2018 REGULAR SESSION

INSURANCE

TRACKING SHEET

UPDATED WITH APRIL 15, 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

Mar 09, 2018 - recommitted to State & Local Government (S)

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

Mar 09, 2018 - posted in committee

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

Apr 02, 2018 - signed by Governor (Acts, ch. 74)

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

Apr 10, 2018 - signed by Governor (Acts, ch. 111)

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

Mar 13, 2018 - posted in committee

SB 127

E. Harris

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

Feb 09-WITHDRAWN

SB 190/LM

M. McGarvey

Statewide fairness act

Feb 22, 2018 - to Judiciary (S)

SB 194

W. Westerfield

Enact the Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act.

Feb 23, 2018 - to Judiciary (S)

SB 224

R. Girdler

Remove bad faith claim from insurers

Mar 01, 2018 - to Banking & Insurance (S)

SB 243

M. McGarvey

Shell bill relating to casualty insurance.

Mar 05, 2018 - to Banking & Insurance (S)

SB 246

T. Buford

Shell bill relating to insurance.

Mar 05, 2018 - to Banking & Insurance (S)

SB 248

M. McGarvey

Relating to the security of personal information, security freezes, and security breaches

Mar 05, 2018 - to Economic Development, Tourism, and Labor (S)

SB 262

D. Carroll

Clarify definition of personally identifiable information.

Mar 05, 2018 - to Economic Development, Tourism, and Labor (S)

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

Mar 30, 2018 - signed by Governor (Acts, ch. 40)

HB 4

A. Wuchner

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

Mar 09, 2018 - signed by Governor (Acts, ch. 11)

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

Apr 13, 2018 - floor amendments (9-title) and (10) filed, (11) filed to Committee Substitute

HB 22/LM

D. St. Onge

Regulation of drones

Mar 24, 2018 - became law without Governor`s Signature (Acts, ch. 26)

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

Mar 30, 2018 - signed by Governor (Acts, ch. 41)

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

Apr 10, 2018 - signed by Governor (Acts, ch. 127)

HB 96/FN

M. Hart

Establishes regulation and certification of fire investigators

Apr 10, 2018 - signed by Governor (Acts, ch. 128)

HB 132/FN

J. DuPlessis

Require a financial literacy course as a high school graduation requirement

Apr 02, 2018 - signed by Governor (Acts, ch. 81)

HB 140/FN/LM

D. Hale

Add conservation officers to KLEPF funds

Apr 02, 2018 - signed by Governor (Acts, ch. 89)

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.

Mar 02, 2018 - posted in committee

HB 158

B. Rowland

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

Apr 02, 2018 - signed by Governor (Acts, ch. 80)

HB 176

R. Rothenburger

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

Apr 02, 2018 - signed by Governor (Acts, ch. 79)

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

Apr 02, 2018 - signed by Governor (Acts, ch. 87)

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.

Mar 15, 2018 - reassigned to Judiciary (H)

HB 264

M. Castlen

Reorganization of Energy, Labor

Mar 28, 2018 - signed by Governor (Acts, ch. 31)

HB 279

R. Rothenburger

Omnibus changes to emergency medical services regulation

Feb 21, 2018 - to Licensing, Occupations, & Administrative Regulations (S)

HB 293

J. Fischer

Transparency for asbestos bankruptcy trust claims

Mar 15, 2018 - taken from the Orders of the Day; recommitted to Judiciary (H)

HB 302

D. Bentley

Public Protection Cabinet legal division reorganization.

Apr 14, 2018 - House concurred in Senate Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title) and floor amendment (1); Bill passed 48-39; enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House; enrolled, signed by President of the Senate; delivered to Governor

HB 323/CI

S. Riggs

Makes changes to insurance fraud

Apr 14, 2018 - enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House; enrolled, signed by President of the Senate; delivered to Governor

HB 324/CI/LM

D. St. Onge

Critical infrastructure drone bill filed

Apr 13, 2018 - signed by Governor (Acts, ch. 168)

HB 345

B. Rowland

Add disability insurance to surplus lines

Apr 14, 2018 - taken from Appropriations & Revenue (S); to Senate Floor; placed in the Consent Orders of the Day for Saturday, April 14, 2018; 3rd reading, passed 38-0 with Committee Substitute (1); received in House; to Rules (H); taken from Rules; posted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute (1); House concurred in Senate Committee Substitute (1); passed 83-2; enrolled, signed by President of the Senate; enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House; delivered to Governor

HB 382

J. Tipton

Reorganization of the Labor Cabinet.

Mar 19, 2018 - taken from the Regular Orders of the Day; recommitted to Economic Development & Workforce Investment (H)

HB 388/LM

J. Tipton

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

Apr 02, 2018 - signed by Governor (Acts, ch. 54)

HB 392

M. Cantrell

Prohibit operation of a motor vehicle while wearing heaphones

Feb 22, 2018 - to Transportation (H)

HB 394

J. Miller

Enact the Revised Uniform Unclaimed Property Act of 2016

Apr 13, 2018 - signed by Governor (Acts, ch. 163)

HB 402/LM

J. Greer

Provide a schedule for distribution of refunds for overpaid local government insurance premiums tax to insurance companies

Apr 14, 2018 - 3rd reading, passed 38-0; floor amendment (1-title) and (2) filed; received in House; enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House; enrolled, signed by President of the Senate; delivered to Governor

HB 427

A. Wuchner

Nurses prescribing clean up legislation

Apr 14, 2018 - House concurred in Senate Committee Substitute (1); passed 86-0; enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House; enrolled, signed by President of the Senate; delivered to Governor

HB 461/FN/LM

M. Meredith

Increase KLEPF stipend

Feb 27, 2018 - to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

HB 464

J. Gooch Jr.

DOI accreditation bill dealing with credit for reinsurance.

Apr 14, 2018 - enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House; enrolled, signed by President of the Senate; delivered to Governor

HB 468

K. Upchurch

Allow motor vehicle dealers to be certified as motor vehicle inspectors

Feb 28, 2018 - to Transportation (H)

HB 481

B. Rowland

Shell bill relating to insurance.

Feb 28, 2018 - to Banking & Insurance (H)

HB 482

B. Rowland

Shell bill relating to insurance.

Feb 28, 2018 - to Banking & Insurance (H)

HB 484

J. Greer

Shell bill relating to insurance.

Feb 28, 2018 - to Banking & Insurance (H)

HB 485

J. Greer

Shell bill relating to insurance.

Feb 28, 2018 - to Banking & Insurance (H)

HB 489

J. Greer

Reduce the period for loss run statements from 5 years to 3 years; prohibit the inclusion of any reference to loss reserves for claims prior to the 3 year period

Feb 28, 2018 - to Banking & Insurance (H)

HB 503

A. Hatton

Creating a statute of limitations for actions asserting that an attorney engaged in solicitation

Feb 28, 2018 - to Judiciary (H)

HB 504

A. Hatton

Raise the minimum required amounts of motor vehicle insurance

Feb 28, 2018 - to Banking & Insurance (H)

HB 505

A. Hatton

Related to mandatory UIM coverage for motor vehicle insurance.

Feb 28, 2018 - to Banking & Insurance (H)

HB 506

M. Prunty

Prompt payment of insurance claims for reimbursement of health care services.

Feb 28, 2018 - to Banking & Insurance (H)

HB 515

K. Imes

Allow for alternate venue in civil actions appealing decisions of the Commonwealth or its agencies.

Mar 05, 2018 - posted in committee

HB 558

R. Mills

Relating to notification of the expiration date of a drivers license

Mar 02, 2018 - posted in committee

HB 570

B. Rowland

Removes third party bad faith claims against insurers

Mar 01, 2018 - to Banking & Insurance (H)

HB 587

M. Prunty

Various changes to uninsured motor vehicle coverage.

Mar 01, 2018 - to Banking & Insurance (H)

HB 605

K. Moser

Relating to vision testing for motor vehicle operators.

Mar 01, 2018 - to Transportation (H)

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

HR 222

S. Riggs

Urge the American Law Institute to materially change the proposed Restatement of the Law of Liability Insurance, and if meaningful change is not made prior to final approval of the Restatement, that the Restatement not be afforded recognition by courts as an authoritative reference.

Mar 27, 2018 - 2nd reading, to Rules; taken from Rules; placed in the Orders of the Day; 3rd reading, passed 90-0