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 Bill Status of SB1318  99th General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Iris Y. Martinez - Linda Holmes

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2017SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
215 ILCS 5/1from Ch. 73, par. 613

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Insurance Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
215 ILCS 5/1
Adds reference to:
5 ILCS 375/6.11
55 ILCS 5/5-1069.3
65 ILCS 5/10-4-2.3
105 ILCS 5/10-22.3f
215 ILCS 5/355c new
215 ILCS 5/356z.16
215 ILCS 125/5-3from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 1411.2
215 ILCS 130/4003from Ch. 73, par. 1504-3
215 ILCS 165/10from Ch. 32, par. 604

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that companies that issue, deliver, amend, or renew individual or group policies of accident and health insurance on or after the effective date of the amendatory Act must accommodate confidential communications requests by a covered person under a policy. Requires that companies not reveal communications concerning confidential services subject to a confidential communications request to policyholders or others. Provides that companies shall notify covered individuals of their rights under the Section. Requires that the companies develop policies to receive confidential communications requests and to implement those requests. Provides that the Department of Insurance shall develop a standardized form to make confidential communications requests. Provides that the Department shall work with companies and other stakeholders to develop systems to protect the confidentiality of personal health information and for other purposes. Provides that the provisions do not apply to short-term travel, disability income, long-term care, accident only, and limited or specified disease policies. Makes conforming changes in the State Employees Group Insurance Act of 1971, the Counties Code, the Illinois Municipal Code, the School Code, the Health Maintenance Organization Act, the Limited Health Service Organization Act, and the Voluntary Health Services Plans Act.

DateChamber Action
  2/18/2015SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  2/18/2015SenateFirst Reading
  2/18/2015SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/19/2015SenateAssigned to Insurance
  3/20/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  3/20/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/24/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Insurance
  3/25/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/26/2015SenateDo Pass as Amended Insurance; 009-006-000
  3/26/2015SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 14, 2015
  3/26/2015SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Linda Holmes
  4/21/2015SenateSecond Reading
  4/21/2015SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 22, 2015
  10/8/2015SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As October 20, 2015
  10/10/2015SenatePursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments
  1/10/2017SenateSession Sine Die

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