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2009-08-05 House Journal

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2009-08-05                     House Journal                      Page 1202
HB 222                                                                                                                        
The following was enrolled, signed by the Speaker and Chief Clerk,                                                              
President and Secretary of the Senate, and the engrossed and enrolled                                                           
copies were transmitted to the Office of the Governor at 1:10 p.m.,                                                             
June 19, 2009, with a manifest error memorandum (page 1184):                                                                    
      HOUSE BILL NO. 222(title am)                                                                                              
      "An Act prohibiting discrimination by health care insurers based                                                          
      on genetic information; providing special enrollment requirements                                                         
      related to Medicaid and state child health plan coverage; 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."