Essential health benefits; abortion coverage. (HB1896)

Introduced By

Del. Sally Hudson (D-Charlottesville) with support from co-patrons Del. Hala Ayala (D-Woodbridge), Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington), Del. Shelly Simonds (D-Newport News), and Sen. Jennifer Boysko (D-Herndon)


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 »


01/08/2021: Awaiting a Vote in the Labor and Commerce Committee


01/08/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21101445D
01/08/2021Referred to Committee on Labor and Commerce
01/18/2021Impact statement from SCC (HB1896)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB1713 and SB1276.

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