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 Bill Status of SB0802  99th General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. William R. Haine - Thomas Cullerton - Michael E. Hastings, Bill Cunningham, Antonio Muñoz, John M. Sullivan and Darin M. LaHood

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2017SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
215 ILCS 134/30

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Managed Care Reform and Patient Rights Act. Provides that no health care plan or its subcontractors may by contract, written policy, procedure, or otherwise (1) mandate or require an optometrist licensed under the Illinois Optometric Practice Act of 1987 to meet requirements not required of other eye care providers as a condition for participation in the health care plan or (2) reimburse the optometrist at a rate lower than other licensed providers based on class of licensure for equal services provided by the optometrist under the plan. Provides that all health care plans shall upon enrollment or renewal inform the plan participant that he or she has a right to choose an optometrist as his or her medical eye care provider.

DateChamber Action
  2/5/2015SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. William R. Haine
  2/5/2015SenateFirst Reading
  2/5/2015SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/10/2015SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Bill Cunningham
  2/17/2015SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Thomas Cullerton
  2/17/2015SenateAssigned to Insurance
  2/17/2015SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Antonio Muñoz
  2/19/2015SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. John M. Sullivan
  2/23/2015SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Darin M. LaHood
  3/2/2015SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael E. Hastings
  3/26/2015SenateTo Subcommittee on Insurance Mandates and Special Issues
  3/27/2015SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 24, 2015
  4/24/2015SenateRule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 15, 2015
  5/15/2015SenateRule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2015
  10/10/2015SenatePursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments
  1/10/2017SenateSession Sine Die

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