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INSURANCE

(P) Passed (F) Failed (V) Vetoed (I) Incoporated into other legislation
(C) Carried over from 2006 Session (CD) Carried over from 2006 session but died in committee on or before December 8th


Accident and sickness insurance; ethics and fairness in carrier business practices. Amending  38.2-3407.15. (Patron-Morgan, HB 322 (CD))
Accident and sickness insurance, group; student medical leave of absence. Amending  38.2-3525. (Patron-Alexander, HB 1622 (Chapter 428))
Augmented estate; inclusion of insurance policies. Amending 64.1-16.1 and 64.1-16.2. (Patron-Waddell, HB 2833 (Chapter 308))
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 (CD); Watkins, SB 643 (CD))
Birth-Related Neurological Injury Compensation Program; increases membership of board of directors. Amending  38.2-5016. (Patron-Cuccinelli, SB 774 (F))
Casualty, burglary and theft insurances; policies to include certain provisions. Amending  38.2-111 and 38.2-113. (Patron-Purkey, HB 3055 (Chapter 762))
Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP), State; memorializing State Congressional Delegation and Governor to urge Congress to reauthorize federal funding for FAMIS. (Patron-O’Bannon, HJR 616 (F); Martin, SJR 416 (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-Iaquinto, HB 2518 (Chapter 496))
Educational Institution Benefits Consortium; created. Adding 38.2-6300 through 38.2-6304. (Patron-Hamilton, HB 2042 (F))
Expert witness certifications; plaintiff in medical malpractice actions and wrongful death actions brought against health care provider must provide. Amending  8.01-20.1, 8.01-50.1, and 16.1-83.1. (Patron-Athey, HB 2403 (F))
Family day homes; Bureau of Insurance of State Corporation Commission to study availability of liability insurance for operators thereof. (Patron-Bell, HJR 697 (F))
Family day homes; insurance notice requirements. Amending 63.2-1809.1. (Patron-Deeds, SB 888 (Chapter 594))
FAMIS Program; eliminates requirement the Department of Medical Assistance Services provide quarterly reports thereon. Amending  32.1-351. (Patron-Brink, HB 2299 (Chapter 407))
Fire Programs Fund; increases assessment on certain property and casualty insurers therefor. Amending  38.2-401. (Patron-BaCote, HB 3042 (F))
Health care services; billing information. Adding  38.2-3407.15:1. (Patron-Deeds, SB 144 (CD))
Health coverage; expedited review of appeals of final adverse decisions. Amending  38.2-5902 and 38.2-5905. (Patron-Fralin, HB 3137 (Chapter 346))
Health insurance; assignment of benefits to emergency care physicians. Amending  2.2-2818; adding  38.2-3407.12:1. (Patron-Morgan, HB 946 (CD))
Health insurance; benefits for reservists called to active duty. Amending  44-93.1 and 44-93.5. (Patron-McDougle, SB 377 (CD))
Health insurance; corrects an erroneous cross-reference regarding definition of risk-based capital reports. Amending  38.2-5501 and 38.2-5503. (Patron-Colgan, SB 1317 (Chapter 360))
Health insurance; coverage for bone marrow transplants. Amending 38.2-3418.1:1. (Patron-Blevins, SB 991 (F))
Health insurance; coverage for bone marrow transplants. Repealing 38.2-3418.1:1. (Patron-Byron, HB 2426 (F))
Health insurance; Department of Medical Assistance Services to study effects of modifications to public subsidy program. (Patron-Nutter, HJR 653 (F); Blevins, SJR 388 (F))
Health insurance; issuer to provide an employer with correct data regarding utilization of benefits and services by covered individuals. Amending  38.2-3434. (Patron-Ruff, SB 1336 (F))
Health insurance; joint subcommittee to develop market-based, consumer-driven model for State, report. (Patron-Purkey, HJR 645 (F))
Health insurance; joint subcommittee to study costs for state and local early retirees. (Patron-Miller, SJR 308 (I) See SJR372)
Health insurance; joint subcommittee to study experience pool for educators and local government employees. (Patron-Norment, SJR 372 (P))
Health insurance; local government employees’ participation in state employee health plan. Amending  2.2-1204. (Patron-Reynolds, SB 9 (CD))
Health insurance; mandated coverage for CyberKnife procedures. Amending  38.2-4319; adding  38.2-3418.15. (Patron-Fralin, HB 1975 (F))
Health insurance; mandated coverage for enteral formulas necessitated by inborn metabolic disorders. Amending 38.2-4319; adding  38.2-3418.15. (Patron-Frederick, HB 2447 (F))
Health insurance; mandated coverage for evaluations of brain tumors. Amending  38.2-4319; adding  38.2-3418.15. (Patron-O’Bannon, HB 2156 (F))
Health insurance; mandated coverage for habilitative services for children. Amending  38.2-4319; adding  38.2-3418.15. (Patron-Plum, HB 657 (CD))
Health insurance; mandated coverage for prosthetic devices and components. Amending  38.2-4319; adding  38.2-3418.15. (Patron-Ticer, SB 931 (F))
Health insurance; mandated coverage for treatment by intensity modulated radiation therapy. Amending  38.2-4319; adding 38.2-3418.15. (Patron-Wittman, HB 2949 (F))
Health insurance; payment for services rendered by non-participating providers. Amending  38.2-3407.13:2. (Patron-Norment, SB 160 (CD))
Health insurance; policies to protect uninsured. Amending 38.2-4214 and 38.2-4319; adding  38.2-3419.2 through 38.2-3419.10. (Patron-Marshall, D.W., HB 3160 (F))
Health insurance; policy to state coverage for medical treatments under Medicare Parts A and B. Adding  38.2-3502.1. (Patron-Fralin, HB 2149 (F))
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 (CD))
Health insurance; refusal to accept assignments from patients or physicians prohibited. Adding  38.2-3407.13:3. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 253 (CD))
Health insurance; State to pay for law-enforcement officers receiving work-related disability benefits. Amending  9.1-403 and 51.1-1132. (Patron-Cox, HB 2557 (Chapter 90))
Health insurance claims; joint payment thereof. Amending 38.2-4319; adding  38.2-3407.17. (Patron-Ware, R.L., HB 2562 (F))
Health Insurance Coverage to Uninsured Population, Options to Extend; Report of Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission (HJR 158, 2006). (HD 19)
Health insurance credits; increased for certain retired public officers and employees. Amending  51.1-1403. (Patron-Ingram, HB 3027 (F))
Health insurance credits; increased for retired state employees. Amending  51.1-1400. (Patron-Putney, HB 1833 (F))
Health insurance credits; increased for retired teachers. Amending  51.1-1400 and 51.1-1401. (Patron-Reynolds, SB 860 (I) See SB1218)
Health insurance credits; increased for retired teachers. Amending  51.1-1401. (Patron-Shuler, HB 1766 (F); Caputo, HB 1881 (F); Tata, HB 2370 (Chapter 866); Ward, HB 3014 (F); Potts, SB 777 (I) See SB1218; Devolites Davis, SB 831 (I) See SB1218; Stolle, SB 1170 (I) See SB1218; Hanger, SB 1218 (Chapter 921))
Health insurance credits; state employees receiving long-term disability benefits are eligible. Amending  51.1-1133 and 51.1-1400. (Patron-Tata, HB 2091 (Chapter 64))
Health insurance credits; to include all retired school division employees. Amending  51.1-1401. (Patron-McEachin, HB 2866 (F))
Health Insurance Exchange Act; created. Adding  38.2-6300 through 38.2-6314. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 2121 (F))
Health insurance program; provision for employees by locality. Amending  15.2-1517. (Patron-Whipple, SB 1242 (F))
Health Insurance Risk Transfer Plan; created. Adding  38.2-6300 through 38.2-6307. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 2122 (F))
Health maintenance organizations; establishes procedure which they may convert, without reincorporating, to an accident and sickness insurer. Amending  38.2-4319; adding  38.2-1016.1. (Patron-Newman, SB 1303 (Chapter 579))
Health maintenance organizations; may license insurance company or health services plan that organizes and operates. Amending 38.2-4314. (Patron-Newman, SB 525 (CD))
Hospital-Emergency Treatment Reimbursement Fund; created, report. Adding  32.1-127.4, 38.2-6300 through 38.2-6303, and 40.1-29.1. (Patron-Purkey, HB 1947 (F))
Human papillomavirus vaccinations; requires health insurers to provide coverage thereof. Amending  38.2-4319; adding 38.2-3418.15. (Patron-McEachin, HB 2877 (F))
Income tax, state; tax credit for health insurance premiums paid by small business employers. Adding  58.1-339.12. (Patron-Frederick, HB 1616 (F))
Insurance; prohibits insurers from setting rates based on credit history. Amending  38.2-2114, 38.2-2115, 38.2-2126, 38.2-2212, 38.2-2213, and 38.2-2234. (Patron-Phillips, HB 2887 (F))
Insurance; supplemental liability coverage for sheriff’s departments and regional jails. Amending  2.2-1839. (Patron-Howell, SB 971 (Chapter 773))
Insurance; unfair claims settlement practices. Amending  38.2-510. (Patron-Nixon, HB 3035 (F))
Insurance agents; applicants to submit fingerprints for criminal history records check. Amending  19.2-389 and 38.2-1819. (Patron-Albo, HB 2492 (F))
Insurance agents; repeals a provision for license termination for failure to hold at least one active appointment within 183 calendar days. Amending  38.2-1825. (Patron-Hargrove, HB 3016 (Chapter 703))
Insurance companies; confidentiality of analyses. Amending 38.2-1306.1, 38.2-1320.5, and 38.2-4319. (Patron-Nixon, HB 2394 (Chapter 488))
Insurance consultants, licensed; must enter into written contract prior to consulting. Amending  38.2-1839. (Patron-Hargrove, HB 1957 (Chapter 449))
Insurance continuing education board; increase of membership. Amending  38.2-1867. (Patron-Hargrove, HB 1958 (F))
Life, Accident and Sickness Insurance Guaranty Association; provides maximum amount of contractual obligation. Amending 38.2-1704. (Patron-Tata, HB 2351 (Chapter 482))
Life insurance; clarifies provisions addressing when a trustee has an insurable interest therein. Amending  38.2-301 and second enactment of Chapter 656, 2005 Acts. (Patron-Kilgore, HB 2001 (Chapter 186))
Life insurance; payment of benefits to designee of beneficiary. Adding  38.2-3125.1. (Patron-Alexander, HB 1302 (CD))
Life insurance policies; clarifies trustee has an insurable interest therein and makes same retroactive. Amending 38.2-301. (Patron-Lohr, HB 2792 (F))
Line of Duty Act; benefits for certain private citizens. Amending  9.1-402, 9.1-403, and 23-7.4:1. (Patron-Nutter, HB 2514 (F))
Mandated Health Insurance Benefits, Special Advisory Commission on; abolished. Amending  30-58.1 and 38.2-3431; repealing 2.2-2503, 2.2-2504, and 2.2-2505. (Patron-Reid, HB 2635 (F))
Medical Assistance Services, Department of; recovery of third party liability payments. Amending  32.1-325.2. (Patron-Hall, HB 3138 (Chapter 535))
Medicine, Board of; disciplinary procedure. Amending  54.1-2900, 54.1-2910.1, and 54.1-2912.3; adding  54.1-2910.2. (Patron-O’Bannon, HB 2157 (Chapter 861))
Motor carriers of passengers; insurance based on number thereof by carrier. Amending  46.2-2053. (Patron-Cole, HB 1646 (F))
Motor vehicle insurance; policies on access to recorded data, penalty. Adding  38.2-2215.1. (Patron-Gear, HB 890 (CD))
Motor vehicle insurance; prohibits premiums based on credit history. Amending  38.2-2212, 38.2-2213, and 38.2-2234. (Patron-Frederick, HB 2683 (F))
Motor vehicle insurance; prohibits rate increases as a result of claim due to an accident for which insured was not at fault. Amending  38.2-2212. (Patron-Spruill, HB 2908 (F))
Motor vehicle insurance license tax; revenues dedicated to Priority Transportation Fund. Amending  33.1-23.03:8 and 58.1-2501; repealing tenth enactment of Chapters 1019 and 1044, 2000 Acts. (Patron-Houck, SB 1201 (F))
Motor vehicle liability insurance; increases coverage limits. Amending  46.2-472. (Patron-Hargrove, HB 264 (CD))
Motor vehicle repair labor rates; requires State Corporation Commission to conduct quarterly surveys of operators of repair facilities. Adding  38.2-515.1. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HB 2543 (F))
Pharmacy benefits management; payment for clean claims submitted electronically. Adding  38.2-3407.9:03. (Patron-Puckett, SB 1084 (Chapter 839))
Pharmacy benefits managers; regulation thereof. Adding  38.2-3438 through 38.2-3443. (Patron-Morgan, HB 1954 (F))
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 (CD))
Retired employees; removes exception for certain localities regarding provision of group accident and health insurance. Amending  15.2-1517. (Patron-Quayle, SB 959 (Chapter 150))
Small businesses; joint subcommittee to study whether laws and regulations impede ability thereof to act collectively in procuring health insurance. (Patron-Purkey, HJR 612 (F))
Small Employer Health Insurance Exchange Act; created. Adding 38.2-6300 through 38.2-6313. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 2120 (F))
State employees; health insurance plan to provide coverage for intensity modulated radiation therapy. Amending  2.2-2818. (Patron-Wittman, HB 2948 (F))
State employees; removes reference to Milliman & Robertson’s guidelines from Code relating to health insurance. Amending 2.2-2818. (Patron-Jones, S.C., HB 2651 (F))
Surplus lines insurance; alien insurer cannot be approved unless it maintains certain amount in irrevocable trust fund. Amending 38.2-800, 38.2-4811, and 38.2-4812. (Patron-Miller, SB 1113 (Chapter 157))
Title insurance; authorizes title insurance company, agency, or agent to pay premium to settlement agent. Amending  38.2-4614. (Patron-Suit, HB 1994 (F))
Uninsured population; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study. (Patron-Purkey, HJR 613 (F))
2007 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 09/04/07