Health insurance; extension of coverage funded by localities. (SB51)

Introduced By

Sen. Mary Margaret Whipple (D-Arlington) with support from co-patron Del. Al Eisenberg (D-Arlington)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Extension of health insurance coverage funded by localities. Provides that the governing body of any locality that self-funds a health insurance program for its officers and employees may extend coverage under such program to any other class of persons as may be mutually agreed upon by the locality and the policyholder. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


12/20/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 084672352
12/20/2007Referred to Committee on Local Government
01/15/2008Reported from Local Government (8-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
01/17/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/18/2008Read second time and engrossed
01/18/2008Engrossment reconsidered by Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/18/2008Passed by for the day
01/21/2008Read second time
01/21/2008Passed by for the day
01/22/2008Read second time
01/22/2008Reading of amendment waived
01/22/2008Motion to recommit to committee rejected (17-Y 21-N) (see vote tally)
01/22/2008Amendment by Senator Cuccinelli rejected
01/22/2008Engrossed by Senate
01/23/2008Read third time and passed Senate (23-Y 17-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2008Communicated to House
02/12/2008Placed on Calendar
02/12/2008Read first time
02/12/2008Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/14/2008Assigned C & L sub: 1
02/26/2008Failed to report (defeated) in Commerce and Labor (8-Y 14-N) (see vote tally)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB1415.