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146th General Assembly
House Bill # 170 w/HA 1

Primary Sponsor: B. Short Additional Sponsor(s):    Rep. D. Short & Sen. Bushweller
CoSponsors: { NONE...}
Introduced on : 06/08/2011
Long Title:AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 18 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO GROUP AND BLANKET HEALTH INSURANCE REQUIRING INSURERS TO OFFER TO OTHERWISE-ELIGIBLE EMPLOYEES MINI-COBRA COVERAGE IN SMALL-EMPLOYER PLANS.
Synopsis: This Act allows qualified individuals who are covered by Small Employer plans to continue their coverage at their own cost, for up to nine (9) months after termination of coverage. The provisions of this Act shall have no force or effect if the Health Care bill passed by Congress and signed by the President of the United States of America in 2010 is declared unconstitutional by the Supreme Court of the United States of America or the provisions addressed by this Act are preempted by federal law on January 1, 2014, whichever first occurs.
Current Status: Signed   On   05/22/2012
Volume Chapter78:246
Date Governor acted:05/22/2012
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Fiscal Notes/Fee Impact:Not Required
Amendments: HA 1 to HB 170 - Passed
Committee Reports:
House Committee Report 01/11/12 F=4 M=7 U=0---->Committee Report
Senate Committee report 05/03/12 F=0 M=5 U=0----->Committee Report
Voting Reports:
House vote: () Passed 1/12/2012 3:45:21 PM------->Voting Record
Senate vote: () Passed 5/16/2012 4:42:16 PM------->Voting Record
Engrossed Version:
Engrossment------->Engrossment
Actions History:
May 22, 2012 - Signed by Governor
May 16, 2012 - Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 20 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT 0 VACANT
May 03, 2012 - Reported Out of Committee (FINANCE) in Senate with 5 On Its Merits
Jan 17, 2012 - Assigned to Finance Committee in Senate
Jan 12, 2012 - Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 40 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT 0 VACANT
Jan 12, 2012 - Amendment HA 1 - Passed in House by Voice Vote
Jan 12, 2012 - Amendment HA 1 - Introduced in House
Jan 11, 2012 - Reported Out of Committee (ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT/BANKING/INSURANCE/COMMERCE) in House with 4 Favorable, 7 On Its Merits
Jun 08, 2011 - Introduced and Assigned to Economic Development/Banking/Insurance/Commerce Committee in House
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