2008 Regular Session

HOUSE BILL 29

File Code: Insurance - Health
Sponsored By:
Delegates Manno, Riley, Pena-Melnyk, Montgomery, Kipke, Morhaim, Reznik, V. Turner, Kullen, and Pendergrass
Entitled:
Long-Term Care Insurance - Prohibited Acts - Genetic Tests, Genetic Information, or Genetic Services

Synopsis:

Prohibiting a carrier or insurance producer of a carrier that provides long-term care insurance from requesting or requiring a genetic test or from using a genetic test, the results of a genetic test, genetic information, or a request for genetic services to take specified actions with regard to long-term care insurance; providing for an exception if the use is based on sound actuarial principles; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occuring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
8/27
Pre-filed
1/9
First Reading Health and Government Operations
1/17
Hearing 1/31 at 1:00 p.m.
1/29
Hearing cancelled
1/30
Hearing 2/7 at 1:00 p.m.
3/18
Favorable with Amendments Report by Health and Government Operations
3/16
Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
3/17
Third Reading Passed (138-0)
3/28
Returned Passed
Senate Action
3/20
First Reading Finance
3/21
Hearing 3/26 at 1:00 p.m.
3/31
Favorable Report by Finance
3/28
Favorable Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed
3/29
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
Action after passage in House and Senate
5/22
Approved by the Governor
- Chapter 632

Sponsored by:

Delegate Roger P. Manno, District 19
Delegate Nicholaus R. Kipke, District 31
Delegate Sue Kullen, District 27B
Delegate Karen S. Montgomery, District 14
Delegate Dan K. Morhaim, District 11
Delegate Joseline A. Pena-Melnyk, District 21
Delegate Shane E. Pendergrass, District 13
Delegate Kirill Reznik, District 39
Delegate B. Daniel Riley, District 34A
Delegate Veronica Turner, District 26

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Discrimination
Genetics
Health Insurance -see also- HMOS; Managed Care Organizations
Health Maintenance Organizations -see also- Manage Care Orgs
Long Term Care -see also- Continuing Care; Nursing Homes
Prices -see also- Consumer Price Index

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Insurance
( 18-101 , 18-120 )

Documents:

Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled, Chapter
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments (Displayed in PDF Format):
House
Number: 116087/02     Offered on: March 19, 2008   at: 10:46 a.m.     Status: Adopted
Roll Call Votes (Legislative dates are shown):
House
March 17, 2008: Third Reading Passed (138-0)
Senate
March 29, 2008: Third Reading Passed (47-0)