H.B. No. 5521
Session Year 2019


To (1) redefine "preexisting conditions provision" to include preexisting conditions regardless of whether medical advice, diagnosis, care or treatment was recommended or received for such conditions prior to the effective date of coverage under a health insurance policy or plan, (2) require short-term insurance policies to exclude the same preexisting conditions provision as other individual and group health insurance policies, and (3) repeal redundant exceptions concerning mandatory coverage for breast cancer survivors.

Introduced by:
Insurance and Real Estate Committee

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Co-sponsors for Amendment LCO:

Bill History

 Date Action Taken
 7/1/2019Signed by the Governor
 6/27/2019Transmitted by Secretary of the State to Governor
 6/27/2019Transmitted to the Secretary of State
 6/24/2019(LCO)Public Act 19-134
 6/5/2019On Consent Calendar / In Concurrence
 6/5/2019Senate Passed
 4/22/2019Senate Calendar Number 378
 4/22/2019Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, Senate
 4/17/2019House Passed
 4/2/2019(LCO)File Number 273
 4/2/2019House Calendar Number 179
 4/2/2019Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, House
 4/2/2019(LCO)Reported Out of Legislative Commissioners' Office
 3/27/2019(LCO)Referred to Office of Legislative Research and Office of Fiscal Analysis 04/01/19 5:00 PM
 3/18/2019(LCO)Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
 3/14/2019(INS)Joint Favorable
 3/1/2019Public Hearing 03/05
 2/28/2019Referred to Joint Committee on Insurance and Real Estate
 2/27/2019Drafted by Committee
 1/24/2019(INS)Vote to Draft
 1/17/2019Referred to Joint Committee on Insurance and Real Estate

Co-sponsors of HB-5521

Rep. Christine Conley, 40th Dist.
Rep. Liz Linehan, 103rd Dist.
Rep. Mary M. Mushinsky, 85th Dist.
Rep. Kate Rotella, 43rd Dist.
Rep. Dorinda Borer, 115th Dist.
Rep. Cristin McCarthy Vahey, 133rd Dist.
Rep. Jason Doucette, 13th Dist.
Rep. Josh Elliott, 88th Dist.
Rep. Philip L. Young, 120th Dist.
Rep. Bobby G. Gibson, 15th Dist.
Rep. Robin E. Comey, 102nd Dist.
Rep. Laura M. Devlin, 134th Dist.
Rep. John K. Hampton, 16th Dist.
Rep. Joseph P. Gresko, 121st Dist.
Rep. Tom Arnone, 58th Dist.
Rep. Quentin W. Phipps, 100th Dist.
Rep. Kara Rochelle, 104th Dist.
Rep. Kim Rose, 118th Dist.
Rep. Patricia A. Dillon, 92nd Dist.
Rep. Julio A. Concepcion, 4th Dist.
Rep. Dave W. Yaccarino, 87th Dist.
Rep. Michelle L. Cook, 65th Dist.
Rep. Lucy Dathan, 142nd Dist.
Rep. John H. Frey, 111th Dist.
Rep. Carol Hall, 59th Dist.
Rep. Gregory Haddad, 54th Dist.
Rep. Fred Camillo, 151st Dist.
Rep. Patricia Billie Miller, 145th Dist.
Rep. Noreen S. Kokoruda, 101st Dist.
Rep. Patrick S. Boyd, 50th Dist.
Rep. Jillian Gilchrest, 18th Dist.
Rep. Pat Wilson Pheanious, 53rd Dist.
Rep. Emmett D. Riley, 46th Dist.
Rep. Linda A. Orange, 48th Dist.
Rep. Raghib Allie-Brennan, 2nd Dist.
Rep. Livvy R. Floren, 149th Dist.
Rep. David Michel, 146th Dist.
Rep. Stephen G. Harding, 107th Dist.
Rep. Jane M. Garibay, 60th Dist.
Rep. Kerry Szeps Wood, 29th Dist.
Rep. Rick Lopes, 24th Dist.
Rep. Bob Godfrey, 110th Dist.
Rep. Anne Meiman Hughes, 135th Dist.
Rep. Matt Blumenthal, 147th Dist.
Rep. Tim Ackert, 8th Dist.
Rep. Gary A. Turco, 27th Dist.
Sen. George S. Logan, 17th Dist.
Rep. Devin R. Carney, 23rd Dist.
Rep. Brenda L. Kupchick, 132nd Dist.
Rep. Catherine F. Abercrombie, 83rd Dist.
Rep. Joe Verrengia, 20th Dist.
Rep. Kevin Ryan, 139th Dist.
Rep. Ronald A. Napoli, 73rd Dist.
Sen. Paul M. Formica, 20th Dist.
Rep. Tom Delnicki, 14th Dist.
Sen. Marilyn V. Moore, 22nd Dist.
Rep. William A. Petit, 22nd Dist.
Rep. Anthony L. Nolan, 39th Dist.
Sen. Henri Martin, 31st Dist.
Sen. Saud Anwar, 3rd Dist.
Sen. Gennaro Bizzarro, 6th Dist.
Sen. John A. Kissel, 7th Dist.
Sen. Heather S. Somers, 18th Dist.
Sen. Dan Champagne, 35th Dist.
Rep. Susan M. Johnson, 49th Dist.
Rep. Maria P. Horn, 64th Dist.
Sen. Kevin D. Witkos, 8th Dist.
Sen. Norman Needleman, 33rd Dist.
Sen. Catherine A. Osten, 19th Dist.
Sen. Christine Cohen, 12th Dist.
Sen. Kevin C. Kelly, 21st Dist.
Sen. Alexandra Bergstein, 36th Dist.
Rep. Brandon L. McGee, 5th Dist.
Sen. Leonard A. Fasano, 34th Dist.
Sen. Julie Kushner, 24th Dist.
Rep. Joseph C. Serra, 33rd Dist.
Sen. Mae Flexer, 29th Dist.
Sen. Carlo Leone, 27th Dist.
Sen. Derek Slap, 5th Dist.

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