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SB 146: Autism


Autism; Requiring a physician, to whom a parent or legal guardian reports observing symptoms of autism exhibited by a minor child, to refer the minor to an appropriate specialist for screening for autism spectrum disorder under certain circumstances; requiring that certain insurers and health maintenance organizations provide direct patient access for a minimum number of visits to an appropriate specialist for screening for, or evaluation or diagnosis of, autism spectrum disorder, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2015
Last Action: 5/1/2015 Senate - Died in Banking and Insurance
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Health Policy (HP)
  2. Banking and Insurance (BI)
  3. Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government (AGG)
  4. Fiscal Policy (FP)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/24/2014 Senate • Filed
12/12/2014 Senate • Referred to Health Policy; Banking and Insurance; Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government; Fiscal Policy -SJ 42
3/3/2015 Senate • Introduced -SJ 42
3/26/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Health Policy, 03/31/15, 10:00 am, 412 Knott Building
3/31/2015 Senate • Favorable by Health Policy; YEAS 6 NAYS 1 -SJ 316
4/1/2015 Senate • Now in Banking and Insurance -SJ 316
5/1/2015 Senate • Died in Banking and Insurance