Reading