Accident and sickness insurance, group; student medical leave of absence. (HB1622)

Introduced By

Sen. Kenneth Alexander (D-Norfolk)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Group accident and sickness insurance; student medical leaves of absence. Extends coverage under a group accident and sickness insurance policy that is provided for a dependent child who is a full-time student to include a period, not to exceed one year, when the student is on a medically necessary leave of absence from school. The student's attending physician is required to provide documentation and certification that the leave of absence is medically necessary. Semester breaks shall not disqualify the student from coverage. Read the Bill »


03/19/2007: signed by governor


08/07/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 072793208
08/07/2006Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/17/2007Impact statement from SCC (HB1622)
01/19/2007Committee substitute printed 070241208-H1
01/22/2007Read first time
01/23/2007Read second time
01/23/2007Committee substitute agreed to 070241208-H1
01/23/2007Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1622H1
01/24/2007Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
01/24/2007Communicated to Senate
01/25/2007Constitutional reading dispensed
01/25/2007Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/01/2007Impact statement from SCC (HB1622H1)
02/14/2007Reconsideration of Pass By for the Day agreed to (40-Y 0-N)
02/14/2007Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/14/2007Reconsideration of Passed by for the day agreed to (40-Y 0-N)
02/14/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2007Passed by for the day
02/15/2007Read third time
02/15/2007Passed Senate (38-Y 0-N)
02/15/2007VOTE: (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2007Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1622ER)
02/23/2007Signed by Speaker
02/24/2007Signed by President
02/26/2007Impact statement from SCC (HB1622ER)
03/19/2007G Approved by Governor-Chapter 428 (effective 7/1/07)
03/27/2007G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0428)