WSR 08-16-056

AGENDA

OFFICE OF

INSURANCE COMMISSIONER

[ Filed July 30, 2008, 2:04 p.m. ]


Rule Development Agenda

July 31, 2008, through January 31, 2009



The following rule makings have been proposed and are currently between the CR-101, CR-102, CR-105 or CR-103 stage. They are currently under review and there may be further rule-making activity before January 31, 2009. If you have any questions regarding any of these rule making, please contact Kacy Scott, kacys@oic.wa.gov or (360) 725-7041.


WAC RCW Authority Subject Current Activity OIC Contact
CR-101 CR-105 CR-102 CR-103
Chapter

284-07 WAC

RCW 48.02.060, 48.31B.040, and 48.31C.150 Electronic holding company filings 08-04-106 Melodie Bankers

melodieb@oic.wa.gov

(360) 725-7039

Chapter

284-13 WAC

48.02.060 and 48.94.055 Reinsurance intermediary broker and manager 06-08-099 Jim Tompkins Jimt@oic.wa.gov

(360) 725-7036

Chapter

284-13 WAC

48.13.490 Safeguarding insurer securities 08-12-097 Jim Tompkins jimt@oic.wa.gov

(360) 725-7036

Chapter

284-16 WAC

48.02.060, 48.31.435 Administrative supervision of insurers 08-11-106 Jim Tompkins jimt@oic.wa.gov

(360) 725-7036

Chapter

284-

17 WAC

48.02.060 Producer licensing and education 08-03-123 08-14-168 Melodie Bankers

melodieb@oic.wa.gov

(360) 725-7039

Chapter

284-17 WAC

48.02-060, 48.17.005 Producer licensing (2) 08-07-096 Melodie Bankers

melodieb@oic.wa.gov

(360) 725-7039

WAC

284-22-040

48.02.060, 48.22.070 USL&H assigned risk plan 08-07-104 Jim Tompkins jimt@oic.wa.gov

(360) 725-7036

Chapter

284-23 WAC

48.23.345 Juvenile life insurance 07-17-163 Meg Jones MegJ@oic.wa.gov

(360) 725-7197

WAC

284-23-600 - 284-23-730

48.02.060 (3)(a) Accelerated benefit 08-12-098 Melodie Bankers

melodieb@oic.wa.gov

(360) 725-7039

Chapters

284-30,

284-24,

284-58 WAC

48.110.150 Rate filing (SERFF) 07-21-134 08-14-055 Melodie Bankers

melodieb@oic.wa.gov

(360) 725-7039

WAC

284-30-3901 -

284-30-3916

48.02.060 and 48.30.010 Automobile total loss settlements 07-14-110 Chris Carlson

Chrisc@oic.wa.gov

(360) 725-7042

Chapter

284-43 WAC

48.02.060, 48.44.050, 48.46.200 and chapter 303, Laws of 2008 Individual health rate plans 08-08-097 Donna Dorris

donnad@oic.wa.gov

(360) 725-7040

WAC

284-43-820

48.02.060, 48.43.510 Health plan disclosure documents 08-11-107 Donna Dorris

donnad@oic.wa.gov

(360) 725-7040

Chapter

284-54 WAC

48.02.060, 48.21.200, 48.44.050, 48.46.200 Coordination of benefits 08-12-099 Pete Cutler

petec@oic.wa.gov

(360) 725-9651

WAC

284-74-420

48.02.060 CSO mortality table 07-18-005 Melodie Bankers

melodieb@oic.wa.gov

(360) 725-7039

New chapter Chapter 145, Laws of 2008 Long-term care 08-09-131 Melodie Bankers

melodieb@oic.wa.gov

(360) 725-7039

48.02.060 Conducting business in own legal name 08-09-134 Meg Jones megj@oic.wa.gov

(360) 725-7197

48.02.060 Cancellation of P&C policies by insureds 08-09-135 Meg Jones megj@oic.wa.gov

(360) 725-7197

48.02.060, 48.22.105 Personal injury protection 08-09-136 Meg Jones megj@oic.wa.gov

(360) 725-7197

48.02.060 Standards for safeguarding customer information 08-10-096 Jim Tompkins jimt@oic.wa.gov

(360) 725-7036

48.02.060, section 9(5), chapter 110, Laws of 2008 Referral of title insurance business 08-13-096 Jim Tompkins jimt@oic.wa.gov

(360) 725-7036

48.02.060, section 9(1), chapter 110, Laws of 2008 Reporting of affiliated business ownership of title insurance agents 08-13-098 Jim Tompkins jimt@oic.wa.gov

(360) 725-7036


Possible Rule-makings:

In addition to the rule activities that have been initiated, the commissioner continues the effort to update and clarify the code. In the period before January 31, 2009, subjects that may be considered for rule making in this effort include:

WAC Subject
Chapter 284-07 WAC Audited financial statements.
Chapter 284-07 WAC Amendments to permitted accounting practices.
Chapter 284-43 WAC Health carriers and health plans.
WAC 284-53-010 (4)(b) Chemical dependency incremental benefit increases.
New chapter 284-150 WAC (RCW 48.150.100) Direct patient-provider primary health care.
New Annuity and deposit fund.
New Discovery processes in adjudicative hearings and contested cases.
WAC 284-30-500 (1)(b) Family or household exclusion clause.

Mike Kreidler

Washington State Code Reviser's Office