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Virginia Bill #SB 417   View details of Bill | Go to Bill Online
2010 SESSION

1 SENATE BILL NO. 417
2 Senate Amendments in [ ] –– January 28, 2010
3 A BILL to amend the Code of Virginia by adding a section numbered 38.2-3430.1:1, relating to
4 individual accident and sickness insurance coverage.
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6 Patrons Prior to Engrossment––Senators Vogel, Hurt, Martin, McDougle, Newman, Obenshain, Smith,
7 Stosch and Stuart
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9 Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
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11 Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:
12 1. That the Code of Virginia is amended by adding a section numbered 38.2-3430.1:1 as follows:
13 § 38.2-3430.1:1. Health insurance coverage not required.
14 No resident of this Commonwealth, regardless of whether he has or is eligible for health insurance
15 coverage under any policy or program provided by or through his employer, or a plan sponsored by the
16 Commonwealth or the federal government, shall be required to obtain or maintain a policy of individual
17 insurance coverage. No provision of this title shall render a resident of this Commonwealth liable for
18 any penalty, assessment, fee, or fine as a result of his failure to procure or obtain health insurance
19 coverage. [ This section shall not apply to individuals voluntarily applying for coverage under a
20 state-administered program pursuant to Title XIX or Title XXI of the Social Security Act.]

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