HB 1538 Health insurance; multiple employer welfare arrangements.
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Summary as passed House: (all summaries)
Health insurance; multiple employer welfare arrangements.  Exempts multiple employer welfare arrangements (MEWAs) that are comprised only of banks together with their plan-sponsoring organization, and their respective employees, from the provisions of the Commonwealth's insurance laws. Currently, such an exemption applies to MEWAs comprised of banks and their employees. The term "plan-sponsoring organization" is defined as an association that sponsors a MEWA comprised only of banks and that, among other things, has been in existence for at least five years and was not formed for the purpose of obtaining insurance.

Full text:
12/28/10  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11100900D  pdf
01/18/11  House: Committee substitute printed 11104237D-H1  pdf | impact statement
01/19/11  House: Substitute bill reprinted 11104237D-H1  pdf | impact statement
03/03/11  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1538ER)  pdf | impact statement
03/22/11  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0329)  pdf

Status:
12/28/10  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11100900D
12/28/10  House: Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/18/11  House: Reported from Commerce and Labor with substitute (21-Y 0-N)
01/18/11  House: Committee substitute printed 11104237D-H1
01/19/11  House: Substitute bill reprinted 11104237D-H1
01/20/11  House: Read first time
01/21/11  House: Read second time
01/21/11  House: Committee substitute agreed to 11104237D-H1
01/21/11  House: Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1538H1
01/24/11  House: Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
01/24/11  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N)
01/25/11  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
01/25/11  Senate: Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/21/11  Senate: Reported from Commerce and Labor (12-Y 0-N)
02/22/11  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/23/11  Senate: Read third time
02/23/11  Senate: Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
03/03/11  House: Enrolled
03/03/11  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1538ER)
03/03/11  House: Signed by Speaker
03/06/11  Senate: Signed by President
03/22/11  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 329 (effective 7/1/11)
03/22/11  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0329)