Legislature(2009 - 2010)

2009-04-11 House Journal

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2009-04-11                     House Journal                      Page 0911
HB 222                                                                                                                        
The Speaker added a Finance Committee referral for the following:                                                               
    HOUSE BILL NO. 222                                                                                                          
    "An Act prohibiting discrimination by health care insurers based                                                            
    on genetic information; requiring a health care insurer to offer                                                            
    coverage for the treatment of alcoholism or drug abuse; providing                                                           
    continuity of coverage for college students during medically                                                                
    necessary leaves of absence from college; requiring health care                                                             
    insurers in the group market to provide parity in the application of                                                        
    mental health and substance abuse benefits that comply with                                                                 
    federal requirements; amending the definition of 'dentist' to                                                               
    include out-of-state dentists for purposes of certain dental                                                                
     insurance requirements; and providing for an effective date."                                                             
HB 222 was removed from the Rules Committee and referred to the                                                                 
Finance Committee.