Health insurance; notice of increase in premium or deductible. (HB1176)

Introduced By

Del. Lee Ware (R-Powhatan) with support from co-patron Del. Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Health insurance; notice of increase in premium or deductible. Requires health insurers, including health maintenance organizations and corporations providing accident and sickness subscription contracts, to provide, not less than 75 days prior to the proposed renewal of coverage, written notice of intent to increase the annual premium or deductible. The measure applies to individual and group policies, contracts, and plans. Currently, notices of premium increases are required to be given when a premium increase exceeds 35 percent, and the notices are required to be given at least 60 days prior to the proposed renewal. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/15/2014Presented and ordered printed
01/15/2014Presented and ordered printed 14103843D
01/15/2014Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/24/2014Impact statement from SCC (HB1176)
01/28/2014Reported from Commerce and Labor with substitute (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2014Committee substitute printed 14104485D-H1
01/30/2014Read first time
01/31/2014Read second time
01/31/2014Committee substitute agreed to 14104485D-H1
01/31/2014Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1176H1
02/03/2014Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/03/2014VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2014Constitutional reading dispensed
02/04/2014Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/25/2014Impact statement from SCC (HB1176H1)
03/03/2014Reported from Commerce and Labor with substitute (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2014Committee substitute printed 14104956D-S1
03/04/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
03/05/2014Read third time
03/05/2014Reading of substitute waived
03/05/2014Committee substitute agreed to 14104956D-S1
03/05/2014Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB1176S1
03/05/2014Passed Senate with substitute (38-Y 0-N)
03/05/2014Placed on Calendar
03/06/2014Senate substitute agreed to by House 14104956D-S1 (100-Y 0-N)
03/06/2014VOTE: ADOPTION (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/06/2014Impact statement from SCC (HB1176S1)
03/07/2014Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1176ER)
03/07/2014Signed by Speaker
03/10/2014Signed by President
03/10/2014Impact statement from SCC (HB1176ER)
04/03/2014G Approved by Governor-Chapter 511 (effective 7/1/14)
04/03/2014G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0511)


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.