RI S2785 | 2018 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 5-0)
Status: Introduced on April 5 2018 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2018-06-15 - Referred to House Finance
Pending: House Finance Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Amended) [PDF]


Authorizes state to seek waiver of ACA to allow qualified small business owners/sole properties to purchase small group health insurance on cost/impact assessment by OHIC provide coverage for essential health benefit categories/services.

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Individual Health Insurance Coverage


Roll Calls

2018-06-14 - Senate - Insurance coverage approval of amendment (Y: 33 N: 2 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2018-06-14 - Senate - Passage as amended (Y: 31 N: 4 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2018-06-15HouseReferred to House Finance
2018-06-14SenateSenate passed Sub A as amended (floor amendment)
2018-06-06SenatePlaced on Senate Calendar (06/14/2018)
2018-06-05SenateCommittee recommends passage of Sub A
2018-06-01SenateScheduled for hearing and/or consideration (06/05/2018)
2018-05-31SenateCommittee recommended Substitute A be held for further study
2018-05-31SenateCommittee recommended indefinite postponement
2018-05-25SenateScheduled for hearing and/or consideration (05/31/2018)
2018-04-26SenateCommittee recommended measure be held for further study
2018-04-19SenateScheduled for hearing and/or consideration (04/26/2018)
2018-04-05SenateIntroduced, referred to Senate Health and Human Services


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