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HB 1471 - 2015-16
Mitigating barriers to patient access to care resulting from health insurance contracting practices.
Sponsors: Cody, Schmick, Harris, Van De Wege, DeBolt, Hurst, Kretz, Moeller, Jinkins, Tharinger
Companion Bill: SB 5560
Bill History

2015 REGULAR SESSION

Jan 21
First reading, referred to Health Care & Wellness (Not Officially read and referred until adoption of Introduction report). (View Original Bill)
Feb 4
Public hearing in the House Committee on Health Care & Wellness at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 11
Executive session scheduled, but no action was taken in the House Committee on Health Care & Wellness at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 13
Executive session scheduled, but no action was taken in the House Committee on Health Care & Wellness at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 17
Executive session scheduled, but no action was taken in the House Committee on Health Care & Wellness at 8:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 18
Executive session scheduled, but no action was taken in the House Committee on Health Care & Wellness at 1:00 PM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 20
Executive action taken in the House Committee on Health Care & Wellness at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
HCW - Majority; 1st substitute bill be substituted, do pass. (View 1st Substitute) (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Referred to Appropriations.
Feb 25
Public hearing in the House Committee on Appropriations at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 26
Executive session scheduled, but no action was taken in the House Committee on Appropriations at 9:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 27
Executive action taken in the House Committee on Appropriations at 9:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
APP - Majority; 2nd substitute bill be substituted, do pass. (View 2nd Substitute) (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Referred to Rules 2 Review.
Mar 6
Rules Committee relieved of further consideration. Placed on second reading.
Mar 9
2nd substitute bill substituted (APP 15). (View 2nd Substitute)
Floor amendment(s) adopted.
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 82; nays, 16; absent, 0; excused, 0. (View 1st Engrossed) (View Roll Calls)

IN THE SENATE

Mar 11
First reading, referred to Health Care.
Mar 26
Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Health Care at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Mar 31
Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Health Care at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Apr 1
HLTH - Majority; do pass with amendment(s). (Majority Report)
Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
Apr 8
Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
Apr 13
Committee amendment not adopted.
Floor amendment(s) adopted.
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 47; nays, 2; absent, 0; excused, 0. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE HOUSE

Apr 20
House concurred in Senate amendments.
Passed final passage; yeas, 95; nays, 0; absent, 0; excused, 3. (View Roll Calls)
Apr 22
Speaker signed.

IN THE SENATE

Apr 23
President signed.

OTHER THAN LEGISLATIVE ACTION

Apr 23
Delivered to Governor. (View Bill as Passed Legislature)
May 14
Governor signed.
Chapter 251, 2015 Laws. (View Session Law)
Effective date 1/1/2017.
Available Documents
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