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 Bill Status of HB0033  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  INS CD-SUBSTANCE USE TREATMENT

House Sponsors
Rep. Joyce Mason - Deb Conroy, Greg Harris, Sam Yingling, Jonathan Carroll and Rita Mayfield

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Adriane Johnson - Elgie R. Sims, Jr. - Mike Simmons - Christopher Belt - Patricia Van Pelt)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/29/2021HousePassed Both Houses

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
215 ILCS 5/155.22c new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that a company authorized to transact life insurance in this State may not: (1) cancel, terminate, or refuse to renew an individual's life insurance policy because of that individual's participation in a substance use disorder treatment or recovery support program; (2) charge an individual a different rate for life insurance coverage because of that individual's participation in a substance use disorder treatment or recovery support program; (3) deny a claim by a beneficiary because of an individual's participation in a substance use disorder treatment or recovery support program; or (4) ask an insured whether he or she is participating or has participated in a substance use disorder treatment or recovery support program. Contains provisions regarding confidentiality. Provides that the new provisions do not prohibit a company authorized to transact life insurance in this State from: (1) refusing to insure, refusing to continue to insure, limiting the amount, extent, or kind of coverage available to an individual, or charging a different rate for the same coverage on the basis of that individual's physical or mental condition regardless of the underlying cause of such condition; or (2) inquiring about a physical or mental condition, even if that condition was caused by or is related in any manner to a substance use disorder. Contains provisions regarding liability. Provides that the new provisions do not require a company authorized to transact life insurance to issue a life insurance policy to an applicant. Provides that the new provisions do not apply to a life insurance policy issued to an individual who is abusing drugs, is not seeking any form of treatment, and is not taking part in a substance use disorder treatment or recovery support program.

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
215 ILCS 5/155.22c
Adds reference to:
215 ILCS 5/155.47 new
215 ILCS 5/155.48 new

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that a company authorized to transact life insurance in the State may not, based solely on whether an individual has participated in a substance use treatment or recovery support program no less than 5 years before application or whether an individual has been prescribed or has obtained through a standing order an opioid antagonist, deny coverage to an individual; limit the amount, extent, or kind of coverage available to the individual; or charge the individual or a group to which the individual belongs a rate that is different from the rate charged to other individuals or groups for the same coverage unless the charge is based on sound underwriting or actuarial principles reasonably related to actual or anticipated loss experience for a particular risk.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Joyce Mason
  1/14/2021HouseFirst Reading
  1/14/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/16/2021HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Deb Conroy
  2/23/2021HouseAssigned to Insurance Committee
  2/24/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Greg Harris
  3/15/2021HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Insurance Committee; 016-002-000
  3/17/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sam Yingling
  3/17/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jonathan Carroll
  3/17/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
  3/18/2021HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/16/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Joyce Mason
  4/16/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/20/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Insurance Committee
  4/21/2021HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/21/2021HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/21/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Insurance Committee; 015-000-000
  4/23/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  4/23/2021HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/23/2021HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 077-034-000
  4/27/2021SenateArrive in Senate
  4/27/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/27/2021SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Adriane Johnson
  4/27/2021SenateFirst Reading
  4/27/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  5/10/2021SenateAssigned to Insurance
  5/19/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
  5/19/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Mike Simmons
  5/19/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Christopher Belt
  5/19/2021SenateDo Pass Insurance; 011-000-000
  5/19/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 20, 2021
  5/20/2021SenateSecond Reading
  5/20/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 21, 2021
  5/26/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
  5/27/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading ** May 28, 2021
  5/29/2021SenateThird Reading - Passed; 059-000-000
  5/29/2021HousePassed Both Houses

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