Health insurance wellness programs; encouraging individuals to receive COVID-19 vaccine. (SB42)

Introduced By

Sen. Dave Marsden (D-Burke) with support from co-patron Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church)

Progress

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

Description

Health insurance wellness programs; COVID-19 vaccine. Provides that a wellness program provided by a health carrier is provided at the employer's discretion and may include a program that provides a reward or assesses a surcharge to encourage individuals to receive a vaccine for the prevention of COVID-19. Read the Bill »

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Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
12/28/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22100410D
12/28/2021Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/16/2022Impact statement from SCC (SB42)
01/17/2022Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/17/2022Reported from Commerce and Labor with substitute (12-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
01/17/2022Committee substitute printed 22104611D-S1
01/19/2022Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/19/2022Impact statement from SCC (SB42S1)
01/20/2022Read second time
01/20/2022Committee substitute agreed to 22104611D-S1
01/20/2022Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB42S1
01/21/2022Read third time and passed Senate (22-Y 15-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2022Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (34-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2022Passed Senate (19-Y 17-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2022Placed on Calendar
02/22/2022Read first time
02/22/2022Referred to Committee on Commerce and Energy
02/28/2022Assigned sub: Subcommittee #4
03/01/2022Subcommittee failed to recommend reporting (2-Y 4-N)
03/08/2022Left in Commerce and Energy

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