Health services plan; hearings and investigations on effect of other state's law. (HB1377)

Introduced By

Del. Mark Sickles (D-Alexandria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Health services plan; program for residents of other state.  Provides that, if another state enacts a law that requires a nonprofit health service plan operating in Virginia to provide a specified program for residents of the other state, the State Corporation Commission (SCC) may hold a hearing to evaluate the impact of the law. The measure authorizes the SCC to issue orders (i) to protect subscribers if it is determined that the impact is harmful to the interests of those subscribers in Virginia or (ii) to prohibit the health services plan from subsidizing another state's program. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/22/2010Presented and ordered printed 10101644D
01/22/2010Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/09/2010Reported from Commerce and Labor with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2010Committee substitute printed 10104877D-H1
02/11/2010Read first time
02/12/2010Read second time
02/12/2010Committee substitute agreed to 10104877D-H1
02/12/2010Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1377H1
02/12/2010Impact statement from SCC (HB1377)
02/15/2010Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/15/2010VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2010Constitutional reading dispensed
02/16/2010Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/21/2010Impact statement from SCC (HB1377H1)
03/08/2010Reported from Commerce and Labor (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/09/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/10/2010Read third time
03/10/2010Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/22/2010Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1377ER)
03/22/2010Signed by Speaker
03/24/2010Impact statement from SCC (HB1377ER)
03/25/2010Signed by President
04/12/2010G Approved by Governor-Chapter 704 (effective 7/1/10)
04/12/2010G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0704)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 1 minute.