Qualified health plans; state-mandated health benefits. (SB449)

Introduced By

Sen. Jennifer Boysko (D-Herndon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Qualified health plans; state-mandated health benefits. Authorizes a qualified health plan offered on the Virginia Health Benefit Exchange to provide state-mandated health benefits that are not provided in the essential health benefits package. Under current law, qualified health plans are prohibited from providing such state-mandated health benefits. This bill is identical to HB 431. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22103081D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/24/2022Impact statement from SCC (SB449)
01/24/2022Reported from Commerce and Labor (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2022Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations
02/01/2022Impact statement from SCC (SB449)
02/02/2022Reported from Finance and Appropriations (15-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2022Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2022Read second time and engrossed
02/07/2022Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2022Placed on Calendar
02/21/2022Read first time
02/21/2022Referred to Committee on Commerce and Energy
02/24/2022House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/24/2022Reported from Commerce and Energy with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2022Committee substitute printed 22107055D-H1
02/24/2022Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/25/2022Assigned App. sub: Health & Human Resources
03/01/2022Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
03/01/2022Impact statement from SCC (SB449H1)
03/02/2022Reported from Appropriations (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2022Read second time
03/07/2022Read third time
03/07/2022Committee substitute agreed to 22107055D-H1
03/07/2022Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB449H1
03/07/2022Passed House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
03/07/2022VOTE: Block Vote Passage (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2022House substitute rejected by Senate (0-Y 38-N) (see vote tally)
03/09/2022House insisted on substitute
03/10/2022Senate acceded to request (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/10/2022Conferees appointed by Senate
03/10/2022Senators: Boysko, Ebbin, Ruff
03/10/2022Conferees appointed by House
03/10/2022Delegates: Byron, Fariss, Murphy
03/12/2022C Amended by conference committee
03/12/2022Conference report agreed to by House (94-Y 0-N)
03/12/2022VOTE: Adoption (94-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/12/2022Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/21/2022Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB449ER)
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 (SB449ER)
04/11/2022G Approved by Governor-Chapter 556 (effective 7/1/22)
04/11/2022G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0556)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB431.