Health benefit plans; renewal of plans, special exception. (HB1141)

Introduced By

Del. Kathy Tran (D-Springfield) with support from co-patrons Del. Elizabeth Guzman (D-Dale City), Del. Dan Helmer (D-Fairfax Station), and Del. Mark Levine (D-Alexandria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Health benefit plans; special exception. Eliminates provisions of the Code of Virginia authorizing health carriers to sell, issue, or offer for sale any health benefit plan that would otherwise not be permitted to be sold, issued, or offered for sale due to conflict with the requirements of the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), to the extent that the requirements of the PPACA are amended by any federal law. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/07/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20100778D
01/07/2020Referred to Committee on Labor and Commerce
01/16/2020Assigned L & C sub: Subcommittee #2
01/22/2020Impact statement from SCC (HB1141)
01/23/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (8-Y 0-N)
01/30/2020House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/30/2020Committee substitute printed 20106904D-H1
01/30/2020Reported from Labor and Commerce with substitute (11-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2020Read first time
02/04/2020Read second time
02/04/2020Committee substitute agreed to 20106904D-H1
02/04/2020Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1141H1
02/04/2020Impact statement from SCC (HB1141H1)
02/05/2020Read third time and passed House (67-Y 32-N)
02/05/2020VOTE: Passage (67-Y 32-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
02/06/2020Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
03/02/2020Reported from Commerce and Labor with substitute (11-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2020Committee substitute printed 20109388D-S1
03/04/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2020Impact statement from SCC (HB1141S1)
03/05/2020Read third time
03/05/2020Reading of substitute waived
03/05/2020Committee substitute agreed to 20109388D-S1
03/05/2020Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB1141S1
03/05/2020Passed Senate with substitute (22-Y 18-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2020Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (39-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2020Passed Senate with substitute (21-Y 19-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2020Senate substitute agreed to by House 20109388D-S1 (61-Y 37-N)
03/05/2020VOTE: Adoption (61-Y 37-N) (see vote tally)
03/12/2020Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1141ER)
03/12/2020Signed by Speaker
03/12/2020Signed by President
03/13/2020Impact statement from SCC (HB1141ER)
03/17/2020Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 17, 2020
03/17/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
04/07/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 842 (effective 7/1/20)
04/07/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0842)


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 2 minutes.