Insurance policies; electronic delivery of information to policyholder, etc. (HB820)

Introduced By

Del. Kathy Byron (R-Lynchburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Insurance notices; electronic delivery. Authorizes any health insurer offering health insurance coverage to provide an electronic evidence of coverage to the policyholder, unless the policyholder requests a written copy, which shall be provided at no charge. The measure also provides that provisions authorizing electronic delivery of insurance notifications shall apply only to the group policyholder for any health insurance contract and shall not apply to individual health insurance policies. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/12/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16103853D
01/12/2016Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/25/2016Impact statement from SCC (HB820)
02/02/2016Reported from Commerce and Labor with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2016Committee substitute printed 16104810D-H1
02/04/2016Read first time
02/05/2016Read second time
02/05/2016Committee substitute agreed to 16104810D-H1
02/05/2016Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB820H1
02/08/2016Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/08/2016VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2016Impact statement from SCC (HB820H1)
02/09/2016Constitutional reading dispensed
02/09/2016Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/29/2016Reported from Commerce and Labor (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2016Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2016Read third time
03/03/2016Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2016Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (36-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2016Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2016Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB820ER)
03/07/2016Signed by Speaker
03/08/2016Impact statement from SCC (HB820ER)
03/09/2016G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, April 11, 2016
03/09/2016Signed by President
03/09/2016Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 3/9/2016
03/09/2016G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, April 10, 2016
03/25/2016G Approved by Governor-Chapter 475 (effective 7/1/16)
03/25/2016G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0475)