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SB 1308: Autism Spectrum Disorder

GENERAL BILL by Stewart

Autism Spectrum Disorder; Requiring a physician, to whom the parent or legal guardian of a minor reports observing symptoms of autism spectrum disorder exhibited by the minor, to refer the minor to an appropriate specialist for screening for autism spectrum disorder under certain circumstances; requiring that certain insurers and health maintenance organizations provide direct patient access for a minimum number of visits to an appropriate specialist for screening for, or evaluation or diagnosis of, autism spectrum disorder, etc.

Effective Date: Except as otherwise expressly provided in this act, this act shall take effect July 1, 2017
Last Action: 5/5/2017 Senate - Died in Health Policy
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Health Policy (HP)
  2. Banking and Insurance (BI)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/28/2017 Senate • Filed
3/14/2017 Senate • Referred to Health Policy; Banking and Insurance; Rules -SJ 184
3/15/2017 Senate • Introduced -SJ 184
5/5/2017 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Health Policy