Health insurance; benefits for reservists called to active duty. (SB377)

Introduced By

Sen. Ryan McDougle (R-Mechanicsville) with support from co-patron Del. David Englin (D-Alexandria)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Reservists called to active duty; health insurance. Requires the Commonwealth and political subdivisions of the Commonwealth to continue to provide health insurance benefits to any employee who is a reservist or member of the National Guard and is called to active duty, as well as to any dependents covered under the employee's health insurance plan prior to the employee's being called to duty. In addition, if such employee is killed while on active duty, the employee's dependents shall be allowed to continue the health insurance benefits for a period of 12 months after the employee's death. Amends § 44-93.1, § 44-93.5, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Status

02/03/2006: Passed the Senate

History

DateAction
01/11/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 063908408
01/11/2006Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/18/2006Reported from General Laws and Technology (14-Y 0-N)
01/18/2006Rereferred to Finance
01/26/2006Fiscal impact statement from DPB (SB377)
01/31/2006Reported from Finance (15-Y 0-N)
02/01/2006Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
02/01/2006VOTE: (39-Y 0-N)
02/02/2006Read second time and engrossed
02/03/2006Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
02/03/2006VOTE: (39-Y 0-N)
02/03/2006Communicated to House
02/14/2006Placed on Calendar
02/14/2006Read first time
02/14/2006Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
02/24/2006Continued to 2007 in Militia, Police and Public Safety