Health insurance policies; individual and group coverage, conversion policies. (HB1005)

Introduced By

Del. Kathy Byron (R-Lynchburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Health insurance policies; coverage; conversion policies. Repeals provisions relating to the conversion of coverage under a group policy to an individual policy, including the option to obtain continuation coverage under the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985 through an individual policy. The bill deletes references to individual conversion policies and includes technical and conforming changes. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/08/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14102730D
01/08/2014Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/21/2014Reported from Commerce and Labor with amendments (19-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2014Read first time
01/24/2014Read second time
01/24/2014Committee amendments agreed to
01/24/2014Engrossed by House as amended HB1005E
01/24/2014Printed as engrossed 14102730D-E
01/27/2014Constitutional reading dispensed
01/27/2014Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/27/2014Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
01/27/2014VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2014Constitutional reading dispensed
01/28/2014Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/12/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB1005E)
03/03/2014Reported from Commerce and Labor (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
03/05/2014Read third time
03/05/2014Passed Senate (38-Y 0-N)
03/07/2014Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1005ER)
03/07/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB1005ER)
03/07/2014Signed by Speaker
03/10/2014Signed by President
04/07/2014Governor's recommendation received by House
04/07/2014Governor's substitute printed 14105786D-H1
04/22/2014Placed on Calendar
04/23/2014Speaker ruled Governor's recommendation not germane
04/23/2014Communicated to Governor
05/23/2014G Approved by Governor-Chapter 814 (effective 7/1/14)
05/23/2014G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0814)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 4 clips in all, totaling 10 minutes.