Health insurance coverage for autism spectrum disorder; deletes certain requirements for analysts. (SB542)

Introduced By

Sen. Janet Howell (D-Reston) with support from co-patrons Sen. Tommy Norment (R-Williamsburg), Sen. Dick Saslaw (D-Springfield), and Sen. Walter Stosch (R-Glen Allen)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Health insurance coverage for autism spectrum disorder.  Deletes the requirement that board certified behavior analysts be certified by the Board of Medicine. The measure also defines a board-certified behavior analyst as an individual certified by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board, or other nationally recognized organization with certification requirements that are no less stringent, as a board-certified behavior analyst. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/13/2012Presented and ordered printed 12102681D
01/13/2012Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/06/2012Stricken at request of Patron in Commerce and Labor (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)