Health insurance; coverage for autism spectrum disorder. (SB1590)

Introduced By

Sen. Frank Wagner (R-Virginia Beach)

Progress

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

Description

Health insurance; coverage for autism spectrum disorder. Requires health insurers, health care subscription plans, and health maintenance organizations to provide coverage for the diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorder in individuals of any age. Currently, such coverage is required to be provided for individuals from age two through age 10. The provision applies with respect to insurance policies, subscription contracts, and health care plans delivered, issued for delivery, reissued, or extended on or after January 1, 2018. Amends § 38.2-3418.17, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/24/2017Unanimous consent to introduce
01/24/2017Presented and ordered printed 17104450D
01/24/2017Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/29/2017Impact statement from SCC (SB1590)
02/03/2017Reported from Commerce and Labor with amendments (8-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2017Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2017Read second time
02/07/2017Reading of amendments waived
02/07/2017Committee amendments agreed to
02/07/2017Engrossed by Senate as amended SB1590E
02/07/2017Printed as engrossed 17104450D-E
02/07/2017Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2017Passed Senate (34-Y 5-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/09/2017Placed on Calendar
02/09/2017Read first time
02/09/2017Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/16/2017Impact statement from SCC (SB1590E)
02/21/2017Left in Commerce and Labor

Video

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 1 minute.

Transcript

This is a transcript of the video clips in which this bill is discussed.

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