Local option health insurance plan; coverage for brand-name medications. (SB508)

Introduced By

Sen. Creigh Deeds (D-Bath)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Department of Human Resource Management; local option health insurance plan; brand-name medications. Provides for the local option health insurance plan developed by the Department of Human Resource Management to include coverage for brand-name medications rather than generic medications if deemed necessary by the treating physician. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/07/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20104688D
01/07/2020Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/10/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB508)
01/15/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB508)
01/15/2020Reported from General Laws and Technology with amendments (12-Y 1-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
01/17/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/20/2020Read second time
01/20/2020Reading of amendments waived
01/20/2020Committee amendments agreed to
01/20/2020Engrossed by Senate as amended SB508E
01/20/2020Printed as engrossed 20104688D-E
01/21/2020Motion to recommit to committee agreed to
01/21/2020Recommitted to General Laws and Technology
02/11/2020Left in General Laws and Technology