VA SB945 | 2013 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Engrossed on January 31 2013 - 50% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2013-02-12 - Tabled in Health, Welfare and Institutions by voice vote
Text: Latest bill text (Comm Sub) [HTML]


Health insurance; installment payments of cost-sharing obligations. Directs the Virginia Department of Health to convene a work group, which is to develop recommendations regarding issues relating to patient assistance programs for specialty drug needs and the authority of health insurers to move a drug to a higher cost-sharing tier or otherwise modify prescription drug coverage.

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Patient assistance programs; work group to develop recommendations regarding specialty drug needs.


Roll Calls

2013-02-01 - Senate - Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (Y: 39 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2013-02-01 - Senate - Senate: Blank Action (39-Y 0-N) (Y: 39 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2013-01-30 - Senate - Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (Y: 40 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2013-01-28 - Senate - Senate: Reported from Commerce and Labor with substitute (14-Y 0-N) (Y: 14 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2013-02-12HouseTabled in Health, Welfare and Institutions by voice vote
2013-02-06HouseReferred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
2013-02-06HouseRead first time
2013-02-06HousePlaced on Calendar
2013-02-01SenateRead third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
2013-02-01SenateBills placed in block (39-Y 0-N)
2013-01-31SenateEngrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB945S1
2013-01-31SenateCommittee substitute agreed to 13104516D-S1
2013-01-31SenateReading of substitute waived
2013-01-31SenateRead second time
2013-01-30SenateConstitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
2013-01-29SenateIncorporates SB947
2013-01-28SenateCommittee substitute printed 13104516D-S1
2013-01-28SenateReported from Commerce and Labor with substitute (14-Y 0-N)
2013-01-07SenateReferred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
2013-01-07SenatePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13101090D

Same As/Similar To

SB947 (Similar To) 2013-01-28 - Incorporated by Commerce and Labor


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
3823447(n/a)See Bill Text
3823452(n/a)See Bill Text
3824214(n/a)See Bill Text
3824319(n/a)See Bill Text
3824509(n/a)See Bill Text

Virginia State Sources

Bill Comments