FAMIS Plan; eligibility. (SB978)

Introduced By

Sen. Mary Margaret Whipple (D-Arlington)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


FAMIS Plan 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. The provisions of this act will only become effective upon an appropriation of funds effectuating the purposes of the act passed by the 2011 Session of the General Assembly. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/11/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11102267D
01/11/2011Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/20/2011Reported from Education and Health with amendment (10-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
01/20/2011Rereferred to Finance
01/27/2011Impact statement from DPB (SB978)
02/02/2011Reported from Finance (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2011Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2011Read second time
02/04/2011Reading of amendment waived
02/04/2011Committee amendment agreed to
02/04/2011Engrossed by Senate as amended SB978E
02/04/2011Printed as engrossed 11102267D-E
02/07/2011Read third time and passed Senate (33-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2011Fiscal impact review from JLARC (SB978)
02/09/2011Placed on Calendar
02/09/2011Read first time
02/09/2011Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
02/11/2011Assigned HWI sub: #4
02/14/2011Impact statement from DPB (SB978E)
02/15/2011Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (4-Y 0-N)
02/15/2011Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
02/15/2011Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with amendment (21-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2011Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/16/2011Assigned App. sub: Health and Human Resources
02/18/2011Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/22/2011Left in Appropriations


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 45 seconds.