Mail order pharmacy; insurer not limited to a single provider for services. (SB535)

Introduced By

Sen. Steve Newman (R-Forest)

Progress

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

Description

Pharmacy benefits; freedom of choice.  Authorizes accident and sickness insurers proposing to issue preferred provider policies or contracts, health maintenance organizations, corporations providing preferred provider subscription contracts, and health plans for state employees to select a single mail order pharmacy provider as an exclusive provider of mail order pharmacy services. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/13/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10103894D
01/13/2010Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/01/2010Impact statement from DPB (SB535)
02/01/2010Reported from Commerce and Labor with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2010Committee substitute printed 10104512D-S1
02/03/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2010Read second time
02/04/2010Reading of substitute waived
02/04/2010Committee substitute agreed to 10104512D-S1
02/04/2010Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB535S1
02/08/2010Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2010Impact statement from DPB (SB535S1)
02/16/2010Placed on Calendar
02/16/2010Read first time
02/16/2010Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/18/2010Reported from Commerce and Labor (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2010Read second time
02/23/2010Read third time
02/23/2010Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/23/2010VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2010Enrolled
03/01/2010Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB535ER)
03/01/2010Impact statement from DPB (SB535ER)
03/01/2010Signed by Speaker
03/02/2010Signed by President
03/11/2010G Approved by Governor-Chapter 157 (effective 7/1/10)
03/11/2010G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0157)