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CS/SB 938: Insurance Agents and Adjusters

GENERAL BILL by Banking and Insurance ; Richter ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Oelrich

Insurance Agents and Adjusters; Deleting a requirement that an insurer pay an agent tax for each county in which an agent represents the insurer and has a place of business; revising the definitions of “adjuster” and “home state”; revising provisions relating to who may bind insurance coverage; revising provisions relating to continuing education requirements; providing that persons on active military duty may seek a waiver; revising provisions relating to the purpose of the general lines and personal lines license and certain requirements related to general lines and personal lines agents; requiring persons transacting mortgage guaranty insurance to be licensed and appointed as a credit insurance agent; revising the licensure application for bail bond agents to include certain information etc.

Effective Date: except as otherwise expressly provided in this act, this act shall take effect October 1, 2012
Last Action: 3/7/2012 Senate - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 725 (Ch. 2012-209) -SJ 918
Location: Laid on Table
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Banking and Insurance (BI)
  2. Budget Subcommittee on General Government Appropriations (BGA)
  3. Budget (BC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/15/2011 Senate • Filed
12/6/2011 Senate • Referred to Banking and Insurance; Budget -SJ 78
12/21/2011 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Banking and Insurance, 01/09/12, 3:15 pm, 412 Knott Building
1/9/2012 Senate • CS by Banking and Insurance; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -SJ 112
1/10/2012 Senate • Introduced -SJ 78
• Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• CS by Banking and Insurance read 1st time -SJ 107
1/11/2012 Senate • Now in Budget -SJ 112
• Subreferred to Budget Subcommittee on General Government Appropriations -SJ 160
• Now in Budget Subcommittee on General Government Appropriations
1/13/2012 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Budget Subcommittee on General Government Appropriations, 01/19/12, 2:45 pm, 401 Senate Office Building
1/19/2012 Senate • Favorable by Budget Subcommittee on General Government Appropriations; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 252
1/20/2012 Senate • Now in Budget -SJ 252
2/16/2012 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Budget, 02/21/12, 3:45 pm, 412 Knott Building
2/21/2012 Senate • Favorable by- Budget; YEAS 21 NAYS 0 -SJ 671
2/22/2012 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 671
3/5/2012 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/07/12
3/7/2012 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 917
• Amendment(s) adopted (916578) -SJ 918
• Substituted CS/CS/CS/HB 725 -SJ 918
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 725 (Ch. 2012-209) -SJ 918