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 Bill Status of HB4946  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  INS-DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

House Sponsors
Rep. Maura Hirschauer and Joyce Mason

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  2/18/2022HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
215 ILCS 5/356z.53 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that a group or individual policy of accident and health insurance that is amended, delivered, issued, or renewed on or after January 1, 2024 may not contain any provision denying benefits for expenses incurred in the treatment of an injury sustained by an insured as the result of domestic violence, nor contain any provision denying benefits for expenses incurred in the provision of mental health treatment or therapy to an insured who is a victim of domestic violence. Provides that health benefits for expenses incurred in the treatment of an injury sustained as the result of domestic violence shall be provided to the same extent as for any other treatment under the policy, and mental health treatment and therapy provided to a victim of domestic violence shall be deemed to be medically necessary, and health benefits for the expenses shall be provided to the same extent as for any other medically necessary treatment under the policy.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/25/2022HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Maura Hirschauer
  1/27/2022HouseFirst Reading
  1/27/2022HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/9/2022HouseAssigned to Insurance Committee
  2/17/2022HouseTo Insurance Review Subcommittee
  2/18/2022HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  4/5/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Joyce Mason

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