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CS/SB 1556: Nondiscrimination in Organ Transplants

GENERAL BILL by Banking and Insurance ; Bean

Nondiscrimination in Organ Transplants; Prohibiting certain entities from making certain determinations or engaging in certain actions related to organ transplants solely on the basis of an individual’s disability; specifying an instance where certain entities may consider an individual’s disability, with an exception; requiring certain entities to take certain necessary steps to ensure an individual with a disability is not denied services, with exceptions; prohibiting insurers, nonprofit health care service plans, and health maintenance organizations that provide coverage for organ transplants from denying coverage solely on the basis of an individual’s disability under certain circumstances, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 2/13/2020 Senate - CS by Banking and Insurance read 1st time -SJ 310
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Health Policy (HP)
  2. Banking and Insurance (BI)
  3. Appropriations (AP)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/8/2020 Senate • Filed
1/13/2020 Senate • Referred to Health Policy; Banking and Insurance; Appropriations -SJ 116
1/14/2020 Senate • Introduced -SJ 116
1/23/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Health Policy, 01/28/20, 1:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
1/28/2020 Senate • Favorable by Health Policy; YEAS 10 NAYS 0 -SJ 214
1/29/2020 Senate • Now in Banking and Insurance
2/6/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Banking and Insurance, 02/11/20, 2:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
2/11/2020 Senate • CS by Banking and Insurance; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 307
2/13/2020 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Now in Appropriations
• CS by Banking and Insurance read 1st time -SJ 310