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CS/CS/SB 322: Health Plans

GENERAL BILL by Health Policy ; Banking and Insurance ; Simpson

Health Plans; Revising eligibility requirements for multiple-employer welfare arrangements; authorizing health insurers and health maintenance organizations to create new health insurance policies and health maintenance contracts meeting certain criteria for essential health benefits under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA); defining the terms “operative date” and “preexisting medical condition” with respect to individual and group health insurance policies, respectively, etc.

Effective Date: 6/25/2019
Last Action: 6/26/2019 - Chapter No. 2019-129
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
1/14/2019 Senate • Filed
1/25/2019 Senate • Referred to Banking and Insurance; Health Policy; Rules -SJ 55
2/12/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Banking and Insurance, 02/19/19, 12:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
2/19/2019 Senate • CS by Banking and Insurance; YEAS 6 NAYS 1 -SJ 159
2/21/2019 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
2/22/2019 Senate • Now in Health Policy
2/25/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Health Policy, 03/04/19, 1:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
3/4/2019 Senate • CS/CS by Health Policy; YEAS 10 NAYS 0 -SJ 160
3/5/2019 Senate • Introduced -SJ 55
• Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• CS by Banking and Insurance read 1st time -SJ 154
3/7/2019 Senate • Now in Rules
• CS/CS by Health Policy read 1st time -SJ 189
3/8/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 03/13/19, 10:00 am, 110 Senate Building
3/13/2019 Senate • Favorable by- Rules; YEAS 16 NAYS 1 -SJ 195
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
4/8/2019 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/10/19 -SJ 342
4/10/2019 Senate • Retained on Calendar
4/22/2019 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/24/19 -SJ 451
4/24/2019 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 440
• Amendment(s) adopted (220604) -SJ 446
• Ordered engrossed -SJ 446
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/25/2019 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 482
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 23 NAYS 14 -SJ 482
4/25/2019 House • In Messages
4/29/2019 House • Referred to Calendar -HJ 1013
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/30/19
• Received -HJ 1013
4/30/2019 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 1078
• Amendment(s) adopted (819705) -HJ 1078, 1080
• Placed on 3rd reading
5/1/2019 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 1119
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 70 NAYS 42 -HJ 1119
5/1/2019 Senate • In returning messages
5/3/2019 Senate • Concurred in 1 amendment(s) (819705) -SJ 892
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 23 NAYS 13 -SJ 892
• Ordered engrossed, then enrolled -SJ 892
6/25/2019 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
• Approved by Governor
6/26/2019 • Chapter No. 2019-129