Health insurance; program for local government employees and other political subdivisions of State. (SB1089)

Introduced By

Sen. John Watkins (R-Midlothian)

Progress

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

Description

Health insurance program for local government employees and other political subdivisions of the Commonwealth. Removes the authority of centers for independent living and area agencies on aging to join the Local Choice Plan for their employees because private employees are not permitted to participate in a public health plan that enjoys ERISA reporting exemptions under federal law. The bill also makes technical changes to remove obsolete provisions. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/09/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13101244D
01/09/2013Referred to Committee on Local Government
01/21/2013Impact statement from DPB (SB1089)
01/29/2013Reported from Local Government (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2013Read second time and engrossed
02/04/2013Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2013Placed on Calendar
02/06/2013Read first time
02/06/2013Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/06/2013Assigned GL sub: #4 Professions/Occupations and Administrative Process
02/12/2013Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
02/14/2013Reported from General Laws (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2013Read second time
02/19/2013Read third time
02/19/2013Passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/19/2013VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2013Enrolled
02/22/2013Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1089ER)
02/22/2013Signed by Speaker
02/23/2013Signed by President
02/27/2013Impact statement from DPB (SB1089ER)
03/21/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 687 (effective 7/1/13)
03/21/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0687)

Video

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 50 seconds.