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

SB 37 - Romine - Awards attorney's fees and court costs in cases where a settlement offer was previously rejected and when the court rules on a motion to dismiss for failure to state a claim
SB 44 - Nasheed - Prohibits employers from inquiring into or considering the criminal records of applicants before offering a conditional offer of employment
SB 51 - Onder - Modifies Missouri's 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 52 - Schaaf - Prohibits restrictive physician employment contracts
SB 78 - 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 89 - LeVota - Requires health carriers to file their premium rates and accompanying information with the Department of Insurance for approval
SB 106 - Kraus - Waives Secretary of State fees for new businesses and requires business licenses to be issued within sixty days
SB 126 - Brown - Requires election of collective bargaining representatives every two years
SB 127 - Brown - Bars employers from requiring employees to engage in or cease engaging in certain labor practices
SB 128 - Brown - Modifies prevailing wage laws and provisions relating to project labor agreements
SB 129 - Brown - Requires authorization for certain labor unions to use dues and fees to make political contributions and requires consent for withholding earnings from paychecks
SB 130 - Walsh - Creates a right to unpaid leave for employees that are affected by domestic violence
SB 140 - Parson - Provides that defendants in tort actions shall only be held severally liable and not jointly
SB 144 - LeVota - Requires the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations to establish guidelines relating to gender pay equality
SB 145 - Pearce - Requires health benefit plans cover diagnosis and treatment of eating disorders
SB 153 - Wallingford - Provides that a managed care plan's network is adequate if the health carrier is accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care
SB 157 - Wallingford - Modifies provisions relating to business filing fees
SB 159 - Parson - Modifies the title insurance law with respect to the performance of escrow, settlement, or closing services by title insurers, agencies, and agents
SB 164 - Sifton - Exempts in bankruptcy proceedings life insurance proceeds for the burial of a family member, modifies insurance foreign investment limits, changes the requirements for the valuation of reserves for life insurance, and modifies provisions regarding qualified spousal trusts
SB 184 - LeVota - Modifies provisions relating to business filing fees
SB 193 - LeVota - Modifies the minimum wage laws
SB 204 - Parson - Requires that an applicant for a navigator license must take an exam created by the Department of Insurance and submit to a criminal background check
SB 205 - Parson - Modifies regulations on the business of insurance
SB 206 - Parson - Requires insurers to file own risk and solvency assessment summary reports with the Department of Insurance, Financial Institutions, and Professional Registration
SB 215 - Nasheed - Modifies the minimum wage laws
SB 220 - Kehoe - Modifies the duration of unemployment compensation, the method to pay federal advances, and raises the fund trigger causing contribution rate reductions
SB 227 - Emery - Modifies provisions relating to the collateral source rule and provides that parties may introduce evidence of the cost, rather than the value, of the medical treatment rendered
SB 233 - Kehoe - Modifies provisions relating to expert witnesses
SB 239 - Brown - Creates a statutory cause of action for damages against health care providers
SB 247 - Sifton - Modifies provisions relating to employee wages
SB 279 - Brown - Requires all licensed insurance companies to report cancellation of motor vehicle insurance policies
SB 282 - Parson - Requires insurers to mail notices cancelling, refusing to renew, or refusing to issue automobile insurance policies through certain United States postal service methods
SB 288 - Schatz - Modifies the law relating to workers' compensation premium rates
SB 335 - Holsman - Modifies provisions requiring limited liability companies owning rental or unoccupied property to list a property manager with the city clerk
SB 346 - Wasson - Modifies insurance foreign investment limits
SB 354 - Sater - Allows the Department of Health and Senior Services to supply qualifying individuals with amino acid-based elemental formulas
SB 362 - Parson - Allows the Department of Insurance, Financial Institutions and Professional Registration to issue non-binding informational documents to insurers
SB 383 - Wallingford - Requires any health insurers to make updates to their electronic and paper dental services provider materials available to plan members
SB 392 - Wieland - Modifies which members of fraternal benefit societies are exempt from insurance agent licensing
SB 394 - Wallingford - Allows homeowner insurance companies to offer earthquake coverage under the "Missouri Basic Property Insurance Inspection and Placement Program"
SB 402 - Wieland - Establishes provisions relating to workers' compensation large deductible policies
SB 404 - Kehoe - Modifies the definition of wages under the employment security law
SB 406 - Munzlinger - Modifies the law relating to unemployment compensation benefits
SB 412 - Romine - Modifies laws regarding arbitration agreements between employers and at-will employees
SB 432 - Onder - Adds requirement for health benefit plan rate release
SB 434 - Schmitt - Adds health insurers as a type of insurer subject to the regulations regarding extraordinary dividend payments
SB 448 - Wieland - Modifies the laws relating to the assignment of liability in contracts for construction work
SB 449 - Kraus - Prohibits employers from recruiting or referring an illegal alien for employment
SB 455 - Kehoe - Prohibits political subdivisions from establishing a minimum wage in excess of federal or state law
SB 470 - Parson - Allows a refund of a portion of expense savings to an insured under certain circumstances
SB 477 - Wallingford - Modifies the law relating to lien waivers
SB 485 - Wieland - Modifies surplus and solvency regulations for 383 malpractice associations
SB 487 - Richard - Modifies provisions relating to civil actions brought under merchandising practices and products liability provisions of law
SB 489 - Cunningham - Exempts certain entities from civil actions brought under unlawful merchandising practices provisions of law
SB 492 - Schatz - Modifies the law relating to discharge of employees under workers' compensation statutes
SB 503 - Wieland - Creates a regulatory system for self-service storage insurance and the selling of such insurance
SB 513 - Parson - Allows health maintenance organizations to require cost sharing of its enrollees
SB 528 - Sater - Requires health carriers or managed care plans to offer medication synchronization services
SB 564 - Kehoe - Allows a court to modify a jury's verdict in an action against a health care provider for medical malpractice
SJR 7 - Richard - Establishes a constitutional limit on punitive damages
HB 33 - Walker - Modifies provisions relating to persons eligible to receive survivor's benefits
HB 50 - Gosen - Modifies regulations on the business of insurance
HB 70 - Gosen - Changes the requirements for the valuation of reserves for life insurance
HB 116 - Burlison - Bars employers from requiring employees to engage in or cease engaging in certain labor practices
HB 118 - Burlison - Establishes a statutory cause of action for damages against health care providers
HB 148 - Fitzpatrick - Specifies that beginning January 1, 2016, certain shareholders of S corporations may elect to reject workers' compensation insurance coverage
HB 150 - Fitzpatrick - Modifies the duration of unemployment compensation, the method to pay federal advances, and raises the fund trigger causing contribution rate reductions
HB 198 - Morris - Requires health carriers or managed care plans to offer medication synchronization services
HB 202 - Morris - Prohibits a health carrier or other insurer that writes vision insurance from requiring an optometrist to provide services or materials at a discount that are not covered and reimbursed under the plan
HB 276 - Cornejo - Exempts in bankruptcy proceedings life insurance proceeds for the burial of a family member, modifies insurance foreign investment limits, changes the requirements for the valuation of reserves for life insurance, and modifies provisions regarding qualified spousal trusts
HB 391 - Gosen - Requires insurers to mail notices cancelling, refusing to renew, or refusing to issue automobile insurance policies through certain United States postal service methods
HB 529 - Gosen - Modifies regulations on the business of insurance
HB 592 - Gosen - Modifies provisions relating to foreign investment limits
HB 609 - Gosen - Establishes provisions relating to workers' compensation large deductible policies
HB 615 - Dohrman - Modifies various provisions relating to workers' compensation
HB 627 - King - Creates the Manufacturing Infrastructure Investment Act
HB 665 - Franklin - Allows Department of Health and Senior Services to supply qualifying individuals with amino acid-based elemental formulas
HB 709 - Gosen - Modifies regulations related to entities regulated by the Department of Insurance, Financial Institutions and Professional Registration
HB 766 - Jones - Allows a health maintenance organization to require cost sharing of its enrollees
HB 864 - Solon - Modifies provisions requiring LLC's owning rental or unoccupied property to list a property manager with the City of Kansas City
HB 1010 - Brown - Modifies the law relating to unemployment compensation benefits
HB 1022 - Gosen - Authorizes a return of premiums paid by insureds
HB 1243 - English - Requires that an applicant for a navigator license must take an exam created by the Department of Insurance and furnish a surety bond or other evidence of financial responsibility

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