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INSURANCE

(P) Passed (F) Failed (V) Vetoed (I) Incoporated into other legislation
(C) Carried over from 2008 Session (CD) Carried over from 2008 session but died in committee on or before December 4th


Accident and sickness claim proceeds; provider services rendered outside of State. Amending  38.2-3407.1. (Patron-Sickles, HB 2655 (Chapter 226))
Architects, Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, Certified Interior Designers and Landscape Architects, Board for; required insurance for certain licensees. Adding  54.1-404.01. (Patron-Jones, HB 2217 (F))
Basic health benefit plans; requires health insurer, etc., providing accident and sickness subscription contracts, to offer to eligible individuals. Adding  38.2-3438 through 38.2-3444. (Patron-Stuart, SB 976 (F))
Cancellation of property insurance policy; authorizes on grounds of foreclosure of a deed of trust. Amending  38.2-2114. (Patron-Nixon, HB 1887 (Chapter 442))
Child support; amends guidelines related to provision of health insurance or health care costs to bring into compliance with federal requirements. Amending  20-60.3, 20-103, 20-107.2, 20-108.1, 20-108.2, 20-124.2, 63.2-1900, 63.2-1902, 63.2-1903, 63.2-1916, and 63.2-1924.1; adding  63.2-1954.1. (Patron-Barker, SB 1237 (Chapter 713))
Confidentiality of certain insurance information; provides therefor of company licensing applications and supporting documentation received by State Corporation Commission. Adding  38.2-221.3. (Patron-Plum, HB 1935 (Chapter 352))
Crash prevention courses; may be delivered via Internet or other electronic means if approved by DMV. Amending  38.2-2217. (Patron-Ware, R.L., HB 2516 (F); Edwards, SB 1013 (Chapter 545))
Crash prevention courses; reduction in rates for certain persons attending. Amending  38.2-2217. (Patron-Ware, R.L., HB 1974 (Chapter 357))
Credit insurance; requires that debtors be provided with a notice disclosing right to a refund of premium if insurance is terminated prior to its scheduled maturity date or paid off early, etc. Amending  38.2-233, 38.2-3724, 38.2-3729, 38.2-3735, and 38.2-3737. (Patron-Ware, R.L., HB 1972 (Chapter 643))
Credit life insurance; reserve standards. Amending  38.2-3723. (Patron-Ware, R.L., HB 1971 (Chapter 642))
DMV fees; allowed to collect from insurance companies for processing applications for motor vehicle titles when original titles are unavailable. Amending  46.2-632 and 46.2-1603. (Patron-McEachin, SB 1326 (Chapter 171))
Domestic insurers; State Corporation Commission to delay application of provisions applicable to investments of those petitioning. Amending  38.2-1400 and 38.2-1403. (Patron-Edwards, SB 1486 (F))
Electronic delivery of insurance notices; authorizes insurers to electronically transmit if insured consents. Amending 38.2-231, 38.2-2113, 38.2-2114, 38.2-2208, and 38.2-2212; adding  38.2-325. (Patron-May, HB 2430 (Chapter 215))
Financial Guaranty Insurance; established. Adding  38.2-6400 through 38.2-6414. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 2320 (F))
Fire insurance; prohibits an insurer or agent from refusing to issue or renew policy written to insure family day homes. Amending  38.2-2114 and 38.2-2115. (Patron-Deeds, SB 264 (CD))
Fire Programs Fund; increases rate of assessment. Amending 38.2-401. (Patron-Bowling, HB 1225 (CD); Puckett, SB 412 (CD))
Group life insurance; allows coverage to be extended to insure any class of persons. Amending  38.2-3323. (Patron-Rust, HB 1726 (F); Howell, SB 945 (F))
Group life insurance; permits retiree to make irrevocable beneficiary designation to purchase funeral services. Amending 51.1-511. (Patron-Hanger, SB 743 (CD))
Health benefits plans; insurers licensed to sell plans in any other state may sell to residents of State if offers same plans. Adding  38.2-6400 through 38.2-6406. (Patron-Cuccinelli, SB 1331 (F))
Health insurance; business practices. Amending  38.2-3503 and 38.2-3527; adding  38.2-508.6. (Patron-Vogel, SB 1274 (F))
Health insurance; coordination of benefits. Amending  2.2-2818 and 38.2-3407.13:1. (Patron-Nutter, HB 1419 (CD))
Health insurance; coverage for length of hospital inpatient stay for mother and newborn after childbirth. Amending  38.2-3414.1. (Patron-Tyler, HB 2521 (F))
Health insurance; credits for certain retired public officers and employees. Amending  51.1-1403. (Patron-Houck, SB 305 (CD))
Health insurance; development of optional proposed program for school board and local government officers and employees, etc. (Patron-Shannon, HB 2632 (F))
Health insurance; eliminates all mandated benefits from inclusion in individual policies. Amending  38.2-3409, 38.2-3411 through 38.2-3411.4, 38.2-3412.1, 38.2-3414.1, 38.2-3418, 38.2-3418.1, 38.2-3418.1:2 through 38.2-3418.14. (Patron-Reynolds, SB 921 (F))
Health insurance; mandated coverage for amino acid based elemental formulas. Amending  38.2-4319; adding  38.2-3418.15. (Patron-Amundson, HB 2337 (F))
Health insurance; mandated coverage for autism spectrum disorder. Amending  38.2-4319; adding  38.2-3418.15. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 1588 (F); Vogel, SB 1260 (F))
Health insurance; mandated coverage for prosthetic devices and components. Amending  2.2-2818 and 38.2-4319; adding 38.2-3418.15. (Patron-Ware, R.L., HB 1977 (F); Ticer, SB 645 (CD))
Health insurance; mandated coverage for prosthetic devices and components. Amending  38.2-4319; adding  38.2-3418.15. (Patron-Ticer, SB 1116 (Chapter 839))
Health insurance; mandated coverage for telehealth services. Amending  38.2-4319; adding  38.2-3418.15. (Patron-Phillips, HB 2191 (F); Wampler, SB 1458 (F))
Health insurance; policies offered to small employers with 50 or less employees to protect uninsured. Amending  38.2-4214 and 38.2-4319; adding  38.2-3419.2 through 38.2-3419.10. (Patron-Frederick, HB 2209 (F); Reynolds, SB 920 (I) See SB1411)
Health insurance; requires health insurer, etc., to calculate amount based on an amount not to exceed provider’s actual charge for service. Amending  38.2-3407.3 and 38.2-5805. (Patron-Blevins, SB 964 (F))
Health insurance, basic; increasing availability thereof in State. Amending  32.1-102.4, 38.2-4214, and 38.2-4319; adding 38.2-3406.1, 38.2-3406.2, and 38.2-3541.1. (Patron-Marshall, D.W., HB 2024 (Chapter 796))
Health insurance, basic; increasing availability thereof in State. Amending  32.1-102.4 and 38.2-4214; adding  38.2-3406.1 and 38.2-3406.2. (Patron-Watkins, SB 1411 (Chapter 877))
Health Insurance, Bureau of; establishes division within State Corporation Commission. Amending  2.2-2503, 2.2-2504, 2.2-2664, 2.2-5300, 12.1-16, 32.1-137.1, 32.1-137.2, 32.1-137.3, 32.1-137.5, 32.1-137.6, 32.1-137.15, 32.1-330.3, 32.1-335, 38.2-100, 38.2-229, 38.2-305, 38.2-400, and 54.1-2909; adding 38.2-200.1. (Patron-O’Bannon, HB 253 (CD))
Health insurance credits; all retired employees of local school divisions to receive. Amending  51.1-1400 and 51.1-1401. (Patron-McEachin, SB 674 (CD); McEachin, SB 1327 (F))
Health insurance, individual; requires State Corporation Commission to establish, by regulation, classes, and tiers for underwriting thereof. Amending  38.2-508, 38.2-508.5, and 38.2-3430.9; adding  38.2-3430.6:1. (Patron-Fralin, HB 1829 (F))
Health insurance plan; insurance mandate for policies of accident and health insurance shall also apply thereto plans for state employees. Amending  2.2-2818; adding  2.2-2818.2. (Patron-Wagner, SB 1351 (Chapter 317))
Health insurance plan for state employees; coverage for employees of small employers. Adding  2.2-2820.2. (Patron-Nichols, HB 2522 (F))
Health insurance plan, State; coverages and benefits. Amending 2.2-2818; adding  2.2-2818.2. (Patron-Nixon, HB 2557 (Chapter 247))
Health insurance provider contracts; access to coverage information by Internet or other electronic medium. Adding  38.2-3407.15:1. (Patron-Nutter, HB 2145 (F))
Health reimbursement arrangements; prohibits health insurers from canceling or refusing to issue policy on certain grounds. Adding  38.2-3507.1. (Patron-Hogan, HB 648 (CD))
Hospital-Emergency Treatment Reimbursement Fund; established. Adding  32.1-127.4, 38.2-6300 through 38.2-6303, and 40.1-29.1. (Patron-Purkey, HB 364 (CD))
Income tax, state; tax credit for health insurance premiums paid by small business employers. Adding  58.1-339.12. (Patron-Frederick, HB 59 (CD); Martin, SB 1443 (F))
Insurance; makes forms for commercial automobile insurance policies that are written to large commercial risks eligible for exemption. Amending  38.2-1903.1. (Patron-McClellan, HB 1982 (Chapter 644))
Insurance agents; revises definition of limited burial insurance authorities. Amending  38.2-1800. (Patron-Edwards, SB 692 (CD))
Insurance holding companies; State Corporation Commission to approve any ordinary dividend by a registered insurer that is a member thereof to its shareholders within 30 days of receiving written notice of declaration. Amending  38.2-1329. (Patron-Wagner, SB 1352 (Chapter 717))
Insurance notices; electronic delivery. Amending  38.2-231, 38.2-2113, 38.2-2114, 38.2-2208, and 38.2-2212; adding 38.2-230.1. (Patron-May, HB 636 (CD))
Insurers; State Corporation Commission with discretion to prescribe method of filing annual statements. Amending  38.2-1300. (Patron-Miller, Y.B., SB 1044 (Chapter 602))
Life insurance; funding preneed funeral contracts. Adding 38.2-3100.3. (Patron-Morgan, HB 2467 (Chapter 653))
Life insurance policies; delivery method. Adding  38.2-3301.1. (Patron-Ruff, SB 1480 (Chapter 299))
Line of Duty Act; continued health insurance coverage for disabled employee or qualified beneficiary of a deceased employee. Amending  9.1-401. (Patron-Mathieson, HB 1960 (F))
Medical malpractice; any amount due from a judgment or verdict in excess of $2 million shall be paid from Patient’s Compensation Fund. Amending  8.01-581.15 and 54.1-2400; adding 8.01-581.20:2 through 8.01-581.20:11. (Patron-Stolle, SB 1389 (F))
Medical malpractice limit; raises total amount recoverable in certain. Amending  8.01-581.15. (Patron-Marsh, SB 843 (F))
Mortgage loans; escrowing taxes and insurance. Adding  6.1-2.8:1. (Patron-Sickles, HB 1091 (CD))
Motor carrier liability insurance; reduces minimum amount thereof required of operators of trolleys. Amending  46.2-2053. (Patron-Cole, HB 1627 (F))
Motor vehicle liability insurance coverage limits; increases, penalty. Amending  8.01-66.1, 38.2-1904, 46.2-214.3, 46.2-419, 46.2-472, 46.2-705, 46.2-706, 46.2-707, 46.2-708, 46.2-902.1, 46.2-1529, 46.2-1530, 46.2-1992.22, 46.2-1992.23, 46.2-1993.22, and 46.2-1993.23; repealing  38.2-3000, 38.2-3001, and 46.2-710. (Patron-Reynolds, SB 1360 (F))
Pharmacy contracts; establishes requirements for audit procedures and claims review process. Amending  38.2-4319; adding 38.2-3407.9:04. (Patron-Ware, R.L., HB 1650 (F))
Retirement System; health insurance credits for retired teachers. Amending  51.1-1401. (Patron-Tata, HB 2069 (Chapter 23))
State employees; increases health insurance credits for those retired. Amending  51.1-1400. (Patron-Deeds, SB 260 (CD))
Underinsured motorist insurance coverage; insurer to settle a claim for bodily injury or death for an amount that would exhaust its policy limits. Amending  38.2-2206. (Patron-Joannou, HB 2431 (F))
Uninsured motorist insurance; authorizes insurer to assume control of defense of an action involving its coverage. Amending 38.2-2206. (Patron-Martin, SB 879 (F))
Viatical Settlements Act; incorporate provisions regulating issuance of stranger-originated life insurance (STOLI) policies. Amending  38.2-6000 through 38.2-6005, 38.2-6007, 38.2-6008, 38.2-6009, 38.2-6010, and 38.2-6011; adding  38.2-6009.1. (Patron-Janis, HB 1864 (F))
Wind Underwriting Association; established. Amending  38.2-602, 38.2-1343, 38.2-1902, 38.2-2001, 38.2-2113, and 38.2-2114; adding  38.2-2914 through 38.2-2925. (Patron-Wagner, SB 318 (CD))
Workers’ Compensation Act; insurance notices. Amending  65.2-804. (Patron-Cline, HB 2292 (Chapter 150))
Workers’ compensation insurance; State Corporation Commission establishes a mechanism for merger of local government group self-insurance association pools. Amending  15.2-2703, 65.2-801, and 65.2-1203. (Patron-Hargrove, HB 1756 (Chapter 336); Ruff, SB 1372 (Chapter 285))
2009 Cumulative Index of Bills, Joint Resolutions, and Resolutions - 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 06/03/09