Missouri State Senate
Bills assigned to Small Business, Insurance and Industry

SB 498 - Schaefer - Modifies provisions relating to health insurance
SB 508 - Parson - Modifies various provisions relating to health insurance
SB 510 - Kraus - Redefines "misconduct" and "good cause" for the purposes of disqualification from unemployment benefits
SB 525 - Cunningham - Modifies provisions relating to food preparation and production
SB 526 - Cunningham - Requires the Division of Workers' Compensation to develop and maintain a workers' compensation claims database
SB 531 - Nasheed - Modifies the minimum wage laws
SB 537 - Parson - Modifies insurance holding company regulation and expands the power of the director of the department of insurance to examine insurance holding company systems
SB 546 - Lamping - Modifies Missouri' Health Care Freedom Act by prohibiting the state from implementing a health insurance exchange, prohibiting insurers from accepting remuneration and prescribing duties of the Attorney General for enforcement of the act
SB 559 - Sifton - Prohibits an insurer from requiring any waiting period for health insurance coverage for maternity benefits and requires coverage to begin immediately from the effective date of the health insurance policy or plan
SB 561 - Munzlinger - Creates a permit for hobby manufacturers of fireworks
SB 589 - Brown - Modifies provisions of law relating to civil actions for damages
SB 606 - Dixon - Repeals provisions which require persons who solicit on behalf of prepaid legal services to be licensed as an insurance agent
SB 609 - Parson - Modifies applicability of electronic communication of insurance documents to other provisions of law
SB 617 - Rupp - Establishes rights of insurers to present reservation of rights to insured without breaching insurance contract, to defend against loss prior to garnishment, and to refuse to enter contracts to limit recovery
SB 634 - Parson - Modifies the title insurance law with respect to the performance of escrow, settlement, or closing services by title insurers, agencies, and agents
SB 663 - Munzlinger - Requires health benefit plans to establish equal out of pocket costs for covered oral and intravenously administered chemotherapy medications
SB 668 - Silvey - Requires health benefit plans to establish equal out of pocket costs for covered oral and intravenously administered chemotherapy medications
SB 686 - LeVota - Modifies the minimum wage laws
SB 688 - LeVota - Requires health carriers to file their premium rates and accompanying information with the Department of Insurance for approval
SB 691 - Wasson - Modifies insurance policy cancellation and reinstatement requirements and allows homeowner insurance companies to offer sinkhole coverage
SB 692 - Wasson - Regulates contracts between insurers and providers of optometric and ophthalmic services
SB 718 - Richard - Allows for volunteer labor on public works projects
SB 741 - Parson - Authorizes gaming establishment to provide lines of credit
SB 755 - Wallingford - Creates the Missouri Electrical Industry Licensing Board and licensure requirements for a statewide electrical contractor's license
SB 761 - Wallingford - Modifies requirements for insurance benefit determinations by a health carrier
SB 769 - Pearce - Requires health benefit plans cover diagnosis and treatment of eating disorders
SB 799 - Emery - Provides that parties may introduce evidence of the cost, rather than the value, of the medical treatment rendered for the purpose of calculating damages
SB 830 - Parson - Provides that defendants in tort actions shall only be held severally liable and not jointly
SB 833 - Walsh - Modifies homeowner's insurance premium rate calculation factors and requires an insurer to pay for structural damage to property in certain instances
SB 846 - Richard - Provides that an attorney shall not collect a contingency of more than a specified percentage of damages
SB 877 - Kraus - Redefines "misconduct" and "good cause" for the purposes of disqualification from unemployment benefits
SB 884 - Wallingford - Establishes contractual provisions for entities engaged in the provision of dental services
SB 894 - Munzlinger - Modifies the interest rate applied to pre and post-judgment money ordered in tort and nontort actions
SB 905 - Sater - Modifies requirements for an insurance producer to be exempt from certain continuing education requirements
SB 934 - Schaaf - Requires health plans to offer coverage for childhood obesity and allows public and charter schools to conduct assessments of students' body mass index
SB 946 - Dixon - Allows certain non-profits to be included as minority business enterprises and women's business enterprises for public contract bidding preferences
SB 948 - Wallingford - Allows certain payments to be continued to be paid on an ongoing basis out of the Second Injury Fund
SB 969 - Kehoe - Modifies provisions regarding disputes in medical charges in workers' compensation cases and subrogation rights in toxic exposure cases
SB 979 - Schaefer - Modifies the eligibility for line of duty compensation for emergency personnel
SJR 25 - Lager - Grants the General Assembly the power to limit by statute jury awards of noneconomic damages
HB 1079 - Gosen - Modifies applicability of electronic communication of insurance documents
HB 1100 - Fraker - Modifies provisions regarding food preparation and production
HB 1144 - White - Prohibits the Missouri Housing Development Commission from requiring a prevailing hourly wage to be paid to a contractor on a project for a housing tax credit if it is in a Governor-declared disaster area
HB 1173 - Burlison - Establishes a statutory cause of action, replacing the common law action, for damages against a health care provider for personal injury arising out of the rendering of or failure to render health services
HB 1225 - Love - Modifies provisions relating to self-service storage facilities
HB 1271 - Molendorp - Regulates contracts between insurers and providers of optometric and ophthalmic services
HB 1336 - Gosen - Modifies insurance holding company regulation, expands the power of the director of the department of insurance to examine insurance holding company systems, and establishes the requirements for own risk and solvency assessments in connection with the business of insurance
HB 1361 - Gosen - Modifies the regulations relating to domestic surplus lines insurers
HB 1468 - Dohrman - Modifies the law relating to workers' compensation
HB 1594 - Davis - Allows for volunteer labor on public works projects
HB 1617 - Rehder - Requires authorization for certain labor unions to use dues and fees to make political contributions and withhold earnings from paychecks to pay dues
HB 1642 - Bahr - Modifies the law relating to classification of employees and independent contractors
HB 1712 - Molendorp - Modifies requirements for an insurance producer to be exempt from certain continuing education requirements
HB 1801 - White - Exempts out-of-state business assisting in rebuilding infrastructure during a disaster deceleration from certain taxes and registration requirements
HB 1831 - Fitzpatrick - Modifies provisions relating to child care

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