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HB 1008: No Gender Individual Health Insurance Rates

Women’s Rights
Bill Number: HB 1008
Year: 2010
ACLU Position: Passive Support
Sponsors: Rep. Schafer; Rep. McCann; Sen. Carroll M.; Sen Schwartz; Health Care Task Force

Description:
The bill prohibits carriers from using gender as a basis for varying premium rates for individual health insurance policies and declares premium rates based on gender to be unfairly discriminatory.
 
Read the bill here.

Current Status:

02/18/2010 House Third Reading Passed
02/19/2010 Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Health and Human Services
03/04/2010 Senate Committee on Health and Human Services Refer Amended to Senate floor
03/16/2010 Senate Third Reading Passed
03/15/2010 Senate Second Reading Psassed with Amendments
03/19/2010 House Considered Senate Amendments - Result was to Concur - Repass
03/25/2010 Signed by the President of the Senate
03/29/2010 Signed by the Governor
03/25/2010 Signed by the Speaker of the House
02/17/2010 House Second Reading Special Order - Passed with Amendments
02/04/2010 House Committee on Health and Human Services Refer Amended to House Floor
01/13/2010 Introduced In House - Assigned to Health and Human Services



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