Legislature(2009 - 2010)
2009-04-17 Senate JournalFull Journal pdf
2009-04-17 Senate Journal Page 1019 HB 222 The Labor and Commerce Committee considered 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." Signing do pass: Senator Paskvan, Chair; Senators Meyer, Thomas, Davis. The following previously published fiscal information applies: Fiscal Note No. 1, zero, Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development Fiscal Note No. 4, zero, Department of Health and Social Services Fiscal Note No. 5, zero, Department of Health and Social Services The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.