Insurance and Real Estate Committee Bill Record Book 9/27/2020

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Section 1: PROPOSED SENATE BILLS

  Bill # Title Public Hearing Date Committee Action File # House Cal. # Senate Cal. # House Action Senate Action Governor's Action & Act #
  SB-1 AAC DIABETES AND HIGH DEDUCTIBLE HEALTH PLANS.

SENATOR LOONEY, 11TH DIST.
SENATOR DUFF, 25TH DIST.
SENATOR DAUGHERTY ABRAMS, 13TH DIST.

et al
02-25 03-03 INS - Joint Favorable
02-18 SCO - DRAFTED BY COMMITTEE
02-13 INS - Vote to Draft


Section 3: (SENATE) COMMITTEE BILLS AND RAISED BILLS

  Bill # Title Public Hearing Date Committee Action File # House Cal. # Senate Cal. # House Action Senate Action Governor's Action & Act #
  RSB-197 AAC HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR CERTAIN EPINEPHRINE CARTRIDGE INJECTORS.

REPRESENTATIVE BORER, 115TH DIST.
02-25

  RSB-198 AA EXTENDING THE PREMIUM BILLING NOTICE PERIOD FOR RENEWAL OF CERTAIN PERSONAL AND COMMERCIAL RISK INSURANCE POLICIES.
02-25

  RSB-199 AAC REQUIRED HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR LOW PROTEIN MODIFIED FOOD PRODUCTS, AMINO ACID MODIFIED PREPARATIONS AND SPECIALIZED FORMULAS.

SENATOR ANWAR, 3RD DIST.
SENATOR ANWAR, 3RD DIST.
02-25 03-10 INS - Joint Favorable


  RSB-200 AA AUTHORIZING THE INSURANCE COMMISSIONER TO ADOPT REGULATIONS ESTABLISHING CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS FOR PUBLIC ADJUSTERS.
02-25 03-10 INS - Joint Favorable


  RSB-201 AA ESTABLISHING A TASK FORCE TO STUDY HEALTH INSURANCE AND HEALTH CARE INEQUITY IN THIS STATE.
02-25 03-10 INS - Joint Favorable Substitute


  RSB-202 AA ESTABLISHING A TASK FORCE TO STUDY THE SMALL GROUP HEALTH INSURANCE MARKET IN THIS STATE.
02-25

  RSB-203 AA REQUIRING HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR MOTORIZED WHEELCHAIRS.

SENATOR OSTEN, 19TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE CONLEY, 40TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE BORER, 115TH DIST.

et al
02-25

  RSB-204 AA REQUIRING HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR CERTAIN SURGICAL PROCEDURES PERFORMED TO TREAT SEVERE OBESITY.

REPRESENTATIVE SANCHEZ, 25TH DIST.
SENATOR BERTHEL, 32ND DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE DELNICKI, 14TH DIST.

et al
02-25 03-10 INS - Joint Favorable


  RSB-205 AAC TRAVEL INSURANCE AND SUICIDE.

REPRESENTATIVE DELNICKI, 14TH DIST.
SENATOR ANWAR, 3RD DIST.
SENATOR ANWAR, 3RD DIST.

et al
02-27 03-10 INS - Joint Favorable


  RSB-206 AA REQUIRING CERTAIN HEALTH INSURERS TO OFFER AND SELL A QUALIFIED HEALTH PLAN THROUGH THE CONNECTICUT HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGE.

SENATOR LOONEY, 11TH DIST.
02-25

  RSB-207 AAC THE INSURANCE DEPARTMENT'S RECOMMENDATIONS REGARDING SURETY BAIL BOND AGENTS.
02-25 03-10 INS - Joint Favorable


  RSB-208 AAC THE INSURANCE DEPARTMENT'S RECOMMENDATIONS REGARDING GENETIC TESTING.
02-25 03-10 INS - Joint Favorable


  RSB-209 AA REQUIRING HEALTH CARE SHARING MINISTRIES TO COMPLY WITH THE PATIENT PROTECTION AND AFFORDABLE CARE ACT.
02-25 03-10 INS - Joint Favorable


  RSB-210 AAC THE INSURANCE DEPARTMENT'S RECOMMENDATIONS REGARDING HOMEOWNERS INSURANCE, CREDIT LIFE INSURANCE, CREDIT ACCIDENT AND HEALTH INSURANCE AND INSURANCE PRODUCERS.
02-25 03-10 INS - Joint Favorable


  RSB-319 AA REQUIRING THE INSURANCE COMMISSIONER TO STUDY REIMBURSEMENT PARITY FOR PODIATRISTS.

SENATOR ANWAR, 3RD DIST.
SENATOR LOONEY, 11TH DIST.
03-05 03-10 INS - Joint Favorable Substitute


  RSB-320 AA PROHIBITING HEALTH CARRIERS FROM REQUIRING THE USE OF STEP THERAPY FOR DRUGS PRESCRIBED TO TREAT DISABLING, CHRONIC OR LIFE-THREATENING DISEASES OR CONDITIONS.

REPRESENTATIVE GRESKO, 121ST DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE VAIL, 52ND DIST.
SENATOR LOONEY, 11TH DIST.
03-05 03-10 INS - Joint Favorable


  RSB-321 AAC THE BURDEN OF PROOF DURING ADVERSE DETERMINATION AND UTILIZATION REVIEWS.

SENATOR LOONEY, 11TH DIST.
03-05 03-10 INS - Joint Favorable


  RSB-322 AA REQUIRING THE INSURANCE COMMISSIONER TO CONSIDER AFFORDABILITY IN REVIEWING INDIVIDUAL AND GROUP HEALTH INSURANCE POLICY PREMIUM RATE FILINGS.

SENATOR LOONEY, 11TH DIST.
03-05

  RSB-323 AAC SURPRISE BILLING AND COST SHARING FOR HEALTH CARE SERVICES PROVIDED BY OUT-OF-NETWORK PROVIDERS AT IN-NETWORK FACILITIES.
03-05 03-10 INS - Joint Favorable


  RSB-324 AAC REQUIRED HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR AMBULANCE SERVICES AND REQUIRING NOTIFICATION AND CONSENT REGARDING THE POTENTIAL COST OF SUCH SERVICES IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.

SENATOR LOONEY, 11TH DIST.
03-05 03-10 INS - Joint Favorable Substitute


  RSB-325 AAC ASSOCIATION HEALTH PLANS.
03-03

  RSB-326 AA REQUIRING HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR CORONARY CALCIUM SCAN TESTS.

SENATOR FASANO, 34TH DIST.
SENATOR ANWAR, 3RD DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE CARNEY, 23RD DIST.
03-05 03-10 INS - Joint Favorable


  RSB-327 AA REQUIRING HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR ELECTIVE FERTILITY PRESERVATION TREATMENTS.

REPRESENTATIVE LINEHAN, 103RD DIST.
SENATOR MOORE, 22ND DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE GILCHREST, 18TH DIST.
03-05 03-10 INS - Joint Favorable


  RSB-328 AAC HEALTH CARE COST GROWTH BENCHMARKS, CANADIAN DRUG REIMPORTATION, STOP-LOSS INSURANCE AND REINSURANCE.

REPRESENTATIVE PAVALOCK-D'AMATO, 77TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE GUCKER, 138TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE HORN, 64TH DIST.

et al
03-05 03-10 INS - Joint Favorable


  RSB-329 AAC LONG-TERM CARE INSURANCE POLICIES.

REPRESENTATIVE FLOREN, 149TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE TURCO, 27TH DIST.
03-10 03-10 INS - Joint Favorable


  RSB-330 AA ESTABLISHING A TASK FORCE TO STUDY THE REGULATION OF SURETY BAIL BOND AGENTS IN THIS STATE.
03-03

  RSB-331 AA ESTABLISHING A TASK FORCE TO STUDY THE INSURANCE DEPARTMENT.
03-05 03-10 INS - Joint Favorable


  RSB-332 AA ESTABLISHING A TASK FORCE TO STUDY THE CONNECTICUT HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGE.
03-10

  RSB-333 AAC REIMBURSEMENTS FOR CERTAIN COVERED HEALTH BENEFITS.

SENATOR LOONEY, 11TH DIST.
03-05 03-10 INS - Joint Favorable


  RSB-334 AA REQUIRING THE INSURANCE COMMISSIONER TO STUDY METHODS OF ENHANCING DATA PRIVACY FOR BUSINESS ASSOCIATES AND COVERED ENTITIES UNDER THE HEALTH INSURANCE PORTABILITY AND ACCOUNTABILITY ACT.

SENATOR LOONEY, 11TH DIST.
03-05 03-10 INS - Joint Favorable


  RSB-335 AAC THE ROLE OF CLINICAL PEERS IN ADVERSE DETERMINATION AND UTILIZATION REVIEWS.

SENATOR LOONEY, 11TH DIST.
03-05 03-10 INS - Joint Favorable


  RSB-336 AA PROHIBITING CERTAIN HEALTH CARRIERS AND PHARMACY BENEFITS MANAGERS FROM EMPLOYING COPAY ACCUMULATOR PROGRAMS.

SENATOR ANWAR, 3RD DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE GILCHREST, 18TH DIST.
SENATOR LOONEY, 11TH DIST.
03-05 03-10 INS - Joint Favorable


  RSB-337 AAC HIGH DEDUCTIBLE HEALTH PLANS, QUALIFIED HEALTH PLANS AND DISCRIMINATION AGAINST PERSONS ON THE BASIS OF SEXUAL ORIENTATION AND GENDER IDENTITY.

SENATOR LOONEY, 11TH DIST.
SENATOR ANWAR, 3RD DIST.
03-10 03-10 INS - Joint Favorable


  RSB-338 AAC THE INSURANCE DEPARTMENT'S RECOMMENDATIONS REGARDING CREDIT FOR REINSURANCE.
03-10 03-10 INS - Joint Favorable


  RSB-339 AAC THE INSURANCE DEPARTMENT'S RECOMMENDATIONS REGARDING CAPTIVE INSURANCE COMPANIES.

REPRESENTATIVE WILSON PHEANIOUS, 53RD DIST.
03-10 03-10 INS - Joint Favorable


  RSB-340 AAC COLLECTION EFFORTS BY HOSPITALS AND COLLECTION AGENTS AGAINST UNINSURED AND UNDERINSURED PATIENTS.

SENATOR LOONEY, 11TH DIST.
SENATOR ANWAR, 3RD DIST.
03-10 03-10 INS - Joint Favorable


  RSB-341 AAC PARTICIPATION BY COVERED PERSONS, AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVES AND HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS IN UTILIZATION REVIEWS.
03-05 03-10 INS - Joint Favorable


  RSB-342 AA REQUIRING THE INSURANCE COMMISSIONER TO PROMOTE THE DEVELOPMENT OF, AND EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES IN, THE INSURANCE INDUSTRY IN THIS STATE.
03-10 03-10 INS - Joint Favorable


  RSB-343 AAC FINANCIAL PLANNERS AND THE CONNECTICUT UNFAIR INSURANCE PRACTICES ACT.
03-10 03-10 INS - Joint Favorable


  RSB-344 AA REQUIRING THE CONNECTICUT HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGE TO REPORT ADDITIONAL DATA.
03-10 03-10 INS - Joint Favorable


  RSB-345 AA REQUIRING THE INSURANCE COMMISSIONER TO STUDY AND REPORT ON ISSUES CONCERNING CLIMATE CHANGE.

REPRESENTATIVE DATHAN, 142ND DIST.
03-05

  RSB-346 AAC PUBLIC OPTIONS FOR HEALTH CARE IN CONNECTICUT.

SENATOR KASSER, 36TH DIST.
SENATOR ANWAR, 3RD DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE DATHAN, 142ND DIST.

et al
03-05 03-10 INS - Joint Favorable


  RSB-347 AAC THE PATIENT PROTECTION AND AFFORDABLE CARE ACT.

SENATOR ANWAR, 3RD DIST.
03-05 03-10 INS - Joint Favorable


  RSB-369 AAC DENTAL AND VISION INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR CHILDREN, STEPCHILDREN AND OTHER DEPENDENT CHILDREN.

REPRESENTATIVE COOK, 65TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE BORER, 115TH DIST.
SENATOR ANWAR, 3RD DIST.

et al
03-10 03-10 INS - Joint Favorable


Section 4: (HOUSE) COMMITTEE BILLS AND RAISED BILLS

  Bill # Title Public Hearing Date Committee Action File # House Cal. # Senate Cal. # House Action Senate Action Governor's Action & Act #
  RHB-5175 AAC DIABETES AND HIGH DEDUCTIBLE HEALTH PLANS.

REPRESENTATIVE TURCO, 27TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE GODFREY, 110TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE CONLEY, 40TH DIST.

et al
02-25 03-03 INS - Joint Favorable


  RHB-5176 AAC AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE COVERAGE.

REPRESENTATIVE CASE, 63RD DIST.
02-25

  RHB-5247 AAC EXPLANATIONS OF BENEFITS.

REPRESENTATIVE SIMMONS, 144TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE DATHAN, 142ND DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE MCCARTHY VAHEY, 133RD DIST.
02-27 03-10 INS - Joint Favorable


  RHB-5248 AA ESTABLISHING A TASK FORCE TO STUDY HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR PEER SUPPORT SERVICES IN THIS STATE.

REPRESENTATIVE DATHAN, 142ND DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE DELNICKI, 14TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE MCCARTHY VAHEY, 133RD DIST.

et al
02-27 03-10 INS - Joint Favorable


  RHB-5249 AAC DENTAL INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR CHILDREN, STEPCHILDREN AND OTHER DEPENDENT CHILDREN.

REPRESENTATIVE BORER, 115TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE TURCO, 27TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE COOK, 65TH DIST.

et al
03-10

  RHB-5250 AA PROHIBITING REQUIREMENTS FOR PRESCRIBING CLINICALLY INAPPROPRIATE QUANTITIES OF OUTPATIENT PSYCHOTROPIC DRUGS.
02-27 03-10 INS - Joint Favorable Substitute


  RHB-5251 AA ESTABLISHING A TASK FORCE TO STUDY HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR UNDOCUMENTED IMMIGRANTS IN THIS STATE.

SENATOR LOONEY, 11TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE PORTER, 94TH DIST.
02-25 03-10 INS - Joint Favorable


  RHB-5252 AA PROHIBITING CERTAIN VEHICLE STORAGE AGREEMENTS AS A PRECONDITION TO VEHICLE TOWING.
02-25

  RHB-5253 AAC DENTAL AND VISION INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR CHILDREN, STEPCHILDREN AND OTHER DEPENDENT CHILDREN.

REPRESENTATIVE BORER, 115TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE TURCO, 27TH DIST.
03-10

  RHB-5254 AA REQUIRING HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR MEDICATION-ASSISTED TREATMENT FOR OPIOID USE DISORDER.

REPRESENTATIVE DELNICKI, 14TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE GUCKER, 138TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE MICHEL, 146TH DIST.

et al
02-27 03-10 INS - Joint Favorable


  RHB-5255 AAC LIVING ORGAN DONOR INSURANCE DISCRIMINATION.

REPRESENTATIVE EXUM, 19TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE CONCEPCION, 4TH DIST.
SENATOR ANWAR, 3RD DIST.

et al
02-25 03-10 INS - Joint Favorable


  RHB-5256 AAC REQUIRED HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR DETOXIFICATION AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE SERVICES.

REPRESENTATIVE BORER, 115TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE DELNICKI, 14TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE GUCKER, 138TH DIST.

et al
02-27 03-10 INS - Joint Favorable


  RHB-5257 AA REQUIRING HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR PRESCRIPTION EYEGLASSES FOR COVERED DEPENDENT CHILDREN WHO ARE YOUNGER THAN NINETEEN YEARS OF AGE.

SENATOR ANWAR, 3RD DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE ROCHELLE, 104TH DIST.
03-10 03-10 INS - Joint Favorable


  RHB-5357 AA REQUIRING THE INSURANCE COMMISSIONER TO STUDY THE FEASIBILITY AND LIKELY EFFECTS OF MANDATING COVERAGE FOR CERTAIN BENEFITS UNDER MEDICARE SUPPLEMENT INSURANCE POLICIES AND CERTIFICATES.
03-03

  RHB-5358 AA ESTABLISHING A TASK FORCE TO STUDY PROPERTY AND CASUALTY INSURANCE.
03-10

  RHB-5359 AA ESTABLISHING A TASK FORCE TO STUDY HEALTH INSURANCE.
03-10 03-10 INS - Joint Favorable


  RHB-5360 AAC THE REGULATION AND TAXATION OF TRAVEL INSURANCE AND ASSOCIATED ENTITIES, PRODUCTS AND PROFESSIONALS.
03-03 03-10 INS - Joint Favorable


  RHB-5361 AA LIMITING CHANGES TO PRESCRIPTION DRUG FORMULARIES AND LISTS OF COVERED DRUGS.

REPRESENTATIVE DOUCETTE, 13TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE COOK, 65TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE LINEHAN, 103RD DIST.

et al
03-03 03-10 INS - Joint Favorable


  RHB-5362 AAC PROPERTY AND CASUALTY INSURANCE AND DISCRIMINATION AGAINST VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE.

REPRESENTATIVE GILCHREST, 18TH DIST.
03-10 03-10 INS - Joint Favorable


  RHB-5363 AA REQUIRING THE INSURANCE COMMISSIONER TO STUDY THIRD-PARTY HEALTH INSURANCE AND MEDICARE MARKETING.

REPRESENTATIVE ARCONTI, 109TH DIST.
03-03

  RHB-5364 AAC MANDATED HEALTH INSURANCE BENEFIT REVIEW.
03-03 03-10 INS - Joint Favorable


  RHB-5365 AAC THE INSURANCE DEPARTMENT'S RECOMMENDATIONS REGARDING THE PUBLIC HEALTH FEE, THIRD PARTY PERFORMANCE OF THE DEPARTMENT'S EMPLOYEES' DUTIES, THE INSURANCE DATA SECURITY LAW AND ASSESSMENTS AGAINST DOMESTIC INSURANCE COMPANIES AND ENTITIES.
03-03 03-10 INS - Joint Favorable Substitute


  RHB-5366 AAC THE COST OF PRESCRIPTION DRUGS.

SENATOR ANWAR, 3RD DIST.
03-03 03-10 INS - Joint Favorable Substitute


  RHB-5367 AAC HOMEOWNERS INSURANCE POLICIES AND COVERAGE FOR THE PERIL OF COLLAPSE.

REPRESENTATIVE DELNICKI, 14TH DIST.
SENATOR ANWAR, 3RD DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE WILSON PHEANIOUS, 53RD DIST.
03-10

  RHB-5368 AA ESTABLISHING A TASK FORCE TO STUDY THE USE OF BREED OF DOG AS AN UNDERWRITING FACTOR FOR HOMEOWNERS INSURANCE POLICIES.

REPRESENTATIVE FISHBEIN, 90TH DIST.
03-10 03-10 INS - Joint Favorable


  RHB-5369 AAC DONOR BREAST MILK AND HUMAN MILK PRODUCTS DERIVED FROM DONOR BREAST MILK.

REPRESENTATIVE DIMASSA, 116TH DIST.
03-03 03-10 INS - Joint Favorable Substitute


  RHB-5370 AAC CRUMBLING CONCRETE FOUNDATIONS.

REPRESENTATIVE DELNICKI, 14TH DIST.
SENATOR ANWAR, 3RD DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE WILSON PHEANIOUS, 53RD DIST.
03-10 03-10 INS - Joint Favorable


  RHB-5371 AAC COVERAGE FOR THE REMOVAL OF TREES FROM REAL PROPERTY.
03-10 03-10 INS - Joint Favorable


  RHB-5372 AA PROHIBITING INSURANCE COMPANIES FROM USING CREDIT HISTORY AS A FACTOR IN UNDERWRITING OR RATING PRIVATE PASSENGER NONFLEET AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE POLICIES.
03-03

  RHB-5373 AAC HOME IMPROVEMENT CONTRACTORS AND SALESPERSONS.
03-10 03-10 INS - Joint Favorable


  RHB-5374 AA EXEMPTING CERTAIN INSUREDS FROM THE INSURANCE PREMIUM TAX.

REPRESENTATIVE HAMPTON, 16TH DIST.
03-03

  RHB-5375 AAC LICENSING REQUIREMENTS FOR REAL ESTATE BROKERS.
03-03 03-10 INS - Joint Favorable


Section 11: GOVERNOR'S BILLS AND ECERTS

  Bill # Title Public Hearing Date Committee Action File # House Cal. # Senate Cal. # House Action Senate Action Governor's Action & Act #
  HB-5018 AAC HEALTH CARE COST GROWTH IN CONNECTICUT.

REPRESENTATIVE ARESIMOWICZ, 30TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE RITTER, 1ST DIST.
SENATOR LOONEY, 11TH DIST.

et al
03-05 03-10 INS - Joint Favorable Substitute