Bill

Description

Committee

Hearing Date

Status

Remarks/Position

     2011 Senate Bills

 

 

 

 

 

14

Allows high risk health insurance pool to accept children under the age of 19 and increases the lifetime limit from 2 to 3 million

Hse Health & Human Services

3/14/11

Passed Senate

 

15

Concerning the RBC requirements for certain insurers

Hse Insurance

 

Passed Senate

 

34

Allows those whose driving privileges have been revoked for habitual violations to obtain a class C license to operate motorized bicycles.

Hse Judiciary

 

Passed Senate

 

65

Concerns health insurance, regarding review of health care decisions, time frame

Hse Insurance

 

Passed Senate

 

71

Increases the number of continuing education credits required for licensed insurance agents

Sen FI&I

  3/14/11

 

neutral

77

Creates an assessment for paying interest on money borrowed for unemployment insurance fund

General Order House

 

Passed Senate

 

85

Removes the mandatory participation requirements for group life insurance

Hse Insurance

 

Passed Senate

 

104

Tort claims act – dentistry by charitable health care providers

Hse Judiciary

3/17/11

Passed Senate

 

132

Increasing availability and access to dental care.

Sen PH&W

 

 

 

133

Regarding technology and exchange of health information.

Hse Health & Human Services

 

Passed Senate

 

134

Creates licensure for advanced practice registered nurse

Hse Health & Human Services

 

Passed Senate

 

136

Uninsured motorists cannot collect non-economic damages

Hse Insurance

 

Passed Senate

support

138

Pharmacy audit integrity act.

Final Action Senate

3/10/11

 

 

142

Enacting the Kansas Adverse Medical Outcome Transparency Act.

Sen Judiciary

 

 

 

157

Enforcement of employee misclassification by the attorney general.

Sen Commerce

 

 

 

158

Full and fair noneconomic damages act.

Sen Judiciary

 

 

 

167

Enacting the health care freedom act.

Sen FI & I

 

 

 

170

Bill creates the portable electronics insurance act.

Hse Insurance

 

Passed Senate

 

178

Multi-State surplus lines agreement (NAIC model)

Sen Ways & Means

 

 

 

179

Kansas life and health guaranty association act.

Hse Insurance

 

Passed Senate

 

182

EMS board operating fund, fire service training program fund of university of Kansas and fire marshal fee fund share administrative expense reimbursement to general fund

Not Yet Assigned

 

Passed Senate

 

183

Concerning motor vehicles; relating to safety belts

Sen Transportation

 

 

 

185

Insurance; allowing trust companies as a nominee

Not Yet Assigned

 

Passed Senate

 

206

Surplus lines insurance, multi-state compliance compact (NCOIL model)

General Order Senate

 

 

 

213

Defines a “lightweight roadable vehicle” that must be registered with and flown under the direction of the FAA – essentially registers and governs cars that fly.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SCR 1604

Constitutional amendment to preserve Kansans right to choose health care services and participate in a health insurance plan

Sen Judiciary

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

     2011 House Bills

 

 

 

 

 

2027

Amends the rules and regulations filing act,

General Order Senate

 

Passed House

 

2028

Uniform trust code; insurable interest of trustee.

General Order Senate

 

Passed House

 

2029

Expands the definition of “charitable health care providers” for the purpose of the Kansas Tort Claims Act

General Order Senate

 

Passed House

 

2030

Continuation of certain exceptions to disclosure under the Open Records Act

General Order Senate

 

Passed House

 

2044

Duties after motor vehicle collision

General Order Senate

 

Passed House

 

2058

Allows those driving motorcycles to turn left on a red light if the light does not turn green after a specified period of time

Hse COW

 

Stricken from Calendar

 

Sub for 2069

Adverse medical outcomes – expressing regret or sympathy inadmissable

Sen Judiciary

 

Passed House

 

2071

Inheritance rights; automatically revoking ex-spouses inheritance rights upon divorce.

Sen Judiciary

 

Passed House

 

2074

Exempts trade secrets and copyrighted material from disclosure in open records request

Sen FI&I

 

Passed House

 

2075

KID anti-fraud program, extension of exception to open records act disclosure

Sen FI&I

 

3/14/11

Passed House

 

2076

Increasing time in which filings made to the insurance commissioner of municipal pools must be reviewed

Sen FI&I

3/15/11

Passed House

 

2077

Increasing amount of time worker’s compensation pools have to file their end of year financial statements

Sen FI&I

3/15/11

Passed House

 

2083

Relating to prefinanced funeral agreements.

Sen Public Health & Welfare

 

Passed House

 

2085

Requires title companies owned by a title insurer to have an annual audit of accounts conducted by a cpa

Hse Insurance

 

 

 

2088

Prevents municipalities from requiring for residential fire protection sprinkler system

Sen Local Government

 

Passed House

 

2092

Regarding unemployment benefits for school bus drivers

Hse Commerce & Eco Devo

 

 

 

2106

Concerning trespass and liability - exceptions

Hse Judiciary

 

 

 

2119

Prohibits accident response service fees on individuals or insurance companies

Sen FI&I

 

Passed House

 

2123

Provides that statements of regret, sympathy, etc. would not be admissible as evidence

Hse Judiciary

 

 

 

2129

Enacting the health care freedom act

House COW

 

General Order to be Passed

 

2134

Amends workers compensation statutes

Sen Commerce

 

Passed House

support

2136

Prohibiting health insurance plans from creating specialty tiers within their prescription medication benefits and prohibiting a discriminatory practice relating to prescription medications

Hse Insurance

 

 

 

2139

Modernizes the work comp assigned risk pool rating – would allow surcharges on premium of $2250 and under

Sen FI&I

3/16/11

Passed House

 

2150

Consumer protection; relating to automatic renewals.

Hse Judiciary

 

 

 

2167

Limiting liability of property owners; noncommercial aviation activities.

Hse Agriculture & Natural Resources

 

 

 

2171

Would require drivers to yield the right-of-way to U.S. Postal Service; it also increases the fines for unlawful display of a license plate and unlawful text messaging

Sen Transportation

 

 

 

 

2172

Removes the requirement that a person renewing a vehicle’s registration sign a certification that he/she has insurance – they only have to sign a certification once.

Sen Transportation

3/15/11

Passed the House

 

2184

Expands the definition of “recreational purpose” to include “noncommercial aviation activities” for the purpose of limiting property owners liability for privat property recreational activities

General Order Senate

 

Passed House

 

2192

Would allow motorcyclists to turn left on a red light if the red light does not change to green with a specified amount of time

Sen Transportation

3/16/11

Passed House

 

2207

Series limited liabilities comanies

Hse Judiciary

 

 

 

2208

Individual market health inusrance rate review act.

Hse Insurance

 

 

 

2216

Insurance; coverage for autism spectrum disorder.

Hse Insurance

 

 

 

2220

Promoting employment across Kansas act; qualification for benefits.

General Order House

 

 

 

2228

Insurance; providing coverage for hearing aids.

Hse Insurance

 

 

 

2232

Amending the culpability for the unlawful possession of prescription drugs.

Hse Corrections & Juvenile Justice

 

 

 

2237

Fire marshal; investigating authority

Hse Judiciary

 

 

 

2253

Private rights of action; restrictions.

Hse Judiciary

 

 

 

2268

Relating to the collection f licenses, fees, charges, taxes, and exactions

Hse Government Efficiency

3/14/11

 

 

2275

Health insurance; provider payments; no variation based upon the identity of the health insurer.

Hse Insurance

 

 

 

2276

Health insurance; mandate lite health benefit plans, commissions, specially designed policies.

Hse Insurance

 

 

 

2281

Appropriations for autism waiver for fiscal year 2012

Hse Appropriations

 

 

 

2291

Requiring automobile liability insurance policies to provide uninsured and underinsured motorist coverage for any person occupying the insured motor vehicle.

Hse Insurance

 

 

 

2292

Accident and health insurance; excluding coverage for certain abortions.

Hse Appropriations

 

 

 

2293

Prohibiting state employees from receiving benefits and reimbursements for abortion procedures under a state health savings account plan.

Hse Appropriations

 

 

 

2307

Protects consumers in times of catastrophic loss

Hse Insurance

3/14/11

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HCR 5007

Accident and health insurance; excluding coverage for certain abortions.

Sen Judiciary

 

Adopted as amended

 

ERO 38

Reorganizing the KHPA into KDHE

Senate Ways & Means

02/16/11

 

 

HR 6011

Resolution supporting the attorney general’s legal challenge of the health care reform legislation

Hse Health & Human Services

03/08/11