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INSURANCE

(P) Passed (F) Failed (V) Vetoed (I) Incoporated into other legislation
(C) Carried over to 2007 Session


Accident and sickness insurance; ethics and fairness in carrier business practices. Amending  38.2-3407.15. (Patron-Morgan, HB 322 (C))
Accident and sickness insurance; health care provider panel contracts. Amending  38.2-3407.10. (Patron-Morgan, HB 323 (Chapter 398))
Birth-Related Neurological Injury Compensation Program; employee benefits in Retirement System. Amending  38.2-5016 and 38.2-5016.1. (Patron-Tata, HB 417 (Chapter 777))
Birth-Related Neurological Injury Compensation Program; includes certain provisions. Amending  38.2-5001, 38.2-5003, 38.2-5004, 38.2-5006, 38.2-5008, 38.2-5009, 38.2-5010, and 38.2-5013; adding  38.2-5009.2 and 38.2-5013.1; repealing  38.2-5014. (Patron-Tata, HB 416 (C); Watkins, SB 643 (C))
Burial insurance; increases maximum amount. Amending  38.2-1800. (Patron-Nixon, HB 573 (Chapter 410))
Condominium Act; responsibility for insurance deductibles. Amending  55-79.81. (Patron-Cuccinelli, SB 623 (F))
Credit life insurance; age restrictions. Amending  38.2-3726. (Patron-Kilgore, HB 359 (F))
Credit life insurance; interest on proceeds. Amending  38.2-3115. (Patron-Purkey, HB 1429 (Chapter 209))
Death benefits; definition excludes payments under life insurance contract. Amending  20-111.1 and 38.2-305. (Patron-Alexander, HB 1301 (F))
Driver’s licenses; DMV not to issue to persons convicted of driving under influence unless have proof of motor vehicle insurance. Amending  46.2-316. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 251 (F); Iaquinto, HB 739 (F))
Family Access to Medical Insurance Security Plan; eligible individuals to be enrolled in health maintenance organizations. Amending  32.1-351. (Patron-Welch, HB 831 (Chapter 428))
Family day homes; those not covered by liability insurance. Adding  63.2-1809.1. (Patron-Edwards, SB 704 (Chapter 923))
Fire Programs Fund; revising allocations to eligible localities. Amending  38.2-401. (Patron-Puckett, SB 498 (Chapter 322))
Health care provider; definition includes marriage and family therapists, and professional counselors. Amending  8.01-581.1, 8.01-581.13, 38.2-602, and 38.2-3412.1. (Patron-Shuler, HB 443 (Chapter 638))
Health care services; billing information. Adding  38.2-3407.15:1. (Patron-Deeds, SB 144 (C))
Health group cooperatives; established for arranging benefit plan coverage for small employers. Amending  38.2-4214, 38.2-4319, and 38.2-4509; adding  38.2-3551 through 38.2-3555. (Patron-Hamilton, HB 761 (Chapter 427))
Health insurance; assignment of benefits to emergency care physicians. Amending  2.2-2818; adding  38.2-3407.12:1. (Patron-Morgan, HB 946 (C))
Health insurance; assignment of benefits to emergency room physicians. Adding  38.2-3407.12:1. (Patron-Norment, SB 161 (F))
Health insurance; benefits for reservists called to active duty. Amending  44-93.1 and 44-93.5. (Patron-McDougle, SB 377 (C))
Health insurance; credits for retired state employees. Amending 51.1-1400. (Patron-Putney, HB 59 (Chapter 622))
Health insurance; duties of Office of Managed Care Ombudsman. Amending  38.2-5904. (Patron-Welch, HB 832 (F))
Health insurance; local government employees’ participation in state employee health plan. Amending  2.2-1204. (Patron-Reynolds, SB 9 (C))
Health insurance; mandated coverage for habilitative services for children. Amending  38.2-4319; adding  38.2-3418.15. (Patron-Plum, HB 657 (C))
Health insurance; mandated coverage for treatment by intensity modulated radiation therapy. Amending  38.2-4319; adding 38.2-3418.15. (Patron-Wittman, HB 1405 (F))
Health insurance; mandated coverage for treatment of inborn errors of metabolism. Amending  38.2-4319; adding  38.2-3418.15. (Patron-Gear, HB 894 (F))
Health insurance; mandated coverage for treatment of malignant brain tumors. Amending  38.2-4319; adding  38.2-3418.15. (Patron-O’Bannon, HB 623 (F))
Health insurance; mandated coverage for treatment of morbid obesity. Amending  38.2-3418.13. (Patron-O’Bannon, HB 624 (F))
Health insurance; members of volunteer fire departments and rescue squads to enroll in state employees plan. Amending  2.2-2818; adding  2.2-2818.1. (Patron-Bell, HB 1346 (F))
Health insurance; payment for services rendered by non-participating providers. Amending  38.2-3407.13:2. (Patron-Norment, SB 160 (C))
Health insurance; program for employees of local governments, teachers, etc., to include same coverage as state employees. Amending  2.2-1204. (Patron-Armstrong, HB 501 (C))
Health insurance; refusal to accept assignments from patients or physicians prohibited. Adding  38.2-3407.13:3. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 253 (C))
Health insurance; small employers to enter into pooling agreements. Adding  38.2-6300 through 38.2-6303. (Patron-Frederick, HB 478 (I) See HB761)
Health insurance; State to support federal efforts to encourage pooling thereof. Adding  2.2-302.1. (Patron-Wagner, SB 487 (Chapter 910))
Health insurance credits; clarifies retirees who are eligible therefor. Amending  51.1-1403. (Patron-Putney, HB 420 (Chapter 336))
Health insurance credits; increased for teachers and other local school board employees. Amending  51.1-1400 and 51.1-1401. (Patron-Hanger, SB 398 (F))
Health Insurance Plans, High-Deductible, and Quality and Educational Initiatives; Report of Association of Health Plans (HJR 818, 2005). (HD 39)
Health insurance premiums; Joint Commission on Health Care to study increase in health care costs. (Patron-Reynolds, SJR 4 (P))
Health insurance providers; Commissioner of Insurance to develop plan to double competition in rural areas. (Patron-Nutter, HB 1324 (F))
Health Insurance Risk Pool; created, report. Adding  38.2-6300 through 38.2-6312. (Patron-Dance, HB 403 (I) See HB761)
Health maintenance organizations; exempts from filing statements of covered and uncovered expenses. Amending  38.2-4300, 38.2-4307.1, and 38.2-5800. (Patron-Kilgore, HB 1044 (Chapter 448))
Health maintenance organizations; may license insurance company or health services plan that organizes and operates. Amending 38.2-4314. (Patron-Newman, SB 525 (C))
Health maintenance organizations; Medicaid coverage. Amending 38.2-1318, 38.2-4306, 38.2-4319, 38.2-5803, and 38.2-5804. (Patron-Kilgore, HB 1041 (Chapter 866))
Home service contract providers; certain exemptions. Amending 38.2-2600, 38.2-2601, 38.2-2602, 38.2-2604, 38.2-2605, 38.2-2613, and 38.2-2615; adding  38.2-2617 through 38.2-2628. (Patron-Suit, HB 383 (Chapter 634))
Income tax, corporate; insurance premiums and employer-provided commuting expenses tax credit. Adding  58.1-439.12:1. (Patron-Eisenberg, HB 1160 (F))
Income tax, state; credit for purchase of long-term care insurance. Amending  58.1-322; adding  58.1-339.11. (Patron-Landes, HB 786 (Chapter 599); Blevins, SB 287 (Chapter 570))
Income tax, state; tax credit for health insurance premiums paid by small business employers. Adding  58.1-339.11. (Patron-Frederick, HB 479 (F))
Insurance agents; compliance with continuing education requirements. Amending  38.2-1868.1 and 38.2-1869. (Patron-Hargrove, HB 261 (Chapter 589))
Insurance companies; dividends and distributions. Amending 38.2-1329 and 38.2-1330; adding  38.2-1330.1. (Patron-Stosch, SB 546 (Chapter 577))
Insurance coverage; recovery of attorney’s fees in action on bond. Amending  38.2-209. (Patron-Janis, HB 1275 (Chapter 279))
Insurance license tax; revenues dedicated for transportation. Adding  58.1-2511 and 58.1-2512; repealing third and tenth enactments of Chapters 1019 and 1044, 2000 Acts. (Patron-Wardrup, HB 660 (F))
Insurers; actuarial statements. Amending  38.2-1315.1. (Patron-Colgan, SB 474 (Chapter 320))
Insurers; change of domicile. Amending  38.2-1022. (Patron-Miller, SB 586 (Chapter 329))
Liability insurance policies; notices. Amending  38.2-231. (Patron-Rust, HB 1001 (Chapter 554))
Life insurance; clarifies date when reduction in coverage begins for State disability retiree. Amending  51.1-505. (Patron-Tata, HB 455 (Chapter 640))
Life insurance; payment of benefits to designee of beneficiary. Adding  38.2-3125.1. (Patron-Alexander, HB 1302 (C))
Line of Duty Act; payment of benefits to beneficiary of deceased person. Amending  9.1-402. (Patron-Suit, HB 1418 (Chapter 878))
Local government; benefit coverage for employees and retired employees. Amending  15.2-1517. (Patron-Whipple, SB 673 (F))
Mandated Health Insurance Benefits, Special Advisory Commission on; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to provide staff assistance thereto. Amending  2.2-2503 and 30-58.1. (Patron-O’Bannon, HB 614 (Chapter 413))
Motor vehicle insurance; policies on access to recorded data, penalty. Adding  38.2-2215.1. (Patron-Gear, HB 890 (C))
Motor vehicle insurance license tax; revenue dedicated to mass transit. Amending  33.1-23.03:1, 33.1-23.03:8, and 58.1-2501; repealing tenth enactment of Chapters 1019 and 1044, 2000 Acts. (Patron-Ebbin, HB 1613 (F); Colgan, SB 725 (I) See SB708)
Motor vehicle insurance license tax; revenues generated thereby credited to Transportation Trust Fund. Adding  58.1-2511. (Patron-Frederick, HB 488 (F))
Motor vehicle liability insurance; increases coverage limits. Amending  46.2-472. (Patron-Hargrove, HB 264 (C))
Motorcycles; proof of liability insurance to purchase. Adding 46.2-116. (Patron-Hogan, HB 697 (F))
Neurological birth-related injury cases; review of certain cases. Amending  38.2-5010 and 38.2-5013. (Patron-Edwards, SB 632 (Chapter 919))
Pharmacy benefits managers; requirements for regulation and registration. Amending  38.2-3407.4:2, 38.2-3407.5, 38.2-3407.5:1, 38.2-3407.6:1, 38.2-3407.7, 38.2-3407.9:01, 38.2-3407.9:02, 38.2-3407.15, 38.2-4209.1, 38.2-4214, 38.2-4312.1, 38.2-4319, and 38.2-4509; adding  38.2-1365 through 38.2-1384. (Patron-Morgan, HB 945 (C))
Physicians; extends sunset provision to purchase medical malpractice insurance. Amending third enactment of Chapter 822, 2004 Acts. (Patron-Newman, SB 610 (Chapter 580))
Public Procurement Act; purchase of certain insurance in construction projects. Adding  2.2-4308.1. (Patron-Brink, HB 994 (Chapter 605); Whipple, SB 271 (Chapter 569))
Recording devices in motor vehicles; access to recorded data. Amending  38.2-2212; adding  38.2-2213.1, 46.2-1088.6, and 46.2-1532.2. (Patron-May, HB 816 (Chapter 851))
Recording devices in motor vehicles; agent cannot refuse to renew insurance if owner denies access thereto. Amending  38.2-2212; adding  38.2-2213.1, 46.2-1088.6, and 46.2-1532.2. (Patron-Watkins, SB 90 (Chapter 889))
Registration card; contents to include insurance update. Amending 46.2-604. (Patron-Carrico, HB 367 (F))
Reinsurance intermediaries and managing general agents; licensure. Amending  38.2-1356 and 38.2-1363. (Patron-Watkins, SB 593 (Chapter 762))
Retirement System; maximum amount of life insurance coverage to be reviewed every five years. Amending  51.1-512. (Patron-Tata, HB 453 (Chapter 252))
Secured or unsecured bonds; time within which default is recorded. Amending  19.2-123, 19.2-143, and 38.2-2416. (Patron-Ware, O., HB 1490 (Chapter 296))
Sickness and Disability Program; clarifies maximum period for which an employee may receive short-term benefits. Amending 51.1-1112 and 51.1-1123. (Patron-Ingram, HB 461 (Chapter 404))
Sickness and Disability Program; clarifies that an employee receiving benefits must apply for social security benefits. Amending  51.1-1114, 51.1-1123, and 51.1-1125. (Patron-Ingram, HB 468 (Chapter 841))
Sickness and Disability Program; employees approved for benefits on or after age 60 shall be eligible for maximum of five years. Amending  51.1-1112 and 51.1-1123. (Patron-Ingram, HB 462 (Chapter 405))
Sickness and Disability Program; plan administrator to direct employee to apply for benefits from other sources. Amending 51.1-1114, 51.1-1123, and 51.1-1125. (Patron-Ingram, HB 459 (Chapter 778))
Sickness and Disability Program; reporting requirements of certain insurers. Amending  51.1-1139. (Patron-Ingram, HB 460 (Chapter 641))
Small employer associations; group health insurance coverage. Amending  38.2-3521.1. (Patron-Melvin, HB 1437 (I) See HB761)
State employees; voluntary supplemental health coverage program offered for those who have primary coverage under TRICARE Military Health System. Adding  2.2-2818.1. (Patron-Cox, HB 311 (Chapter 93); Watts, HB 1064 (I) See HB311)
Teachers; health insurance credits increased for those retired. Amending  51.1-1401. (Patron-Shuler, HB 3 (F); Tata, HB 35 (F))
Title insurance; requirements for certain residential dwelling units. Amending  17.1-223. (Patron-Albo, HB 778 (F))
Uninsured population; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study such factors as age, occupational status, income, and legality of residence. (Patron-Purkey, HJR 37 (I) See HJR158)
Victims of domestic violence; use of alternative contact information by health care providers and insurers. Adding 38.2-609.1. (Patron-Eisenberg, HB 1167 (F); Ticer, SB 638 (F))
2006 Cumulative Index of Bills, Joint Resolutions, Resolutions and Documents - For additional information, please contact the House of Delegates Information and Public Relations Office, P. O. Box 406, State Capitol, Richmond, Virginia 23218, telephone (804) 698-1500. Last updated 11/07/06