Essential health benefits; abortion coverage. (HB1896)

Introduced By

Del. Sally Hudson (D-Charlottesville) with support from 22 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Hala Ayala (D-Woodbridge), Del. Betsy Carr (D-Richmond), Del. Lee Carter (D-Manassas), Del. Elizabeth Guzman (D-Dale City), Del. Dan Helmer (D-Fairfax Station), Del. Charniele Herring (D-Alexandria), Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington), Del. Chris Hurst (D-Blacksburg), Del. Mark Keam (D-Vienna), Del. Candi King (D-Woodbridge), Del. Mark Levine (D-Alexandria), Del. Alfonso Lopez (D-Arlington), Del. Ken Plum (D-Reston), Del. Cia Price (D-Newport News), Del. Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke), Del. Ibraheem Samirah (D-Herndon), Del. Marcus Simon (D-Falls Church), Del. Shelly Simonds (D-Newport News), Del. Rodney Willett (D-Henrico), Sen. Jennifer Boysko (D-Herndon), Sen. Jennifer McClellan (D-Richmond), Sen. Scott Surovell (D-Mount Vernon)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

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. This bill is identical to SB 1276. Read the Bill »

Status

07/25/2021: Awaiting a Vote in the Commerce and Labor Committee

History

DateAction
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)
01/21/2021Reported from Labor and Commerce (13-Y 9-N) (see vote tally)
01/22/2021Read first time
01/25/2021Read second time and engrossed
01/26/2021Read third time and passed House (55-Y 45-N)
01/26/2021VOTE: Passage (55-Y 45-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2021Constitutional reading dispensed
01/27/2021Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/05/2021Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Commerce and Labor (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2021Reported from Commerce and Labor (12-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2021Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2021Read third time
02/18/2021Passed Senate (22-Y 17-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2021Enrolled
02/22/2021Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1896ER)
02/22/2021Signed by President
02/23/2021Impact statement from SCC (HB1896ER)
02/24/2021Signed by Speaker
02/25/2021Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 25, 2021
02/25/2021G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
03/12/2021G Approved by Governor-Chapter 101 (effective 7/1/21)
03/12/2021G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0101)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB1276.

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