Health Insurance Reform Commission; mandated health insurance benefit or provider. (SB1473)

Introduced By

Sen. Dick Saslaw (D-Springfield)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Health Insurance Reform Commission; mandated health insurance benefit or provider. Provides that, for the purposes of the requirement that the Chair of the House Committee on Labor and Commerce or Senate Committee on Commerce and Labor refer certain legislation regarding a mandated health insurance benefit or provider to the Health Insurance Reform Commission for review, "mandated health insurance benefit or provider" means coverage required under the laws of the Commonwealth to be provided in a policy of accident and sickness insurance or a contract for a health-related condition that (i) includes coverage for specific health care services or benefits; (ii) places limitations or restrictions on deductibles, coinsurance, copayments, or any annual or lifetime maximum benefit amounts; or (iii) includes a specific category of licensed health care practitioners from whom an insured is entitled to receive care. Read the Bill »


03/18/2021: signed by governor


01/22/2021Presented and ordered printed 21102753D
01/22/2021Referred to Committee on Rules
01/27/2021Impact statement from SCC (SB1473)
01/29/2021Reported from Rules (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2021Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2021Read second time and engrossed
02/02/2021Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2021Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2021Placed on Calendar
02/05/2021Read first time
02/05/2021Referred to Committee on Rules
02/08/2021Continued to Special Session 1 in Rules
02/19/2021Reported from Rules (18-Y 0-N)
02/23/2021Read second time
02/24/2021Read third time
02/24/2021Passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/24/2021VOTE: Block Vote Passage (97-Y 0-N)
02/26/2021Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1473ER)
02/26/2021Impact statement from SCC (SB1473ER)
02/26/2021Signed by Speaker
02/27/2021Signed by President
03/01/2021Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 1, 2021
03/01/2021G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
03/18/2021G Approved by Governor-Chapter 259 (effective 7/1/21)
03/18/2021G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0259)