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AB 1904

  • California Assembly Bill
  • 2009-2010 Regular Session
  • Introduced in Assembly
  • Assembly
  • Senate
  • Governor

Out-of-state carriers.

Bill Subjects

Out-Of-State Carriers.


Existing law, the Knox-Keene Health Care Service Plan Act of 1975, requires, subject to specified exceptions, that a health care service plan be licensed by the Department of Managed Health Care and provide basic health care services, as defined, unless exempted from that requirement by the director of the department. Existing law also requires, subject to specified exceptions, that an insurer obtain a certificate of authority from the Insurance Commissioner in order to transact business in this state and that the insurer operate in accordance with specified requirements. This bill would allow a carrier domiciled in another state to offer, sell, or renew a health care service plan or a health insurance policy in this state without holding a license issued by the department or a certificate of authority issued by the commissioner and would exempt the carrier's plan or policy from requirements otherwise applicable to plans and insurers providing health care coverage in this state if the plan or policy complies with the domiciliary state's requirements, and the carrier is lawfully authorized to issue the plan or policy in that state and to transact business there.

Bill Sponsors (1)

Michael Villines

  • Republican



Nov 30, 2010


From committee without further action pursuant to Joint Rule 62(a).

Apr 20, 2010


In committee: Set, first hearing. Failed passage.

Apr 13, 2010


In committee: Hearing postponed by committee.

Mar 04, 2010


Referred to Com. on HEALTH.

  • Referral-Committee
Com. on HEALTH.

Feb 17, 2010


From printer. May be heard in committee March 19.

Feb 16, 2010


Read first time. To print.

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
02/16/10 - Introduced PDF

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