Bill Details - SB195 (2019)

SB 195-FN - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2019 SESSION

19-1059

01/10

 

SENATE BILL 195-FN

 

AN ACT relative to insurance continuing education.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. Kahn, Dist 10; Sen. Rosenwald, Dist 13

 

COMMITTEE: Commerce

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill changes the manner in which the commissioner pays the expenses of compensating the continuing education advisory councils.  This bill also adds submission fees for continuing education courses.

 

This bill is a request of the insurance department.

 

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

19-1059

01/10

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen

 

AN ACT relative to insurance continuing education.

 

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

 

1  Insurance Department; Continuing Education.  Amend RSA 400-A:29-a to read as follows:

400-A:29-a  [Fees for] Continuing Education Course Submissions; [Special Fund Established] Advisory Councils; Reimbursement for Certain Expenses.

I.  [The commissioner may impose and collect reasonable application fees in amounts to be determined by the commissioner from sponsoring organizations for submissions of continuing education courses to meet educational requirements established by rule for producers, consultants, and adjusters.

II.  The fees collected by the commissioner under paragraph I shall be forwarded to the state treasurer for deposit in the continuing education advisory council reimbursement fund.  Moneys in this fund shall lapse to the general fund at the close of each fiscal year.  Moneys from this fund shall be used by] The commissioner [to] shall pay the expenses of compensating the continuing education advisory councils, within the limits of appropriations made in the operating budget for this purpose.

[III.] II. Members of the respective continuing education advisory councils shall be reimbursed for all actual travel.

2  New Paragraph; Insurance Department; Fees.  Amend RSA 400-A:29 by inserting after paragraph XXII the following new paragraph:

XXIII.  Continuing education course submission fee:

(a)  Initial $25

(b)  Renewal $25

3  Repeal.  RSA 6:12, I(b)(22), relative to moneys to be deposited into the continuing education advisory council reimbursement fund, is repealed.

4  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect July 1, 2019.

 

LBAO

19-1059

1/17/19

 

SB 195-FN- FISCAL NOTE

AS INTRODUCED

 

AN ACT relative to insurance continuing education.

 

FISCAL IMPACT:

The Legislative Budget Assistant has determined that this legislation, as introduced, has a total fiscal impact of less than $10,000 in each of the fiscal years 2020 through 2023.

 

AGENCIES CONTACTED:

Insurance Department

 

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 3, 2019 Introduced 01/03/2019 and Referred to Commerce; SJ 4
Jan. 29, 2019 Hearing: 01/29/2019, Room 103, SH, 01:30 pm; SC 8
Jan. 29, 2019 Committee Report: Ought to Pass, 01/29/2019; SC 9
Feb. 7, 2019 Committee Report: Ought to Pass, 02/07/2019; SC 9
Feb. 14, 2019 Committee Report: Ought to Pass, 02/14/2019; SC 10
Feb. 14, 2019 Special Order to After Energy and Natural Resources, Without Objection, MA; 02/14/2019; SJ 5
Feb. 14, 2019 Ought to Pass: MA, VV; OT3rdg; 02/14/2019; SJ 5
March 20, 2019 Introduced 03/20/2019 and referred to Commerce and Consumer Affairs HJ 11 P. 70
April 16, 2019 Public Hearing: 04/16/2019 10:30 am LOB 302
April 17, 2019 Full Committee Work Session: 04/17/2019 10:00 am LOB 302
May 7, 2019 Full Committee Work Session: 05/07/2019 09:30 am LOB 302
May 21, 2019 Executive Session: 05/21/2019 11:00 am LOB 302
June 5, 2019 Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 06/05/2019 (Vote 20-0; CC) HC 27 P. 6
Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate (Vote 20-0; CC)
June 5, 2019 Inexpedient to Legislate: MA VV 06/05/2019

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 29, 2019 Senate Hearing
Jan. 29, 2019 Senate Floor Vote
Feb. 7, 2019 Senate Floor Vote
Feb. 14, 2019 Senate Floor Vote
Feb. 14, 2019 Senate Floor Vote
April 16, 2019 House Hearing
May 21, 2019 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
June 5, 2019 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

SB195 Revision: 5184 Date: Jan. 22, 2019, 10:21 a.m.