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SB 5179 - 2017-18
Requiring coverage for hearing instruments under public employee and medicaid programs.
Bill Status-at-a-Glance
See Bill History for complete details on the bill
As of Thursday, August 16, 2018 04:49 PM
Current Version:
Engrossed 2nd Substitute - E2SSB 5179
Current Status:
C 159 L 18
Where is it in the process?
IntroducedIn CommitteeOn FloorCalendarPassedChamberIn the Senate:In the House:
After Passage:Passed LegislatureOn Governor'sDeskGovernor ActedSession Law

Bill Status-at-a-Glance

As of Thursday, August 16, 2018 04:49 PM
See Bill History for complete details on the bill
Current Version:
Engrossed 2nd Substitute - E2SSB 5179
Current Status:
C 159 L 18
Where is it in the process?
IntroducedIn CommitteeOn FloorCalendarPassedChamber
Senate:
House:
Passed LegislatureOn Governor'sDeskGovernor ActedSession Law
AfterPassage:
Bill History

2017 REGULAR SESSION

Jan 16
First reading, referred to Health Care. (View Original Bill)
Jan 26
Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Health Care at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 2
Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Health Care at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
HLTH - Majority; 1st substitute bill be substituted, do pass. (View 1st Substitute) (Majority Report)
And refer to Ways & Means.
Feb 3
Referred to Ways & Means.
Feb 22
Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 24
Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means at 11:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
WM - Majority; 2nd substitute bill be substituted, do pass. (View 2nd Substitute) (Majority Report)
Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
Mar 1
Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
Mar 6
2nd substitute bill substituted (WM 17). (View 2nd Substitute)
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 49; nays, 0; absent, 0; excused, 0. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE HOUSE

Mar 8
First reading, referred to Health Care & Wellness (Not Officially read and referred until adoption of Introduction report).
Mar 21
Public hearing in the House Committee on Health Care & Wellness at 8:30 AM. (Committee Materials)
Mar 22
Executive action taken in the House Committee on Health Care & Wellness at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
HCW - Majority; do pass with amendment(s). (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Mar 24
Referred to Appropriations.
Apr 3
Public hearing in the House Committee on Appropriations at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Apr 4
Executive session scheduled, but no action was taken in the House Committee on Appropriations at 11:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Apr 23
By resolution, returned to Senate Rules Committee for third reading.

IN THE SENATE

Apr 23
Placed on Rules White Sheet.

2017 1ST SPECIAL SESSION

Apr 24
By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status.

2017 2ND SPECIAL SESSION

May 23
By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status.

2017 3RD SPECIAL SESSION

Jun 21
By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status.

2018 REGULAR SESSION

Jan 8
By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status.
Jan 17
Placed on third reading by Rules Committee.
Jan 19
Returned to second reading for amendment.
Floor amendment(s) adopted.
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 48; nays, 0; absent, 0; excused, 1. (View 1st Engrossed) (View Roll Calls)

IN THE HOUSE

Jan 23
First reading, referred to Health Care & Wellness (Not Officially read and referred until adoption of Introduction report).
Feb 16
Public hearing and executive action taken in the House Committee on Health Care & Wellness at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
HCW - Majority; do pass with amendment(s). (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Feb 20
Referred to Appropriations.
Feb 24
Public hearing in the House Committee on Appropriations at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 26
Executive action taken in the House Committee on Appropriations at 11:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
APP - Majority; do pass with amendment(s) by Health Care & Wellness. (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Referred to Rules 2 Review.
Feb 27
Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
Feb 28
Committee amendment(s) adopted with no other amendments.
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 80; nays, 18; absent, 0; excused, 0. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE SENATE

Mar 5
Senate concurred in House amendments.
Passed final passage; yeas, 49; nays, 0; absent, 0; excused, 0. (View Roll Calls)
Mar 7
President signed.

IN THE HOUSE

Mar 8
Speaker signed.

OTHER THAN LEGISLATIVE ACTION

Mar 9
Delivered to Governor. (View Bill as Passed Legislature)
Mar 21
Governor signed.
Chapter 159, 2018 Laws. (View Session Law)
Effective date 6/7/2018.
Available Documents
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Fiscal Note
Amendments
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