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Tracked General Regulation Bills


GENERAL REGULATION

 

  

HB 183   Dush, Cris Amends Title 35 re emergency response payment
 
PLS Summary: (PN 153) Amends Title 35 (Health and Safety), in emergency management services, adding a chapter providing for emergency response payment. The bill states a person involved in an emergency that necessitates an official dispatch of a fire company shall be liable for the actual and reasonable response costs incurred by the fire company for services rendered unless the person has: (1) paid a tax which funds at least part of the fire company's services to the municipality in which the fire company is located; or (2) paid a subscription to the fire company. The bill provides for procedure, reimbursement, penalties, and reports. Effective in 180 days.
Companions: HCO 811 (Co-sponsor Memo)
Printer Number(s): P0153 
Track Name(s): 001(Monitor), General Regulation(Monitor), Tracked Legislation(Monitor-Opposed)
Bill History: 01-23-17 H Filed
01-24-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Veterans Affairs & Emergency Prepared.
03-06-18 H Discussed during informational meeting, House Veterans Affairs & Emergency Prepared.  -- House Veterans Affairs & Emergency Prepared.
HB 468   DeLuca, Anthony Act re advertising over the Internet
 
PLS Summary: (PN 488) The Truth in Insurance Advertising over the Internet Act requires certain disclosures and information on a licensee's webpages in instances where the webpage describes coverages available in the Commonwealth or permits an individual to apply for coverage or obtain a quote from an insurer for coverage, with penalties for violation being established by the Insurance Commissioner. Effective in 60 days.
Companions: HB 750 (Refiled from 15R Session)
HCO 881 (Co-sponsor Memo)
Printer Number(s): P0488 
Track Name(s): General Regulation(Monitor), Tracked Legislation(Monitor-Opposed)
Bill History: 02-10-17 H Filed
02-14-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Insurance
HB 1506   Brown, Vanessa Amends Insurance Dept. Act re credit history
 
PLS Summary: (PN 1925) Amends the Insurance Department Act, in insurance producers, providing for the use of credit history of insured by establishing no insurer or insurance producer may deny, cancel or refuse to renew or raise the premium of personal insurance due in whole or in part to an insured's credit history. Establishes penalties for violations. Effective in 60 days.
Printer Number(s): P1925 
Track Name(s): General Regulation(Monitor), Tracked Legislation(Oppose)
Bill History: 06-05-17 H Filed
06-06-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Insurance
HB 1605   Tobash, Mike Amends Insurance Dept. Act re fees
 
PLS Summary: (PN 2123) Amends the Insurance Department Act, in insurance producers, further providing for imposition of additional fees by adding that the fee for the completion of an application shall not be charged if there is no commission paid by the insurer to the insurance producer. Additionally, an insurance producer who charges the fee shall provide written notice to the consumer regarding fees. Each time before the fee is charged, the consumer must consent to the fee in writing on a separate form provided by the insurance producer. Effective in 60 days.
Companions: HCO1895 (Co-sponsor Memo)
Printer Number(s): P2123 
Track Name(s): General Regulation(Monitor), Licensing(Neutral), Tracked Legislation(Neutral)
Bill History: 06-22-17 H Filed
06-22-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Insurance
HB 1823   Masser, Kurt Amends Insurance Company Law re EMS billing
 
PLS Summary: (PN 2480) Amends the Insurance Company Law, in casualty insurance, further providing for billing. The bill establishes that where an insurer has reimbursed a non-network EMS agency at the same rate it has established for a network EMS agency, the EMS agency may not bill the insured directly or indirectly or otherwise attempt to collect from the insured for the service provided, except for a billing to recover a copayment, coinsurance or deductible as specified in the health insurance policy; and an EMS agency that submits a form under this section may solicit donations or memberships or conduct fundraising, except that an EMS agency may not promise, suggest or infer to donors that a donation will result in the donor not being billed directly for any payment as provided. Effective in 60 days.
Companions: HCO2165 (Co-sponsor Memo)
Printer Number(s): P2480 
Track Name(s): General Regulation(Monitor), Tracked Legislation(Monitor-Opposed)
Bill History: 09-26-17 H Filed
09-26-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Insurance
HB 1960   Ellis, Brian Act re Regulatory Compliance Advisor
 
PLS Summary: (PN 2861) The State Agency Regulatory Compliance Officer Act requires each state agency to designate an employee as the agency's regulatory compliance officer. Provides for the powers and duties of the regulatory compliance officer. Requires each agency to submit an annual report to the General Assembly detailing the progress made by each agency and the regulatory compliance officer in the preceding calendar year towards compliance with this act. Effective in 60 days.
Companions: HCO2730 (Co-sponsor Memo)
Printer Number(s): P2861 
Track Name(s): General Regulation(Monitor-Support), Tracked Legislation(Monitor-Support)
Bill History: 02-06-18 H First consideration
02-06-18 H Laid on the table
04-09-18 H Set on the Tabled Calendar
HB 1996   Bernstine, Aaro Amends Title 40 re furtherance of terrorism
 
PLS Summary: (PN 2863) Amends Title 40 (Insurance) adding language providing for limitation on payment due to furtherance of terrorism. Limits payments to beneficiaries named on life insurance policies to only the amount of premium the insured paid to the insurer if the insured's death was a result of the insured's furtherance of terrorism. Each victim of the insured's furtherance of terrorism shall receive the proceeds first on a proportional basis. Also provides the determination of whether an individual is a victim shall be made in coordination with the Pennsylvania Victims Compensation Assistance Program. Effective in 60 days.
Companions: HCO2485 (Co-sponsor Memo)
Printer Number(s): P2863 
Track Name(s): General Regulation(Monitor), Tracked Legislation(Monitor)
Bill History: 01-03-18 H Filed
01-05-18 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Insurance
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Total Bills: 7   7  


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