Health insurance; essential health benefits, abortion coverage. (HB1713)

Introduced By

Del. Sally Hudson (D-Charlottesville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Essential health benefits; abortion coverage. Removes the prohibition on the provision of coverage for abortions in any qualified health insurance plan that is sold or offered for sale through a health benefits exchange established or operating in Virginia. Read the Bill »


12/04/2020: Failed to Pass in Committee


01/17/2020Presented and ordered printed 20105617D
01/17/2020Referred to Committee on Labor and Commerce
01/24/2020Impact statement from SCC (HB1713)
01/28/2020Assigned L & C sub: Subcommittee #2
01/30/2020Subcommittee recommends continuing to 2021
02/04/2020Continued to 2021 in Labor and Commerce
12/04/2020Left in Labor and Commerce

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB1896 and SB1276.


Diane Lange writes:

Please do not support this bill which changes what insurance must cover.

Tammy Reese writes:

I do not support this bill!!