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CS/SB 258: Use of Genetic Information

GENERAL BILL by Health Policy ; Bean ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Benacquisto

Use of Genetic Information; Prohibiting life insurers, long-term care insurers, and disability income insurers from certain actions relating to genetic information or genetic testing of applicants; prohibiting such insurers from taking certain actions relating to coverage or rates unless certain conditions are met; specifying that certain requirements relating to DNA analysis apply to entities providing direct-to-consumer commercial genetic testing, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2019
Last Action: 4/10/2019 Senate - CS by Health Policy read 1st time -SJ 343
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Banking and Insurance (BI)
  2. Health Policy (HP)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/8/2019 Senate • Filed
1/22/2019 Senate • Referred to Banking and Insurance; Health Policy; Rules -SJ 51
3/5/2019 Senate • Introduced -SJ 51
3/6/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Banking and Insurance, 03/11/19, 4:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
3/11/2019 Senate • Favorable by Banking and Insurance; YEAS 5 NAYS 3 -SJ 194
3/12/2019 Senate • Now in Health Policy
4/1/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Health Policy, 04/01/19, 1:30 pm, 412 Knott Building --Temporarily Postponed
4/3/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Health Policy, 04/08/19, 12:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
4/8/2019 Senate • CS by Health Policy; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -SJ 331
4/9/2019 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Now in Rules
4/10/2019 Senate • CS by Health Policy read 1st time -SJ 343