Mississippi Legislature
2006 Regular Session

Senate Insurance Committee

As of 01/02/07 at 12:33

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HB 207  Unemployment compensation; increase benefits.             Moss
           03/01 (S) Died In Committee
HB 982  Homeowners insurance policies; require insurance agent    Formby
 *      to explain flood insurance coverage and verify with    
        customer's signature.                                  
           03/08 (S) Died On Calendar
HB 984  Risk retention/purchasing groups; delete annual           Formby
 * %    registration fee.                                      
           03/27 Approved by Governor
HB1064  Preneed funeral contracts funded by trust; require        Formby
 *      sellers place at least 85% of funds received in trust  
           03/23 Approved by Governor
HB1175  Preneed Cemetery and Funeral Registration Act; revise     Robinson (63rd)
        definition of "insurance" under.                       
           03/21 Approved by Governor
HB1319  Insurance; require insurers to provide written            Compretta
 *      statement of explanation of flood exclusion to         
           02/28 (S) Died In Committee
HB1321  Insurance; require timely payment of property/casualty    Compretta
 *      claims.                                                
           02/28 (S) Died In Committee
HB1323  Residential structures; authorize rebuilding of those     Fredericks
        destroyed by Hurricane Katrina regardless of lot size. 
           03/15 Approved by Governor
HB1406  Building codes; require certain counties to enforce       Compretta
 *      certain code requirements.                             
           04/14 Approved by Governor
SB2006  Insurance coverage; require notice of cancellation        Wilemon
 *      mailed to creditor loss payee.                         
           03/27 Approved by Governor
SB2014  Property/casualty insurance; require insurers to          Kirby
 *      provide written notice of flood exclusion.             
           02/28 (H) Died In Committee
SB2024  MS Consumer Protection Act; prohibit rate increases on    Burton
        auto insurance for active military personnel.          
           01/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2056  Medical Malpractice Insurance Availability Plan;          Kirby
 * %    authorize Tort Claims Board to transfer assets and     
           04/24 Approved by Governor
SB2076  Insurance agents; exempt from examination applicants      Kirby
        for credit property license.                           
           03/01 Approved by Governor
SB2079  Public Employees Life Insurance Plan; increase            Dearing
        insurance limits for retirees.                         
           01/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2083  Health discount plans/cards; impose certain limitations   Nunnelee
           01/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2087  Workers' Compensation; employee guilty of fraud           Kirby
        forfeits his right to benefits.                        
           02/28 (H) Died In Committee
SB2094  Insurance agents; exempt age 65 or older from             Dearing
        continuing education requirements.                     
           02/08 (S) Died In Committee
SB2141  State Employees Health Insurance Plan; require coverage   Carmichael
        for hyperbaric oxygen therapy for cerebral palsy       
           01/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2143  Property/casualty insurance; provide for flexible         Kirby
        rating system.                                         
           01/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2145  Insurance premium tax; authorize a credit of the          Kirby
  $%    location or expansion of operations/claims centers.    
           03/14 (H) Died In Committee
SB2162  Insurance coverage for minimum amount of post-surgical    Jordan
        care for mastectomies; require.                        
           01/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2176  Public school board members; include in State and         Doxey
        School Employees Health Insurance Plan.                
           01/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2181  Workers' Compensation Law; exempt certain                 Kirby
 *      owner/operators of motor vehicles.                     
           04/03 Approved by Governor
SB2182  "Mississippi Patient Protection Act of 2006"; enact.      Burton
   %       01/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2184  Health insurers; require coverage for injuries from       Dearing
        participation in certain legal activities.             
           01/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2219  Physicians; require to accept health insurance coverage   Harden
        of active duty military personnel.                     
           01/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2241  Property/casualty insurance agents; require continuing    Dearing
        education in flood insurance.                          
           01/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2265  Workers' Compensation; injured employee may select        Harden
        specialists who provide type of treatment prescribed.  
           01/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2276  Unemployment compensation benefits; eliminate one-week    Harden
        waiting period for eligibility.                        
           01/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2332  MS Consumer Protection Act; prohibit rate increases on    Kirby
 *      auto insurance for active military personnel.          
           03/01 Approved by Governor
SB2360  Health insurance policies; require coverage for           Williamson
        colorectal cancer examinations.                        
           01/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2380  Risk retention groups; require licensure by               Kirby
   %    Commissioner of Insurance instead of registration      
           01/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2381  Commissioner of Insurance; authorize ADR procedure for    Kirby
        personal lines insurance claims (DOI).                 
           03/01 Approved by Governor
SB2382  Insurance agent/producer licensing laws; make technical   Kirby
        changes (DOI).                                         
           03/01 Approved by Governor
SB2383  Public adjusters; require licensure by Commissioner of    Kirby
   %    Insurance (DOI).                                       
           01/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2423  Insurance agents; revise continuing education             Kirby
 *      requirements.                                          
           03/27 (S) Died In Conference
SB2424  Unauthorized insurance agents; extend repealer on law     Kirby
        prohibiting commission payments.                       
           03/01 Approved by Governor
SB2445  Workers' Comp; certain benefits shall be paid using       Kirby
        actuarial tables selected by the commission.           
           01/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2466  Auto liability insurance; require State Tax Commission    Kirby
   %    to implement motorist identification database program. 
           01/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2477  Workers' Compensation; make certain medical information   Hewes
        available to employers.                                
           01/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2485  Workplace medical services and transportation under       Harden
        Workers' Compensation Law; require.                    
           01/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2491  Workers' Compensation; worker must give notice of         Hewes
        injury before termination.                             
           01/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2551  Auto liability insurance coverage; require before         Hewes
        receiving tag.                                         
           01/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2558  Residential builders/remodelers; require workers'         Mettetal
   %    compensation and liability insurance.                  
           02/28 (H) Died In Committee
SB2647  Workers' Compensation; clarify the exclusiveness of       Hewes
        liability/provide penalties for bad faith claims.      
           01/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2649  Workers' Compensation Law; define purpose to be           Hewes
        impartially construed.                                 
           01/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2766  State Employees Health Insurance Plan; allow retired      Brown
   %    highway patrolmen remain enrolled on inactive status.  
           01/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2779  State Employee Health Insurance Plan; remove authority    Burton
        to hire third-party administrator.                     
           01/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2806  Building a Safer and Stronger Mississippi Act; enact.     Robertson
           01/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2807  Building a Safer and Stronger Mississippi Act; enact.     Chaney
 *         02/28 (H) Died In Committee
SB2822  Building a safer and stronger Mississippi Act; enact      Chaney
   %    (version 2).                                           
           01/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2843  Weekly unemployment compensation benefits; increase.      Robertson
 *         03/27 (S) Died In Conference
SB2846  Homeowner's insurance policies; require to be written     Kirby
        in simplified language.                                
           01/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2848  Insurance companies; may advertise policy in foreign      Kirby
 *      language and offer policy in English.                  
           03/27 (S) Died In Conference
SB2849  Workers' Compensation Commission; allow pooling of        Kirby
 *      liabilities under an employers liability insurance     
           04/03 Approved by Governor
SB2874  Burial Associations; authorize to merge or consolidate    Nunnelee
        with funeral homes.                                    
           02/28 (H) Died In Committee
SB2887  MS Rating Bureau; shall not change fire protection        Pickering
        classification because of age of fire trucks.          
           01/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2919  Pre-need funeral contracts; clarify definition of         Kirby
           01/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2921  Mississippi Insurance Guaranty Association Law; revise.   Kirby
           01/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2926  Liens; create health care provider lien on insurance      Tollison
        benefits paid to patients.                             
           01/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2927  Auto liability insurance; shall not penalize law          Tollison
        enforcement officers for accidents in the line of duty.
           01/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2948  Condominiums; require certain escrow requirements and     Hewes
        implied warranty.                                      
           01/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2964  Mississippi Building Code Review Board; create.           Kirby
   %       01/31 (S) Died In Committee

KEY: * = Amended % = 3/5ths Vote Required V = Vetoed
  $ = Revenue @ = Exempted From Deadline P = Partially Vetoed

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