Health insurance plan, State; coverages and benefits. (HB2557)

Introduced By

Del. Sam Nixon (R-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


State employee health insurance plan; mandated benefits. Provides that any law effective on or after July 1, 2009, that provides for an insurance mandate for policies of accident and health insurance shall also apply to health insurance plans for state employees. The measure also requires the Department of Human Resource Management to report to the Special Advisory Commission on Mandated Health Insurance Benefits on cost and utilization information for each of the mandated benefits. The Special Advisory Commission's analysis of a proposed private health insurance mandate shall not be deemed to be complete unless it includes an analysis of the Department's cost and utilization information for such mandate with respect to the state employee health insurance plan covering a period of not less than 12 months. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/20/2009Presented and ordered printed 090133656
01/20/2009Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/22/2009Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/23/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB2557)
02/04/2009Assigned GL sub: Professions/Occupations/Administrative Process
02/04/2009Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s)
02/05/2009Reported from General Laws with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2009Committee substitute printed 091839472-H1
02/05/2009Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/06/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB2557H1)
02/06/2009Reported from Appropriations with substitute (23-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2009Committee substitute printed 092635696-H2
02/08/2009Read first time
02/09/2009Read second time
02/09/2009Committee substitute from General Laws rejected 091839472-H1
02/09/2009Committee substitute from Appropriations rejected 092635696-H2
02/09/2009Floor substitute printed 091850656-H3 (Nixon)
02/09/2009Substitute by Delegate Nixon agreed to 091850656-H3
02/09/2009Engrossed by House - floor substitute HB2557H3
02/10/2009Read third time and passed House (99-Y 0-N)
02/10/2009VOTE: --- PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB2557H3)
02/11/2009Constitutional reading dispensed
02/11/2009Referred to Committee on Finance
02/17/2009Reported from Finance with amendment (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2009Read third time
02/19/2009Passed by for the day
02/20/2009Read third time
02/20/2009Reading of amendment waived
02/20/2009Committee amendment agreed to
02/20/2009Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/20/2009Passed Senate with amendment (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2009Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (37-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2009Passed by for the day
02/23/2009Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/23/2009Read third time
02/23/2009Passed Senate with amendment (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2009Placed on Calendar
02/25/2009Senate amendment agreed to by House (97-Y 0-N)
02/25/2009VOTE: --- ADOPTION (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2009Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2557ER)
03/05/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB2557ER)
03/05/2009Signed by President
03/06/2009Signed by Speaker
03/27/2009G Approved by Governor-Chapter 247 (effective 7/1/09)
03/27/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0247)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 5 minutes.