Health benefit plans; enrollment by pregnant individuals. (HB39)

Introduced By

Del. Ibraheem Samirah (D-Herndon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Health benefit plans; enrollment by pregnant individuals. Requires health carriers to allow pregnant individuals to enroll in a health benefit plan at any time after the commencement of the pregnancy, with the pregnant individual's coverage being effective as of the first of the month in which the individual receives certification of the pregnancy. The measure applies to such agreements that are entered into, amended, extended, or renewed on or after January 1, 2021. Read the Bill »


12/04/2020: Failed to Pass in Committee


11/19/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20100347D
11/19/2019Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/16/2020Referred from General Laws
01/16/2020Referred to Committee on Labor and Commerce
01/17/2020Assigned L & C sub: Subcommittee #2
01/22/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB39)
02/04/2020Subcommittee recommends continuing to 2021
02/06/2020Continued to 2021 in Labor and Commerce
12/04/2020Left in Labor and Commerce