HB 284 (BR 912) - J. Gooch Jr.
AN ACT relating to insurance.
Amend KRS 304.11-020 to clarify that the statute does apply to exempt commercial insurance policyholders; amend KRS 304.13-053 to repeal obsolete provisions regarding mandated workers' compensation rate adjustments; amend KRS 304.14-435 to clarify that all forms, not just applications, can be filed in a language other than English; amend 304.14-545, KRS 304.14-622, and KRS 304.17-415 to clarify that group policies that are individually marketed are subject to return of unearned premiums; amend KRS 304.14-615 to add the inadvertently omitted word "costs" in the disclosure requirements; amend KRS 304.15-350 to correct a cross reference within the insurance code; amend KRS 304.15-717 to clarify that an antifraud plan is required, rather than permitted, to be filed with the Department of Insurance; repeal KRS 304.17A-071 to delete provisions regarding the dissolved Kentucky Health Purchasing Alliance which are now obsolete; amend KRS 304.33-430 to make a technical correction to the statute; amend KRS 304.39-060 to remove the requirement to file a no-fault rejection form with each policy offered to a prospective applicant; amend KRS 304.40-075 to require requests for medical malpractice premium reimbursements to be submitted no later than one year from the expiration of the policy for which the reimbursement is being requested; amend KRS 304.45-050 to correct a technical reference; amend KRS 304.47-020 to raise the felony amount for insurance fraud from $300 to $500; repeal KRS 304.17A regarding obsolete provisions of the dissolved Kentucky Health Purchasing Alliance.
HB 284 - AMENDMENTS
SFA (1, R. Stivers II) - Add and amend KRS 342.817 to require that the rates for the voluntary market and the market of last resort be filed individually on forms prescribed by the Executive Director of the Office of Insurance, with the Office of Insurance.
Jan 19-introduced in House
Jan 21-to Banking & Insurance (H)
Feb 1-posted in committee
Feb 3-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
Feb 4-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, February 5, 2010
Feb 5-3rd reading, passed 95-0
Feb 8-received in Senate
Feb 10-to Banking & Insurance (S)
Mar 24-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
Mar 25-2nd reading, to Rules; floor amendment (1) filed
Apr 14-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, April 14, 2010; 3rd reading, passed 38-0 with floor amendment (1) ; received in House; to Rules (H); taken from Rules Committee; posted for passage for concurrence in Senate floor amendment (1) ; House concurred in Senate floor amendment (1) ; passed 96-4
Apr 15-enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
Apr 26-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 166)