Family Access to Medical Insurance Security Plan; changes eligibility. (SB266)

Introduced By

Sen. Mary Margaret Whipple (D-Arlington)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


FAMIS eligibility.  Changes the eligibility for the Family Access to Medical Insurance Security Plan from children in families with an income at or below 200 percent of the federal poverty level to those with an income at or below 225 percent of the federal poverty level. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/12/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10100982D
01/12/2010Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/27/2010Impact statement from DPB (SB266)
01/28/2010Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2010Rereferred to Finance
02/09/2010Reported from Finance with amendment (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2010Read second time
02/11/2010Reading of amendment waived
02/11/2010Committee amendment agreed to
02/11/2010Engrossed by Senate as amended SB266E
02/11/2010Printed as engrossed 10100982D-E
02/12/2010Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2010Placed on Calendar
02/16/2010Read first time
02/16/2010Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
02/19/2010Assigned HWI sub: #2
02/23/2010Subcommittee recommends continuing to 2011
02/25/2010Continued to 2011 in Health, Welfare and Institutions


Van Hackett writes:

Passage of this bill would be of great benefit to the disadvantaged children of the Valley.

If the federal government, with help from both parties, can extend corporate welfare (and continued egregious bonuses) to banks, the State of Virginia can at least take care of its own.