Tonya Van Beber
- District 48
The bill prohibits a health-care provider, hospital, or other entity involved in making a decision regarding a person's eligibility to receive an anatomical gift, organ transplant, or any related treatment or services from discriminating against that person solely on the basis of a disability. The bill authorizes an aggrieved person to commence a civil action for injunctive and equitable relief in the appropriate district court. The bill also prohibits a health insurance carrier that provides coverage for an organ transplant from denying or limiting coverage to a covered person for an organ transplant or any related treatment or services due to a disability. The bill clarifies that a health benefit plan is not required to include coverage for an organ transplant. (Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)
Sent to the Governor
Signed by the President of the Senate
Signed by the Speaker of the House
Senate Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
Senate Second Reading Passed - No Amendments
House Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
House Second Reading Passed - No Amendments
|Bill Text Versions||Format|
|Signed Act (05/06/2021)|
|Final Act (04/27/2021)|
|Fiscal Note FN1 (03/19/2021)|
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