Health insurance; short-term limited-duration medical plans, renewals and extensions. (SB404)

Introduced By

Sen. Ghazala Hashmi (D-Midlothian) with support from co-patron Del. Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Health insurance; short-term limited-duration medical plans. Prohibits carriers from issuing in the Commonwealth, on or after July 1, 2021, any short-term limited-duration medical plan with a duration that exceeds three months or that can be renewed or extended beyond six months, or if the plan's issuance would result in a covered person being covered by a short-term limited-duration medical plan for more than six months in any 12-month period. The measure prohibits a carrier from issuing a short-term limited-duration medical plan during an annual open enrollment period. Read the Bill »


02/18/2020: passed committee


01/07/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20102773D
01/07/2020Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/17/2020Impact statement from SCC (SB404)
01/27/2020Reported from Commerce and Labor with amendments (8-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2020Passed by for the day
01/31/2020Passed by for the day
02/03/2020Passed by for the day
02/04/2020Read second time
02/04/2020Reading of amendments waived
02/04/2020Committee amendments agreed to
02/04/2020Amendments by Senator Barker agreed to
02/04/2020Engrossed by Senate as amended SB404E
02/04/2020Printed as engrossed 20102773D-E
02/05/2020Impact statement from SCC (SB404E)
02/05/2020Passed by for the day
02/06/2020Read third time and passed Senate (20-Y 20-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2020Chair votes Yes
02/10/2020Impact statement from SCC (SB404E)
02/13/2020Placed on Calendar
02/13/2020Read first time
02/13/2020Referred to Committee on Labor and Commerce
02/18/2020Reported from Labor and Commerce with substitute (12-Y 9-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2020Committee substitute printed 20108547D-H1

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