Insurance; discrimination based on status as living organ donor prohibited. (HB421)

Introduced By

Del. Karrie Delaney (D-Centreville) with support from co-patron Del. Dan Helmer (D-Fairfax Station)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Living organ donors; discrimination prohibited. Prohibits any person from refusing to insure, refusing to continue to insure, or limiting the amount or extent of life insurance, disability insurance, or long-term care insurance coverage available to an individual or to charge an individual a different rate for the same coverage based solely and without any additional actuarial risks upon the status of such individual as a living organ donor. The provisions of the bill apply to such insurance plans that are entered into, amended, extended, or renewed on or after January 1, 2023. This bill is identical to SB 271. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22101025D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee on Commerce and Energy
01/16/2022Impact statement from SCC (HB421)
01/20/2022Assigned sub: Subcommittee #1
01/25/2022Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
01/27/2022Reported from Commerce and Energy (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2022Read first time
02/01/2022Read second time and engrossed
02/02/2022Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/02/2022VOTE: Block Vote Passage (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2022Constitutional reading dispensed
02/03/2022Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/21/2022Reported from Commerce and Labor with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2022Committee substitute printed 22106801D-S1
02/23/2022Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2022Read third time
02/24/2022Reading of substitute waived
02/24/2022Committee substitute agreed to 22106801D-S1
02/24/2022Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB421S1
02/24/2022Passed Senate with substitute (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2022Impact statement from SCC (HB421S1)
02/28/2022Senate substitute rejected by House 22106801D-S1 (0-Y 98-N)
02/28/2022VOTE: Rejected (0-Y 98-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2022Passed by for the day
03/03/2022Senate insisted on substitute (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2022Senate requested conference committee
03/04/2022House acceded to request
03/07/2022Conferees appointed by Senate
03/07/2022Senators: Ebbin, Mason, Lewis
03/09/2022Conferees appointed by House
03/09/2022Delegates: Delaney, Byron, O'Quinn
03/10/2022C Amended by conference committee
03/11/2022Conference report agreed to by House (97-Y 0-N)
03/11/2022VOTE: Adoption (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/11/2022Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/21/2022Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB421ER)
03/21/2022Signed by President
03/22/2022Signed by Speaker
03/22/2022Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 22, 2022
03/22/2022G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2022
03/24/2022Impact statement from SCC (HB421ER)
04/11/2022G Approved by Governor-Chapter 649 (effective 7/1/22)
04/11/2022G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0649)
04/11/2022G Approved by Governor-Chapter 649 (effective 1/1/23)

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