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CS/SB 1408: Department of Financial Services

GENERAL BILL by Banking and Insurance ; Burgess

Department of Financial Services; Specifying powers and duties of the Division of Public Assistance Fraud; specifying a condition that must be met before certain firefighter cancer-related benefits may be paid from the State Risk Management Trust Fund; specifying a criminal penalty for the willful and knowing dissemination of a sexual harassment victim’s personal identifying information, except under certain circumstances; prohibiting persons from acting as or advertising themselves as being funeral directors, embalmers, direct disposers, or preneed sales agents unless they are so licensed; prohibiting a firesafety inspector from knowingly and intentionally requesting, soliciting, accepting, or agreeing to accept certain compensation, etc.

Effective Date: Except as otherwise expressly provided in this act and except for this section, which shall take effect upon this act becoming a law, this act shall take effect July 1, 2021
Last Action: 3/15/2021 Senate - Now in Appropriations
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Banking and Insurance (BI)
  2. Appropriations (AP)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/18/2021 Senate • Filed
2/24/2021 Senate • Referred to Banking and Insurance; Judiciary; Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Environment, and General Government; Appropriations -SJ 138
3/2/2021 Senate • Introduced -SJ 137
3/5/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Banking and Insurance, 03/10/21, 8:00 am, 412 Knott Building
3/10/2021 Senate • CS by Banking and Insurance; YEAS 11 NAYS 0 -SJ 239
3/11/2021 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• CS by Banking and Insurance read 1st time -SJ 244
3/15/2021 Senate • Original reference(s) removed: Judiciary; Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Environment, and General Government
• Remaining references corrected to Appropriations; Rules -SJ 255
• Now in Appropriations