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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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
Emergency Rule 20 CSR 400-11.140
Renewal Applications and Fees – Individual Navigators and Entity Navigators
The emergency rule, effective July 25, 2015, prescribes the license renewal application process and fees for individual navigators and entity navigators. All forms referenced in this regulation may be accessed at http://insurance.mo.gov/otherlicensees/navigators.php PUBLIC COST: Not applicable to emergency rule.
PRIVATE COST: Not applicable to emergency rule.
To be published in 40 MoReg 16 Not applicable to emergency rule. Insurance
20 CSR 2085-12.010 Emergency Amendment This rule is being amended to comply with section 600.9 of the Federal Regulations. N/A Link to Missouri Register This proposed amendment does not have an adverse impact on small businesses Professional Registration
20 CSR 2085-12.010 Proposed Amendment This rule is being amended to comply with section 600.9 of the Federal Regulations. PUBLIC COST: This proposed amendment will not cost state agency or political subdivision more than $500 in the aggregate.
PRIVATE COST: This proposed amendment would not cost private entities more than $500 in the aggregate.
Link to Missouri Register This proposed amendment does not have an adverse impact on small businesses. Professional Registration
20 CSR 2085-12.035 Emergency Amendment This rule is being amended to comply with section 600.9 of the Federal Regulations. N/A Link to Missouri Register This proposed amendment does not have an adverse impact on small businesses. Professional Registration
20 CSR 2085-12.035 Proposed Amendment This rule is being amended to comply with section 600.9 of the Federal Regulations. PUBLIC COST: This proposed amendment will not cost state agency or political subdivision more than $500 in the aggregate.
PRIVATE COST: This proposed amendment would not cost private entities more than $500 in the aggregate.
Link to Missouri Register This proposed amendment does not have an adverse impact on small businesses. Professional Registration
20 CSR 2085-12.060 Emergency Amendment This rule is being amended to comply with section 600.9 of the Federal Regulations. N/A Link to Missouri Register This proposed amendment does not have an adverse impact on small businesses. Professional Registration
20 CSR 2085-12.060 Proposed Amendment This rule is being amended to comply with section 600.9 of the Federal Regulations. PUBLIC COST: This proposed amendment will not cost state agency or political subdivision more than $500 in the aggregate.
PRIVATE COST: This proposed amendment would not cost private entities more than $500 in the aggregate.
Link to Missouri Register This proposed amendment does not have an adverse impact on small businesses. Professional Registration
20 CSR 2115-1.040 Proposed Amendment This proposed amendment is for a one (1)-time reduction of ten dollars ($10) in the renewal fee for dietitians. PUBLIC COST: From January 1, 2016, to December 31, 2017, this proposed amendment will cost state agencies or political subdivisions approximately nineteen thousand dollars ($19,000). Effective January 1, 2018, the renewal fee will revert to its original cost, and the additional costs will end.
PRIVATE COST: From January 1, 2016, to December 31, 2017, this proposed amendment will save private entities approximately nineteen thousand dollars ($19,000). Effective January 1, 2018, the renewal fee will revert to its original cost, and the additional savings will end.
Link to Missouri Register This proposed amendment will save licensees $10 in biennial renewal fees. Professional Registration
20 CSR 2095-1.020 Emergency Amendment (Fees) The Division of Professional Registration and the Committee for Professional Counselors are statutorily obligated to enforce and administer the provisions of Chapter 337, RSMo. Pursuant to section 337.507, RSMo, the committee shall by rule and regulation set the amount of fees authorized by Chapter 337 so that the revenue produced is sufficient, but not excessive, to cover the cost and expense to the committee for administering the provisions of Chapter 337, RSMo. N/A Link to Missouri Register N/A Professional Registration
20 CSR 2095-1.020 Proposed Amendment (Fees) The Division of Professional Registration and the Committee for Professional Counselors are statutorily obligated to enforce and administer the provisions of Chapter 337, RSMo. Pursuant to section 337.507, RSMo, the committee shall by rule and regulation set the amount of fees authorized by Chapter 337 so that the revenue produced is sufficient, but not excessive, to cover the cost and expense to the committee for administering the provisions of Chapter 337, RSMo. PUBLIC COST: This proposed amendment will cost state agencies approximately one hundred ninety thousand dollars ($190,000) 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 one hundred ninety thousand dollars ($190,000) 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 will save licensees $50 in biennial renewal fees. Professional Registration

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