The following are summaries and other information related to Proposed Rules that the Department of Insurance, Financial Institutions and Professional Registration (DIFP) has submitted to the Secretary of State for Publication in the Missouri Register. These rules will not go into effect until the public has had an opportunity to submit written comments, and to attend a public hearing if one is scheduled.

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Proposed Amendment 20 CSR 2193-4.010 This amendment reduces various fees for the Interior Design Council. PUBLIC COST:This proposed amendment will cost state agencies approximately three hundred fifty dollars ($350) annually and three thousand five hundred dollars ($3,500) biennially for the life of the rule. It is anticipated that the costs will recur for the life of the rule, may vary with inflation and are expected to increase at the rate projected by the Legislative Oversight Committee.
PRIVATE COST: This proposed amendment will save private entities approximately three hundred fifty dollars ($350) annually and three thousand five hundred dollars ($3,500) biennially for the life of the rule. It is anticipated that the costs will recur for the life of the rule, may vary with inflation and are expected to increase at the rate projected by the Legislative Oversight Committee.
Link to Missouri Register This proposed amendment does not have an adverse impact on small businesses. Professional Registration
20 CSR 200-11.101 This amendment effects changes made to sections 382.010 to 382.300, RSMo, by House Bill 50 (2015) and incorporates revisions to the Insurance Holding Company System Model Regulation with Reporting Forms and Instructions adopted by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners. PUBLIC COST: This proposed amendment will not cost state agencies or political subdivisions more than five hundred dollars ($500) in the aggregate.
PRIVATE COST: This proposed amendment will not cost private entities more than five hundred dollars ($500) in the aggregate.
Link to Missouri Register The proposed amended rule does not have an adverse impact on small businesses. Insurance
Emergency Rule 20 CSR 200-11.101 The emergency rule amendment, effective January 1, 2016, effects changes made to sections 382.010 to 382.300, RSMo, by House Bill 50 (2015) and incorporates revisions to the Insurance Holding Company System Model Regulation with Reporting Forms and Instructions adopted by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners. PUBLIC COST:  Not applicable.
PRIVATE COST: Not applicable.
Link to Missouri Register Not applicable to emergency rule. Insurance
Emergency Amendment- 20 CSR 2230—2.070 Fees The State Board of Podiatric Medicine is statutorily obligated to enforce and administer the provisions of Chapter 330, RSMo. Pursuant to section 330.140, RSMo, the board shall set the amount of the fees which the chapter authorizes and requires by rules and regulations. The fees shall be set at a level to produce revenue which shall not substantially exceed the cost and expense of administering the provisions of Chapter 330, RSMo. Not applicable to emergency rule. Link to Missouri Register Not applicable to emergency rule. Professional Registration
Proposed Amendment- 20 CSR 2220-4.010 General Fees The Board of Pharmacy is statutorily obligated to enforce and administer the provisions of section Chapter 338, RSMo, governing the practice of pharmacy. Pursuant to section 338.070, RSMo, the Board shall set the appropriate amount of fees by rule, so that the revenue produced shall not substantially exceed the cost and expense of administering the provisions of Chapter 338, RSMo. Based on the Board’s five (5) year projections, the Board is proposing to reduce renewal fees for pharmacies, drug distributors, pharmacists, intern pharmacists and pharmacy technicians. PUBLIC COST: This proposed amendment will cost state agencies or political subdivisions approximately one million, eight hundred eight thousand ($1,808,000) from July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017 as the result of the proposed decrease.
PRIVATE COST: This proposed amendment will save private entities approximately one million, eight hundred eight thousand ($1,808,000) from July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017 as the result of the proposed decrease.
Link to Missouri Register This proposed amendment does not have an adverse impact on small businesses. Professional Registration
Proposed Amendment- 20 CSR 2255-1.040 Fees The board is proposing to decrease fees associated with licensure. PUBLIC COST: This proposed amendment will cost state agencies or political subdivisions approximately forty-two thousand five hundred twenty dollars ($42,520.00) biennially for the life of the rule. It is anticipated that the costs will recur for the life of the rule, may vary with inflation, and are expected to increase at the rate projected by the Legislative Oversight Committee.
PRIVATE COST: This proposed amendment will save private entities approximately forty-two thousand five hundred twenty dollars ($42,520.00) biennially for the life of the rule. It is anticipated that the costs will recur for the life of the rule, may vary with inflation, and are expected to increase at the rate projected by the Legislative Oversight Committee.
Link to Missouri Register This proposed amendment does not have an adverse impact on small businesses. Professional Registration
Proposed Amendment- 20 CSR 2030-1.010 General Organization This amendment adds the word “professional” in front of landscape architect(s) due to changes made to section 327.031, RSMo, effective August 28, 2014. It also updates the reference to professional land surveying to make it consistent with statutory language. PUBLIC COST: This proposed amendment will not cost state agencies or political subdivisions more than five hundred dollars ($500) in the aggregate.
PRIVATE COST: This proposed amendment will not cost private entities more than five hundred dollars ($500) in the aggregate.
Link to Missouri Register This proposed amendment does not have an adverse impact on small businesses. Professional Registration
Proposed Amendment- 20 CSR 2030-2.010 Code of Professional Conduct This amendment adds the word “professional” in front of landscape architect(s) due to changes made to section 327.031, RSMo, effective August 28, 2014. It also updates the reference to professional land surveying to make it consistent with statutory language. PUBLIC COST: This proposed amendment will not cost state agencies or political subdivisions more than five hundred dollars ($500) in the aggregate.
PRIVATE COST: This proposed amendment will not cost private entities more than five hundred dollars ($500) in the aggregate.
Link to Missouri Register This proposed amendment does not have an adverse impact on small businesses. Professional Registration
Proposed Amendment- 20 CSR 2030-3.010 Official Seal of Board This rule is being amended to add the word “Professional” in front of landscape architects due to changes made to section 327.031, RSMo, effective August 28, 2014. PUBLIC COST: This proposed amendment will not cost state agencies or political subdivisions more than five hundred dollars ($500) in the aggregate.
PRIVATE COST: This proposed amendment will not cost private entities more than five hundred dollars ($500) in the aggregate.
Link to Missouri Register This proposed amendment does not have an adverse impact on small businesses. Professional Registration
Proposed Amendment- 20 CSR 2030-5.020 NCARB Examinations—Architects This rule is being amended to add the word “Professional” in front of landscape architects due to the passage of SB 809 and changes made to section 327.041, RSMo, effective August 28, 2014. PUBLIC COST: This proposed amendment will not cost state agencies or political subdivisions more than five hundred dollars ($500) in the aggregate.
PRIVATE COST: This proposed amendment will not cost private entities more than five hundred dollars ($500) in the aggregate.
Link to Missouri Register This proposed amendment does not have an adverse impact on small businesses. Professional Registration
Proposed Amendment- 20 CSR 2030-5.070 NCEES Examinations—Professional Engineers This rule is being amended to add the word “Professional” in front of landscape architects due to changes made to section 327.031, RSMo, effective August 28, 2014. It also adds the word “Professional” in front of Engineer in the title to be consistent with statute. PUBLIC COST: This proposed amendment will not cost state agencies or political subdivisions more than five hundred dollars ($500) in the aggregate.
PRIVATE COST: This proposed amendment will not cost private entities more than five hundred dollars ($500) in the aggregate.
Link to Missouri Register This proposed amendment does not have an adverse impact on small businesses. Professional Registration
Proposed Amendment- 20 CSR 2030-7.010 Nonresidents This rule is being amended to add the word “professional” in front of landscape architects due changes made to section 327.031, RSMo, effective August 28, 2014. PUBLIC COST: This proposed amendment will not cost state agencies or political subdivisions more than five hundred dollars ($500) in the aggregate.
PRIVATE COST: This proposed amendment will not cost private entities more than five hundred dollars ($500) in the aggregate.
Link to Missouri Register This proposed amendment does not have an adverse impact on small businesses. Professional Registration
Proposed Amendment- 20 CSR 2030-8.010 Professional Land Surveying Matters This rule is being amended to add the word “professional” in front of land surveyors and land surveying to make it consistent with statutory language. PUBLIC COST: This proposed amendment will not cost state agencies or political subdivisions more than five hundred dollars ($500) in the aggregate.
PRIVATE COST: This proposed amendment will not cost private entities more than five hundred dollars ($500) in the aggregate.
Link to Missouri Register This proposed amendment does not have an adverse impact on small businesses. Professional Registration
20 CSR 2030-12.010 Public Complaint Handling and Disposition Procedure This rule is being amended to add the word “Professional” in front of landscape architects due to changes made to section 327.031, RSMo, effective August 28, 2014. PUBLIC COST: This proposed amendment will not cost state agencies or political subdivisions more than five hundred dollars ($500) in the aggregate.
PRIVATE COST: This proposed amendment will not cost private entities more than five hundred dollars ($500) in the aggregate.
Link to Missouri Register This proposed amendment does not have an adverse impact on small businesses. Professional Registration
Proposed Amendment- 20 CSR 2030-5.110 Standards for Admission to Examination—Professional Land Surveyors This amendment ensures applicants will receive more experience in land surveying than design or construction surveying work which should make them better experienced to pass the Professional Surveying examinations. PUBLIC COST: This proposed amendment will not cost state agencies or political subdivisions more than five hundred dollars ($500) in the aggregate.
PRIVATE COST: This proposed amendment will not cost private entities more than five hundred dollars ($500) in the aggregate.
Link to Missouri Register This proposed amendment does not have an adverse impact on small businesses. Professional Registration
Proposed Amendment- 20 CSR 2030-8.020 Professional Land Surveyor—Professional Development Units This rule is being amended to provide more clarification on acceptable units of professional development for the renewal of a professional land surveyor’s license. PUBLIC COST: This proposed amendment will not cost state agencies or political subdivisions more than five hundred dollars ($500) in the aggregate.
PRIVATE COST: This proposed amendment will save private entities approximately four hundred twenty-five dollars ($425) to five thousand one hundred dollars ($5,100) annually for the life of the rule. It is anticipated that the costs will recur for the life of the rule, may vary with inflation, and are expected to increase at the rate projected by the Legislative Oversight Committee.
Link to Missouri Register This proposed amendment does not have an adverse impact on small businesses. Professional Registration
Proposed Amendment- 20 CSR 2030-2.040 Evaluation Criteria for Building Design This rule is being amended to reflect the 2015 edition of the International Building Code. PUBLIC COST: This proposed amendment will not cost state agencies or political subdivisions more than five hundred dollars ($500) in the aggregate.
PRIVATE COST: This proposed amendment will not cost private entities more than five hundred dollars ($500) in the aggregate.
Link to Missouri Register This proposed amendment does not have an adverse impact on small businesses. Professional Registration
Proposed Rule 20 CSR 2120-2.100 - Fees This purpose of this amendment is to update the seller per contract annual reporting fee for contracts sold on or after September 1, 2015. PUBLIC COST: This proposed amendment will cost state agencies or political subdivisions approximately one hundred sixty-three thousand nine hundred dollars ($163,900) annually for the life of the rule. It is anticipated that the costs will recur for the life of the rule, may vary with inflation, and are expected to increase at the rate projected by the Legislative Oversight Committee.
PRIVATE COST: This proposed amendment will save private entities approximately one hundred sixty-three thousand nine hundred dollars ($163,900) annually for the life of the rule. It is anticipated that the costs will recur for the life of the rule, may vary with inflation, and are expected to increase at the rate projected by the Legislative Oversight Committee.
Link to Missouri Register This proposed amendment will save licensees $163,900. Professional Registration
Emergency Amendment 20 CSR 2120-2.100 - Fees This emergency amendment effective August 21, 2015, is a one-time reduction in renewal fees for sellers, preneed agents, and establishments. It also reduces the seller contract annual reporting fee. Not applicable to emergency rule.  Link to Missouri Register Not applicable to emergency rule. Professional Registration
20 CSR 2150-3.010 Applicants for Licensure as Professional Physical Therapists This amendment specifies which applicants are required to take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (“TOEFL”) examination. PUBLIC COST: This proposed amendment will not cost state agencies or political subdivisions more than five hundred dollars ($500) in the aggregate.
PRIVATE COST: This proposed amendment will save private entities approximately one thousand nine hundred dollars ($1,900) annually for the life of the rule. It is anticipated that the costs will recur for the life of the rule, may vary with inflation and are expected to increase at the rate projected by the Legislative Oversight Committee.
Link to Missouri Register This proposed amendment will save applicants the $190 TOEFL exam fee. Professional Registration
Emergency Amendment 20 CSR 2150-3.010 Applicants for Licensure as Professional Physical Therapists This emergency amendment effective August 6, 2015, specifies which applicants are required to take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (“TOEFL”) examination. Not applicable to emergency rule. Link to Missouri Register Not applicable to emergency rule. Professional Registration

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