Health benefits exchange; intent to develop. (SB1366)

Introduced By

Sen. Dick Saslaw (D-Springfield)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Health benefits exchange; intent to develop.  States that it is the intent of the General Assembly that the Commonwealth create and operate its own health benefits exchange or exchanges that meets the relevant requirements of the federal Affordable Care Act.  The Governor is requested to work with the General Assembly, relevant experts, and stakeholders generally to provide recommendations for consideration by the 2012 Session of the General Assembly regarding the structure and governance of the Virginia Exchange.  The recommendations are due by October 1, 2011. Read the Bill »


02/18/2011: Passed the House


01/12/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11
01/12/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11102286D
01/12/2011Referred to Committee on Finance
01/18/2011Impact statement from DPB (SB1366)
01/25/2011Rereferred from Fin. (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2011Rereferred to Commerce and Labor
02/07/2011Reported from Commerce and Labor with amendments (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2011Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2011Read second time
02/08/2011Reading of amendments waived
02/08/2011Committee amendments agreed to
02/08/2011Engrossed by Senate as amended SB1366E
02/08/2011Printed as engrossed 11102286D-E
02/08/2011Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2011Passed Senate (39-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2011Placed on Calendar
02/10/2011Read first time
02/10/2011Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/14/2011Impact statement from DPB (SB1366E)
02/15/2011Reported from Commerce and Labor (21-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2011Read second time
02/18/2011Read third time
02/18/2011Amendment by Delegate Marshall, R.G. agreed to (56-Y 38-N)
02/18/2011VOTE: ADOPTION (56-Y 38-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2011Engrossed by House as amended
02/18/2011Passed House with amendment (71-Y 24-N)
02/18/2011VOTE: PASSAGE (71-Y 24-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2011Passed by for the day
02/23/2011Stricken from Senate calendar (22-Y 18-N) (see vote tally)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 3 clips in all, totaling 8 minutes.