Tuesday, March 23, 2010

State legislation Quicktakes - New York S.7000A and Maine SP 446/LD 1198 advance in legislatures

New York and Maine's autism insurance bills received positive legislative action on Monday, March 22, 2010 - New York's S.7000A passing in the Senate Insurance Committee, and the amended version of Maine's SP 446/LD 1198 accepted in its 2nd reading in the Maine Senate.

New York - Autism Votes has reported that amended New York's S.7000A, was passed in the Senate insurance committee on March 22, 2010. The NY legislative tracking service shows that the vote was 13-2 in favor of the bill, and that the bill has been referred to the Senate Codes Committee. The identical Assembly bill, A10372, remains in the Assembly Insurance Committee where it was referred on March 19, 2010.

S.7000A begins at 3 minutes,
and is the topic of deliberation to the end of the video.

For more info
Autism Votes New York

NY one step closer to medical coverage for autism treatment (VIDEO)
Posted: March 22, 2010 03:31 PM

Past blog posts
Friday, March 19, 2010
State legislation: New York - New autism insurance bill, A 10372, introduced

Thursday, March 18, 2010
State legislation: New York S.7000 Autism insurance bill; Committee meeting on March 22, 2010.

Maine - Maine's legislative website reports that the Committee amendment for SP 446/LD 1198 was read for a second time in the Maine Senate, accepted for engrossment and sent to concurrence.

For more info
Status and text page for SP 446/LD 1198

Maine Legislature

Past blog posts
Saturday, March 20, 2010
State legislation: Maine SP446/LD 1198 reported from Committee; may receive March 22, 2010 second reading in Maine Senate

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