Health insurance plan; insurance mandate for accident, etc. apply to plans for state employees. (SB1351)

Introduced By

Sen. Frank Wagner (R-Virginia Beach)

Progress

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

Description

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. Amends § 2.2-2818, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/14/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 090094340
01/14/2009Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/23/2009Impact statement from DPB (SB1351)
02/02/2009Reported from Commerce and Labor with substitute (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2009Committee substitute printed 090203340-S1
02/04/2009Impact statement from DPB (SB1351S1)
02/04/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2009Read second time
02/05/2009Reading of substitute waived
02/05/2009Committee substitute agreed to 090203340-S1
02/05/2009Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1351S1
02/06/2009Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2009Placed on Calendar
02/13/2009Read first time
02/13/2009Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/17/2009Reported from General Laws (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2009Read second time
02/19/2009Passed by for the day
02/20/2009Passed by for the day
02/23/2009Passed by for the day
02/24/2009Read third time
02/24/2009Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/24/2009VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2009Enrolled
02/28/2009Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1351ER)
02/28/2009Signed by Speaker
03/03/2009Impact statement from DPB (SB1351ER)
03/04/2009Signed by President
03/27/2009G Approved by Governor-Chapter 317 (effective 7/1/09)
03/27/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0317)

Comments

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