2009 Legislation
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HEALTH INSURANCE – Adds to existing law relating to health insurance to provide a short title, to state the purpose and intent, to provide applicability and scope, to require notice of right to external review, to provide for the request for an external review, to require the exhaustion of an internal grievance process, to provide a standard external review, to provide an expedited external review, to provide for the binding nature of an external review decision, to provide for approval of independent review organizations, to provide minimum qualifications for independent review organizations, to hold harmless independent review organizations, to provide external review reporting requirements, to provide funding of external review and to provide disclosure requirements.
  02/20 Introduced, read first time, referred to JRA for Printing  
  02/23 Reported Printed and Referred to Business  
  02/26 Reported out of Committee with Do Pass Recommendation, Filed for Second Reading  
  02/27 Read second time; Filed for Third Reading  
  03/02 Read Third Time in Full – PASSED - 63-4-3
AYES – Anderson, Andrus, Barrett, Bayer, Bedke, Bell, Bilbao, Black, Block, Boe, Bolz, Boyle, Chadderdon, Chavez, Chew, Clark, Collins, Crane, Cronin, Eskridge, Gibbs, Hagedorn, Hart, Hartgen, Harwood, Henderson, Higgins, Jaquet, Jarvis, King, Kren, Lake, Loertscher, Luker, Marriott, Mathews, McGeachin, Moyle, Nielsen, Nonini, Palmer, Pasley-Stuart, Patrick, Pence, Raybould, Ringo, Rusche, Schaefer(Kupser), Shepherd(02), Shepherd(08), Shirley, Simpson, Smith(30), Smith(24), Stevenson, Takasugi, Thayn, Thompson, Trail, Wills, Wood(27), Wood(35), Mr. Speaker
NAYS – Burgoyne, Durst, Killen, Ruchti
Absent and excused – Labrador, Roberts, Sayler
Floor Sponsor - Mathews
Title apvd - to Senate
  03/03 Received from the House passed; filed for first reading  
  Introduced, read first time; referred to: Commerce & Human Resources  
  03/13 Reported out of Committee with Do Pass Recommendation; Filed for second reading  
  03/16 Read second time; filed for Third Reading  
  03/24 Read third time in full – PASSED - 20-14-1
AYES – Andreason, Bair, Brackett, Broadsword, Cameron, Coiner, Darrington, Fulcher, Geddes, Goedde, Hammond, Keough, Lodge, McGee, McKague, Pearce, Sagness(Malepeai), Smyser, Thorson(Stennett), Winder
NAYS – Bilyeu, Bock, Corder, Davis, Hill, Jorgenson, Kelly, LeFavour, McKenzie, Mortimer, Schroeder, Siddoway, Stegner, Werk
Absent and excused – Heinrich
Floor Sponsor - Cameron
Title apvd - to House
  03/25 Returned from Senate Passed; to JRA for Enrolling  
  03/26 Reported Enrolled; Signed by Speaker; Transmitted to Senate  
  03/27 Received from the House enrolled/signed by Speaker  
  Signed by President; returned to House  
  03/30 Returned Signed by the President; Ordered Transmitted to Governor  
  03/31 Delivered to Governor at 1:30 p.m. on March 30, 2009  
  04/01 Reported Signed by Governor on April 1, 2009
    Session Law Chapter 87
    Effective: 01/01/10 For all covered plans renewed on or after this date