Legislature(2009 - 2010)

2009-04-14 House Journal

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2009-04-14                     House Journal                      Page 0951
HB 222                                                                                                                        
The Finance Committee considered:                                                                                               
    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."                                                             

2009-04-14                     House Journal                      Page 0952
The report was signed by Representatives Hawker and Stoltze, Co-                                                                
chairs, with the following individual recommendations:                                                                          
Do pass (5):  Fairclough, Crawford, Gara, Salmon, Joule                                                                         
Do not pass (1):  Kelly                                                                                                         
No recommendation (3):  Austerman, Hawker, Stoltze                                                                              
The following fiscal note(s) apply:                                                                                             
1.  Zero, Dept. of Commerce, Community, & Economic Development                                                                  
4.  Zero, Dept. of Health & Social Services                                                                                     
5.  Zero, Dept. of Health & Social Services                                                                                     
HB 222 was referred to the Rules Committee for placement on the