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SB403 SD2       (?)


Measure Title: RELATING TO HEALTH INSURANCE.
Report Title: Health Insurance; Individual Mandate; Tax Credit; Essential Benefits; Covered Services; Extended Coverage; Preexisting Conditions; Nondiscrimination
Description: Ensures certain benefits under the federal Affordable Care Act are preserved under Hawaii law, including: preserving the individual health insurance mandate for taxpayers; preserving the premium tax credit for individuals and families with low or moderate income; requiring all health insurance entities, including health benefits plans under chapter 87A, HRS, to include ten essential health care benefits, plus additional contraception and breastfeeding coverage benefits; extending dependent coverage for adult children until the children turn twenty-six years of age; prohibiting health insurance entities from imposing a preexisting condition exclusion; prohibiting health insurance entities from using an individual's gender to determine premiums or contributions; and prohibiting health insurance entitles from discriminating with respect to participation against a health care provider acting within the scope of that provider's license or certification. Effective 7/1/2050. Individual mandate requirement repeals 6/30/2021. (SD2)
Companion:  HB552
Package: None
Current Referral: HHS/CPC, FIN
Introducer(s): BAKER, INOUYE, KIDANI, NISHIHARA, RUDERMAN, English, Ihara, Taniguchi

Sort by Date Status Text
1/20/2017SIntroduced.
1/23/2017SPassed First Reading.
1/23/2017SReferred to CPH, WAM.
1/25/2017SThe committee(s) on CPH has scheduled a public hearing on 01-31-17 9:00AM in conference room 229.
1/31/2017SThe committee(s) on CPH recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in CPH were as follows: 5 Aye(s): Senator(s) Baker, Nishihara, S. Chang, Espero, Ruderman; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) Ihara, Kidani.
2/15/2017SReported from CPH (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 298) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referral to WAM.
2/15/2017SReport adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM.
2/21/2017SThe committee(s) on WAM will hold a public decision making on 02-23-17 9:35AM in conference room 211.
2/23/2017SThe committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WAM were as follows: 9 Aye(s): Senator(s) Tokuda, Dela Cruz, English, Galuteria, Harimoto, K. Kahele, Shimabukuro, Taniguchi; Aye(s) with reservations: Senator(s) Riviere ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) Inouye, Wakai.
3/3/2017SReported from WAM (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 762) with recommendation of passage on Third Reading, as amended (SD 2).
3/3/2017S48 Hrs. Notice 03-07-17.
3/7/2017SReport Adopted; Passed Third Reading, as amended (SD 2). Ayes, 23; Aye(s) with reservations: none. Noes, 1 (Senator(s) Riviere). Excused, 1 (Senator(s) Dela Cruz). Transmitted to House.
3/7/2017HReceived from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 152) in amended form (SD 2).
3/9/2017HPass First Reading
3/9/2017HReferred to HLT/CPC, FIN, referral sheet 27
11/30/2017DCarried over to 2018 Regular Session.
1/17/2018HRe-referred to HHS/CPC, FIN, referral sheet 1

S = Senate | H = House | D = Data Systems | $ = Appropriation measure | ConAm = Constitutional Amendment

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SB403 SD2






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