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CS/CS/SB 1556: Nondiscrimination in Organ Transplants

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations ; 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 certain individual and group health insurers and health maintenance organizations, respectively, from denying coverage for organ transplants solely on the basis of an individual’s disability under certain circumstances, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 3/10/2020 Senate - Laid on Table, refer to CS/HB 1179 -SJ 652
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
2/24/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 02/27/20, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
2/27/2020 Senate • CS/CS by- Appropriations; YEAS 17 NAYS 0 -SJ 357
3/2/2020 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• CS/CS by Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 361
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
3/6/2020 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/10/20 -SJ 653
3/10/2020 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 652
• Substituted CS/HB 1179 -SJ 652
• Laid on Table, refer to CS/HB 1179 -SJ 652