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 Bill Status of HB2959  100th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Laura Fine - Sam Yingling, Katie Stuart, Michael Halpin, Elizabeth Hernandez, Linda Chapa LaVia, Theresa Mah, Deb Conroy, La Shawn K. Ford, Elgie R. Sims, Jr., André Thapedi, Kathleen Willis, Kelly M. Burke, Stephanie A. Kifowit, Martin J. Moylan, Silvana Tabares, Lawrence Walsh, Jr., Michelle Mussman, Thaddeus Jones, Camille Y. Lilly, Melissa Conyears-Ervin, Daniel J. Burke, Luis Arroyo, Carol Ammons, John C. D'Amico, Carol Sente, Emanuel Chris Welch, Jay Hoffman, Litesa E. Wallace, Jaime M. Andrade, Jr., LaToya Greenwood, Rita Mayfield, Scott Drury, Mary E. Flowers and Ann M. Williams

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Daniel Biss - Scott M. Bennett - Kwame Raoul - Jacqueline Y. Collins - Linda Holmes, Donne E. Trotter, Laura M. Murphy and John G. Mulroe)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/25/2017HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0386

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
215 ILCS 5/356z.25 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that no policy of individual or group accident and health insurance issued, amended, delivered, or renewed on or after the effective date of this amendatory Act may impose any preexisting condition exclusion with respect to that plan or coverage.

 State Mandates Fiscal Note (Dept. of Commerce & Economic Opportunity)
 This legislation does not create a State mandate.

 Fiscal Note (Dept of Insurance)
 At present, HB 2959 would have no projected fiscal impact upon the Illinois Department of Insurance as it mirrors the current federal provisions as outlined in the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Adds reference to:
215 ILCS 5/356z.16

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the engrossed bill with the following changes: Further amends the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that provisions prohibiting a policy of individual or group accident and health insurance from imposing a preexisting condition exclusion do not apply to short-term travel, disability income, long-term care, accident only, or limited or specified disease policies.

DateChamber Action
  2/9/2017HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Laura Fine
  2/9/2017HouseFirst Reading
  2/9/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/22/2017HouseAssigned to Insurance: Health & Life Committee
  3/7/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sam Yingling
  3/9/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Katie Stuart
  3/10/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael Halpin
  3/23/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  3/28/2017HouseRe-assigned to Consumer Protection Committee
  3/28/2017HouseMotion Filed to Suspend Rule 21 Consumer Protection Committee; Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  3/28/2017HouseMotion to Suspend Rule 21 - Prevailed
  3/28/2017HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Consumer Protection Committee; 003-002-000
  3/29/2017HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/29/2017HouseFiscal Note Requested by Rep. Tom Demmer
  3/29/2017HouseState Mandates Fiscal Note Requested by Rep. Tom Demmer
  3/29/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  3/31/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Theresa Mah
  4/3/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Deb Conroy
  4/3/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  4/3/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
  4/3/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. André Thapedi
  4/3/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen Willis
  4/3/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Burke
  4/3/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
  4/3/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Martin J. Moylan
  4/3/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Silvana Tabares
  4/3/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lawrence Walsh, Jr.
  4/4/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michelle Mussman
  4/4/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Thaddeus Jones
  4/4/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
  4/4/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Melissa Conyears-Ervin
  4/5/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel J. Burke
  4/5/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Luis Arroyo
  4/5/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
  4/6/2017HouseState Mandates Fiscal Note Filed
  4/6/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. John C. D'Amico
  4/6/2017HouseFiscal Note Filed
  4/6/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Sente
  4/17/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
  4/21/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jay Hoffman
  4/24/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Litesa E. Wallace
  4/24/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jaime M. Andrade, Jr.
  4/26/2017HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/26/2017HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/28/2017HouseRemoved from Short Debate Status
  4/28/2017HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Standard Debate
  4/28/2017HouseThird Reading - Standard Debate - Passed 075-033-000
  4/28/2017HouseMotion Filed to Reconsider Vote Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  4/28/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. LaToya Greenwood
  4/28/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
  4/28/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Scott Drury
  5/2/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  5/8/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ann M. Williams
  5/18/2017HouseMotion to Reconsider Vote - Withdrawn Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  5/18/2017SenateArrive in Senate
  5/18/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  5/18/2017SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Daniel Biss
  5/18/2017SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Scott M. Bennett
  5/18/2017SenateFirst Reading
  5/18/2017SenateReferred to Assignments
  5/24/2017SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Kwame Raoul
  5/24/2017SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  5/24/2017SenateAssigned to Insurance
  5/24/2017SenateWaive Posting Notice
  5/25/2017SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Linda Holmes
  5/25/2017SenateDo Pass Insurance; 011-006-000
  5/25/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading
  5/25/2017SenateSecond Reading
  5/25/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 26, 2017
  5/25/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Daniel Biss
  5/25/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  5/26/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Be Approved for Consideration Assignments
  5/26/2017SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  5/26/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Biss
  5/26/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  5/26/2017SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Donne E. Trotter
  5/26/2017SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy
  5/26/2017SenateThird Reading - Passed; 046-005-000
  5/28/2017HouseArrived in House
  5/28/2017HousePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1
  5/28/2017HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion Filed Concur Rep. Laura Fine
  5/28/2017HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules Committee
  5/29/2017HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 005-000-000
  5/31/2017SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. John G. Mulroe
  5/31/2017HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 House Concurs 087-026-000
  5/31/2017HouseHouse Concurs
  5/31/2017HousePassed Both Houses
  6/29/2017HouseSent to the Governor
  8/25/2017HouseGovernor Approved
  8/25/2017HouseEffective Date January 1, 2018
  8/25/2017HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0386

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