Bill Status of HB5929  99th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Laura Fine

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
215 ILCS 5/231.1from Ch. 73, par. 843.1
215 ILCS 5/231.2 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Legal Reserve Life Insurance Article of the Illinois Insurance Code. Removes a provision concerning continuation of coverage during the insured's total disability. Adds provisions requiring extension of coverage for an individual under a group policy during an authorized absence. Defines "authorized absence" to mean an absence that is administratively approved and does not result in a charge to leave of any kind or in loss of basic salary. Sets forth provisions concerning the conditions of the extension of coverage. Provides that the prior insurer shall be liable only to the extent of its extensions of coverage. Includes provisions related to the liability of the succeeding insurer, including regular coverage, temporary coverage, deductible and waiting periods, and determinations of the prior insurer's coverage. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/11/2016HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Laura Fine
  2/11/2016HouseFirst Reading
  2/11/2016HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die