Meeting to consider the nominations of James Biery and Mary Zenner to the Banking and Securities Commission; SB 225, SB 705, and SB 772, and HB 1349

Senate Banking and Insurance Committee

Wednesday, June 23, 2021 | 10:00 a.m.

North Office Building, Hearing Room #1


Meeting to consider the nominations of James Biery and Mary Zenner to the Banking and Securities Commission; SB 225, SB 705, and SB 772, and HB 1349

Consideration of nominees: Banking and Securities Commission

  • James Biery, Cumberland County
  • Mary Zenner, Erie County

Senate Bill 225 Phillips-Hill: Further provides for uniform definitions, prior authorization standards, step therapy protocols, and an adverse determination appeal process.

  • Amendment Forthcoming

Senate Bill 705 Vogel: Establishes the Telemedicine Act to provide for regulation, insurance coverage, and payment to health care providers for telemedicine services.

  • Amendment Forthcoming

Senate Bill 772 DiSanto, Street: Reduces the minimum nonforfeiture rate for individual deferred annuities and adopts a consumer best interest standard for annuity recommendations.

House Bill 1349 Pickett: Enables the Insurance Department to electronically process criminal history records for insurance producer applicants.