Disability insurance; coverage for disability arising out of childbirth, report. (SB567)

Introduced By

Sen. Siobhan Dunnavant (R-Henrico)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Disability insurance; childbirth. Requires each insurer proposing to issue individual or group accident and sickness insurance policies providing short-term disability income protection coverage whose policies provide coverage for short-term disability arising out of childbirth to provide coverage for a payable benefit of at least 12 weeks following childbirth for such a disability. The bill also requires the State Corporation Commission to solicit comments from insurance industry stakeholders on the impact of the bill on current and future short-term disability policyholders and to report to the Chairs of the House Committee on Labor and Commerce and the Senate Committee on Commerce and Labor prior to December 1, 2020. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/07/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20101951D
01/07/2020Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/24/2020Impact statement from SCC (SB567)
02/09/2020Reported from Commerce and Labor (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2020Read second time and engrossed
02/11/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2020Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2020Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2020Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2020Assigned L & C sub: Subcommittee #2
02/14/2020Placed on Calendar
02/14/2020Read first time
02/14/2020Referred to Committee on Labor and Commerce
02/25/2020House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/25/2020Reported from Labor and Commerce with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2020Committee substitute printed 20108491D-H1
02/26/2020Impact statement from SCC (SB567H1)
02/27/2020Read second time
02/28/2020Read third time
02/28/2020Committee substitute agreed to 20108491D-H1
02/28/2020Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB567H1
02/28/2020Passed House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/28/2020VOTE: Block Vote Passage (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2020House substitute agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2020Title replaced 20108491D-H1
03/06/2020Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB567ER)
03/06/2020Signed by President
03/06/2020Signed by Speaker
03/09/2020Impact statement from SCC (SB567ER)
03/12/2020Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 12, 2020
03/12/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
04/09/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 935 (effective 7/1/20)
04/09/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0935)