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SB 1308: Autism Spectrum Disorder


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)

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  • 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    5/5/2017 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration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

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  • SB 1308, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/28/2017 at 2:21 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 1101 Autism Spectrum Disorder Cruz Identical Last Action: 5/5/2017 H Died in Health Innovation Subcommittee

    Citations - Statutes (3)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    381.988 Page 1 (pdf)
    627.6686 Coverage for individuals with autism spectrum disorder required; exception. Page 2 (pdf)
    641.31098 Coverage for individuals with developmental disabilities. Page 6 (pdf)

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