Group accident and sickness insurance; blanket policies. (HB1166)

Introduced By

Del. Riley Ingram (R-Hopewell) with support from co-patrons Del. Johnny Joannou (D-Portsmouth), Del. Terry Kilgore (R-Gate City), Del. Manoli Loupassi (R-Richmond), and Del. Danny Marshall (R-Danville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Blanket group accident and sickness insurance policies. Authorizes the delivery of blanket accident and sickness insurance policies. A blanket policy is a type of group accident and sickness insurance policy that (i) is issued to a master policyholder, (ii) provides coverage for specified circumstances or specific classes of persons, and (iii) need not name the persons covered. An individual application need not be required from a covered person and the insurer is not required to furnish a certificate to each covered person. A blanket accident and sickness insurance policy is required to conform to one of 13 specific categories or to any other risk or class of risks that, in the discretion of the State Corporation Commission, may be subject to the issuance of such a policy. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/15/2014Presented and ordered printed 14103245D
01/15/2014Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/28/2014Impact statement from SCC (HB1166)
01/28/2014Reported from Commerce and Labor with substitute (18-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2014Committee substitute printed 14104530D-H1
01/30/2014Read first time
01/31/2014Read second time
01/31/2014Committee substitute agreed to 14104530D-H1
01/31/2014Amendment by Delegate Ingram agreed to
01/31/2014Passed by for the day
02/03/2014Read second time
02/03/2014Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1166EH1
02/03/2014Printed as engrossed 14104530D-EH1
02/04/2014Engrossed bill reprinted 14104530D-EH1
02/04/2014Read third time and passed House (92-Y 7-N)
02/04/2014VOTE: PASSAGE (92-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2014Constitutional reading dispensed
02/05/2014Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/06/2014Impact statement from SCC (HB1166H1)
02/24/2014Impact statement from SCC (HB1166EH1)
02/24/2014Reported from Commerce and Labor (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
02/27/2014Read third time
02/27/2014Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
03/04/2014Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1166ER)
03/04/2014Signed by Speaker
03/05/2014Impact statement from SCC (HB1166ER)
03/07/2014Signed by President
03/27/2014G Approved by Governor-Chapter 350 (effective 7/1/14)
03/27/2014G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0350)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 3 minutes.