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HB 1189: Genetic Information for Insurance Purposes

GENERAL BILL by Sprowls ; Williamson ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Aloupis ; Andrade ; Avila ; Buchanan ; Burton ; Casello ; Daniels ; DiCeglie ; Drake ; Duggan ; Fernandez-Barquin ; Gottlieb ; Ingoglia ; Latvala ; McClure ; Perez ; Plakon ; Plasencia ; Rommel ; Sirois ; Sullivan ; Tomkow ; Trumbull ; Zika

Genetic Information for Insurance Purposes; Prohibits life insurers & long-term care insurers from canceling, limiting, or denying coverage, or establishing differentials in premium rates based on genetic information; prohibits such insurers from taking certain actions relating to genetic information for any insurance purpose.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 2/12/2020 Senate - Received -SJ 278
Bill Text: PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/9/2020 House • Filed
1/13/2020 House • Referred to Health and Human Services Committee; Commerce Committee -HJ 105
1/14/2020 House • On Committee agenda-- Health and Human Services Committee, 01/16/20, 12:30 pm, Morris Hall
• Introduced -HJ 105
1/16/2020 House • Favorable by Health and Human Services Committee; YEAS 17 NAYS 0 -HJ 396
• Now in Commerce Committee -HJ 396
1/21/2020 House • On Committee agenda-- Commerce Committee, 01/23/20, 9:30 am, Webster Hall
1/23/2020 House • Favorable by- Commerce Committee; YEAS 21 NAYS 0 -HJ 434
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 434
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 01/29/20
1/29/2020 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 457
• Read 3rd time -HJ 457
• Passed; YEAS 117 NAYS 1 -HJ 457
2/5/2020 Senate • In Messages
2/10/2020 Senate • Referred to Rules -SJ 278
2/12/2020 Senate • Received -SJ 278