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H*3539 (Rat #0242, Act #0165 of 1991) General Bill, By R.S. Corning
    A Bill to amend Act 466 of 1988, relating to the Long-Term Care Insurance Act, approval of regulations, terms, and conditions applicable to long-term care insurance policy and group policy, and advertising restrictions, so as to require all insurers issuing long-term care insurance policies to offer an optional benefit which provides that when an insured meets the requirements under the policy that care in a nursing home or community residential care facility is necessary, the insured has the option of receiving necessary care in the home or community with daily benefits at a certain level and to permit insurers issuing long-term insurance policies to offer a home health care benefit which provides benefits when care in the home only is necessary; to provide that the above provisions apply to insurance policies issued on or after the effective date of this Act; and to provide that three years following the effective date of this Act, and two years thereafter, the Commission on Aging, in cooperation with the Joint Legislative Committee on Aging and the Department of Insurance, shall evaluate the effects of this Act and make a report to the General Assembly.-amended title
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02/19/91House Introduced and read first time HJ-5
02/19/91House Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry HJ-5
04/25/91House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Labor, Commerce and Industry HJ-56
05/08/91House Amended HJ-52
05/08/91House Debate adjourned until Tuesday, May 14, 1991 HJ-53
05/14/91House Debate adjourned until Wednesday, May 15, 1991 HJ-1
05/15/91House Debate adjourned until Tuesday, May 21, 1991 HJ-20
05/22/91House Debate adjourned until Thursday, May 23, 1991 HJ-15
05/23/91House Debate adjourned until Tuesday, May 28, 1991 HJ-18
05/28/91House Read second time HJ-19
05/30/91House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-69
06/04/91Senate Introduced, read first time, placed on calendar without reference SJ-9
06/05/91Senate Read second time SJ-93
06/05/91Senate Unanimous consent for third reading on next legislative day
06/06/91Senate Read third time and enrolled SJ-28
06/06/91 Ratified R 242
06/12/91 Signed By Governor
06/12/91 Effective date 01/01/92
06/12/91 Act No. 165
07/02/91 Copies available

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