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SB 296: Health Care Expenses

GENERAL BILL by Garcia

Health Care Expenses; Requiring a licensed facility to establish, update, and make public a list of the facility’s charges for services which meets certain federal requirements; prohibiting consumer reporting agencies from publishing a consumer report containing a medical debt credit impairment under certain circumstances; requiring the consumer reporting agency to remove the credit impairment, free of charge, under certain circumstances; authorizing patient-consumers to initiate legal proceedings for violations; prohibiting persons from reporting certain consumer debt to a consumer reporting agency without the express written consent of the creditor, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2022
Last Action: 11/3/2021 Senate - On Committee agenda-- Health Policy, 11/03/21, 11:30 am, 412 Knott Building --Temporarily Postponed
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
9/22/2021 Senate • Filed
10/13/2021 Senate • Referred to Health Policy; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations
11/3/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Health Policy, 11/03/21, 11:30 am, 412 Knott Building --Temporarily Postponed