2018 REGULAR SESSION

INSURANCE

TRACKING SHEET

UPDATED WITH FEBRUARY 16, 2018 ACTIONS 

(You can access a summary & text of the bill by clicking on the Bill Number)

 

Bill Number

Bill Sponsor

Summary

Last Action

SENATE BILLS

SB 2

R. Alvarado

Constitutional amendment allowing the limitation on damages

Feb 16, 2018 - passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day

SB 8

D. Carroll

Provide civil immunity for damaging a vehicle if a person enters the vehicle with the reasonable, good-faith belief that a dog or cat is in immediate danger of death if not removed

Jan 23, 2018 - reassigned to Tourism & Outdoor Recreation (H)

SB 20

R. Alvarado

Medical malpractice reforms related to requiring an affadavit of merit and to prohibit the introduction of expressions of sympathy into evidence

Feb 15, 2018 - floor amendment (2) filed

SB 24

M. McGarvey

Establish immunity from civil liability for damage to a vehicle if a person enters the vehicle for the purpose of removing a domestic animal

Jan 03, 2018 - to Judiciary (S)

SB 26

D. Ridley

Require notification of the expiration date of an instruction permit, operator`s license, or personal identification card

Jan 03, 2018 - to Transportation (S)

SB 37

E. Harris

Allow the issuance of operator`s licenses to current federal and state inmates who are engaged in work release programs or reentry initiatives

Feb 15, 2018 - posted in committee

SB 49

R. Alvarado

Relating to privilege and confidentiality for peer review activities in health care.

Jan 04, 2018 - to Judiciary (S)

SB 57/CI

M. Wise

Allow a person injured by an act of terrorism to file a claim for damages against the terrorist

Feb 12, 2018 - posted in committee

SB 77/LM

D. Ridley

Require that rescue squad members be covered under workers` compensation when rendering first aid

Jan 11, 2018 - to Economic Development, Tourism, and Labor (S)

SB 94

W. Westerfield

Permit an employer of a practitioner, pharmacist, or other person authorized to prescribe, administer, or dispense controlled substances to request data from KASPER

Jan 22, 2018 - to Health & Welfare (S)

SB 120

T. Buford

Allow for limitations on the operation of a motor vehicle by a minor that has 3 points on their license

Feb 01, 2018 - to Transportation (S)

SB 121

R. Girdler

Require workers comp fee schedule reimbursement for PIP claims

Feb 13, 2018 - floor amendment (2) filed

SB 127

E. Harris

Increases several county clerk fees relating to the licensing of motor vehicles.

Feb 09-WITHDRAWN

SENATE RESOLUTIONS

SR 76

D. Seum

Confirm the reappointment of John Barry Coleman as administrative law judge at the Department of Workers` Claims for a term expiring on December 31, 2021.

Jan 17, 2018 - passed 37-0

SR 80

D. Seum

Confirm the reappointment of R. Roland Case as administrative law judge for the Department of Workers` Claims for a term expiring on December 31, 2021.

Jan 17, 2018 - passed 37-0

SR 81

D. Seum

Confirm the appointment of Robert L. Swisher as commissioner of the Department of Workers` Claims.

Jan 17, 2018 - passed 37-0

SR 82

D. Seum

Confirm the reappointment of Michael Alvey as a member of the Workers` Compensation Board in the Department of Workers` Claims for a term expiring January 5, 2022.

Jan 17, 2018 - passed 37-0

SR 95

J. Adams

Recognize the chiropractic profession as the first line of treatment in an effort to serve the citizens of the Commonwealth in a manner that deters the use of opioids.

Feb 02, 2018 - adopted by voice vote

SR 160

D. Seum

Confirm the appointment of Nancy Grosser Atkins as commissioner of the Department of Insurance, Public Protection Cabinet.

Feb 09, 2018 - passed 36-0

SR 161

D. Seum

Confirm the reappointment of Joseph J. Koester to the Board of Directors of Kentucky Employers` Mutual Insurance Authority for a term expiring December 31, 2021.

Feb 09, 2018 - passed 36-0

SR 162

D. Seum

Confirm the appointment of Lisa S. Clark to the Board of Directors of Kentucky Employers` Mutual Insurance Authority for a term expiring December 31, 2021.

Feb 09, 2018 - passed 36-0

SR 163

D. Seum

Confirm the appointment of Rebecca Hedgspeth to the Board of Directors of Kentucky Employers` Mutual Insurance Authority for a term expiring December 31, 2021.

Feb 09, 2018 - passed 36-0

HOUSE BILLS

HB 2/LM

A. Koenig

Omnibus workers compensation reform bill

Feb 16, 2018 - 2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 20, 2018; floor amendment (1) filed

HB 4

A. Wuchner

Provides for the privileging of peer review activities in health care.

Feb 15, 2018 - to Health & Welfare (S)

HB 6/FN

J. Blanton

Establish a new tax credit against the taxes imposed on insurance companies and financial institutions for contributions made by them into rural growth funds

Jan 19, 2018 - to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

HB 22/LM

D. St. Onge

Regulation of drones

Jan 19, 2018 - to Judiciary (S)

HB 43/LM

J. Nemes

Enabling legislation relating to the election of appellate judges.

Jan 08, 2018 - reassigned to Judiciary (H)

HB 44

J. Nemes

Constitutional amendment relating to the election of appellate judges.

Jan 08, 2018 - reassigned to Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)

HB 46

J. Fischer

Allow for security freezes to be requested by methods established by the consumer reporting agencies, remove 7 year expiration

Jan 31, 2018 - to Banking & Insurance (S)

HB 52

R. Huff

Require bicycle helmets for those under age 12

Feb 06, 2018 - to Transportation (S)

HB 56

J. Tipton

Require KDE to develop academic standards for a financial literacy program to be implemented by each public high school

Jan 02, 2018 - introduced in House; to Education (H)

HB 93

D. Elliott

Require broker-dealers to report exploitation to CHFS and DFI, allows for account disbursements to be delayed and provide immunity from administrative, civil, or criminal liability for compliance with the Act

Feb 16, 2018 - posted in committee

HB 96

M. Hart

Establishes regulation and certification of fire investigators

Feb 08, 2018 - 2nd reading, to Rules; recommitted to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

HB 132/FN

J. DuPlessis

Require a financial literacy course as a high school graduation requirement

Feb 02, 2018 - to Education (S)

HB 140/LM

D. Hale

Add conservation officers to KLEPF funds

Jan 31, 2018 - to Appropriations & Revenue (S)

HB 144

A. Koenig

Relating to legislative approval of rate changes of surcharges on insurance policies

Jan 09, 2018 - to Banking & Insurance (H)

HB 149

M. Prunty

Prohibit the use of a personal communication device to take photographs or videos of an accident scene while operating a motor vehicle.

Jan 09, 2018 - to Transportation (H)

HB 158

B. Rowland

Permit certain public employees to buy into the life insurance plan for state employees.

Feb 07, 2018 - 2nd reading, to Rules

HB 176

R. Rothenburger

Require ambulance providers to post fee schedules and provide them to beneficiaries

Feb 01, 2018 - to Licensing, Occupations, & Administrative Regulations (S)

HB 188

R. Meeks

Require various consumer protections in the event of a security breach including free credit monitoring and credit freezes

Jan 17, 2018 - to Banking & Insurance (H)

HB 195/LM

M. Marzian

Prohibition against discrimination because of sexual orientation and gender identity in various employment, financial, housing and insurance practices

Jan 18, 2018 - to Judiciary (H)

HB 198

J. Nemes

Transparency in Attorney General contracting

Feb 16, 2018 - received in Senate

HB 212

D. Graham

Allow for free security freezes for protected persons to be requested by methods established by the consumer reporting agency

Jan 22, 2018 - to Banking & Insurance (H)

HB 224

C. Harris

Expand insurer duty to verify unclaimed life insurance policies.

Jan 23, 2018 - to Banking & Insurance (H)

HB 245

D. St. Onge

Successor corporation asbestos-related liabilities.

Feb 06, 2018 - posted in committee

HB 264

M. Castlen

Reorganization of Energy, Labor

Feb 16, 2018 - to Natural Resources & Energy (S)

HB 279

R. Rothenburger

Omnibus changes to emergency medical services regulation

Feb 16, 2018 - 3rd reading, passed 84-0

HB 293

J. Fischer

Transparency for asbestos bankruptcy trust claims

Feb 09, 2018 - posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, February 12, 2018

HB 302

D. Bentley

Public Protection Cabinet legal division reorganization.

Feb 16, 2018 - 2nd reading, to Rules

HB 323/CI

S. Riggs

Makes changes to insurance fraud

Feb 16, 2018 - 2nd reading, to Rules

HB 324/CI/LM

D. St. Onge

Critical infrastructure drone bill filed

Feb 09, 2018 - to Judiciary (H)

HB 345

B. Rowland

Add disability insurance to surplus lines

Feb 16, 2018 - 2nd reading, to Rules

HB 382

J. Tipton

Reorganization of the Labor Cabinet.

Feb 15, 2018 - introduced in House

HB 388/LM

J. Tipton

Labor Cabinet bill to make various statutory changes at the Kentucky Workers` Compensation Funding Commission.

Feb 16, 2018 - introduced in House

HOUSE RESOLUTIONS

HR 153

A. Wuchner

Adjourn the House of Representatives in honor and celebration of the conservative treatment efforts of Kentucky chiropractors and their importance to the health care delivery system in the Commonwealth.

Feb 16, 2018 - adopted by voice vote