Accident and sickness insurance; rate filings, agent commissions. (SB717)

Introduced By

Sen. Amanda Chase (R-Midlothian)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Accident and sickness insurance rate filings; agent commissions. Requires that premium rate filings for certain health benefit plans include a description of agent commissions and any limitations or exceptions as they relate to the payment of such commissions. The State Corporation Commission is required to review and approve rates for accident and sickness insurance policies offered in certain individual and small group markets. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/10/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18103661D
01/10/2018Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/28/2018Impact statement from SCC (SB717)
01/29/2018Reported from Commerce and Labor (11-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2018Read second time and engrossed
02/02/2018Read third time and passed Senate (32-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2018Placed on Calendar
02/08/2018Read first time
02/08/2018Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/15/2018Assigned C & L sub: Subcommittee #2
02/20/2018Subcommittee recommends reporting (5-Y 2-N)
02/27/2018Reported from Commerce and Labor (18-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2018Read second time
03/02/2018Read third time
03/02/2018Passed House (76-Y 20-N)
03/02/2018VOTE: PASSAGE (76-Y 20-N) (see vote tally)
03/06/2018Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB717ER)
03/06/2018Signed by Speaker
03/09/2018Impact statement from SCC (SB717ER)
03/09/2018Signed by President
03/15/2018Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 15, 2018
03/15/2018G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, April 9, 2018
03/30/2018G Approved by Governor-Chapter 708 (effective 7/1/18)
03/30/2018G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0708)