CS/HB 1179: Nondiscrimination in Organ Transplants
GENERAL BILL by Health Market Reform Subcommittee ; Fischer ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Eskamani
Nondiscrimination in Organ Transplants; Prohibits certain entities from making certain determinations or engaging in certain actions related to organ transplants solely on basis of individual's disability; provides exceptions; provides cause of action for injunctive & other relief; prohibits certain insurers, nonprofit health care service plans, & HMOs that provide coverage for organ transplants from denying coverage solely on basis of individual's disability.
Last Action: 2/26/2020 House - CS passed; YEAS 111 NAYS 0 -HJ 653
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to Health Market Reform Subcommittee; Appropriations Committee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 104
• Introduced -HJ 104
• On Committee agenda-- Health Market Reform Subcommittee, 01/28/20, 3:30 pm, Mashburn Hall
• CS by Health Market Reform Subcommittee; YEAS 14 NAYS 0 -HJ 463
• Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS by Health Market Reform Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 469
• Original reference(s) removed: Appropriations Committee
• CS referred to Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 482
• Now in Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 482
• On Committee agenda-- Health and Human Services Committee, 02/12/20, 10:00 am, Morris Hall
• Favorable by- Health and Human Services Committee; YEAS 18 NAYS 0 -HJ 551
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 551
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/26/20
• Read 2nd time -HJ 652
• Read 3rd time -HJ 652
• CS passed; YEAS 111 NAYS 0 -HJ 653
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