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2009-08-05 House Journal

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2009-08-05                     House Journal                      Page 1227
HB 222                                                                                                                        
A message dated July 9, 2009, was received stating the Governor                                                                 
signed the following bill and is transmitting the engrossed and enrolled                                                        
copies to the Lieutenant Governor's office for permanent filing:                                                                
      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                                                          

2009-08-05                     House Journal                      Page 1228
      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."                                                                                                   
      Chapter No. 55, SLA 2009                                                                                                  
      Effective Date:  See Chapter