Group accident and sickness insurance; eligibility for continuation of coverage. (HB1368)

Introduced By

Del. Jay Jones (D-Norfolk) with support from co-patron Del. Michael Webert (R-Marshall)

Progress

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

Description

Group accident and sickness insurance; eligibility for continuation of coverage. Disqualifies a discharged employee from continuation of health insurance coverage under his former employer's group policy if the employee was discharged as a result of gross misconduct. The provision does not apply if the employer is required to provide for continuation of coverage under its group health plan pursuant to the federal Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985. Amends § 38.2-3541, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/12/2018Committee
01/12/2018Presented and ordered printed 18103836D
01/12/2018Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/28/2018Impact statement from SCC (HB1368)
01/30/2018Reported from Commerce and Labor (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2018Read first time
02/02/2018Read second time and engrossed
02/05/2018Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/05/2018VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2018Constitutional reading dispensed
02/06/2018Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/26/2018Reported from Commerce and Labor (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2018Read third time
03/01/2018Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2018Enrolled
03/05/2018Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1368ER)
03/05/2018Signed by Speaker
03/06/2018Impact statement from SCC (HB1368ER)
03/08/2018Signed by President
03/14/2018Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 14, 2018
03/14/2018G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, April 9, 2018
03/23/2018G Approved by Governor-Chapter 471 (effective 7/1/18)
03/23/2018G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0471)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 32 seconds.