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Michigan became the 30th state to enact autism insurance reform on April 18, 2012.

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State Officials
Governor Rick Snyder (R)
Lt. Governor Brian Calley (R)
Michigan Senate, House of Representatives Homepage

Federal Officials
U.S Senator Carl Levin (D)
U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow (D)
U.S. House of Representatives Michigan Delegation




Michigan News


DETROIT (July 11, 2013) -- GM and Chrysler have begun to voluntarily offer expanded health insurance benefits for autism, including applied behavior analysis (ABA), to their...

LANSING  (October 18, 2012) -- The Michigan Office of Financial and Insurance Regulation (OFIR) will field complaints from consumers experiencing difficulty accessing...

Students at Michigan's Linden High School recently voted Danny Leideker, an 18-year-old teenager with autism spectrum disorder, homecoming king. This seems to be part of a growing trend of...

DETROIT (August 31, 2012) -- In a comparison of the Romney/Ryan Republican ticket with Michigan Governor Rick Snyder and Lt. Gov. Brian Calley, the ...

NEW YORK (April 24, 2012) -- Autism Speaks has created a fact sheet answering frequently asked questions about the new Michigan autism insurance reform law. The FAQs are...

LANSING (April 18, 2012)  -- Autism Speaks hailed the signing today of legislation that makes Michigan the 30th state to enact autism insurance reform and the first to act...

DETROIT (April 6, 2012) -- The Detroit News today published "Snyder should sign autism bill," an editorial rebuttal from Lorri Unumb, Autism Speaks' vice...

LANSING (April 2, 2012) -- The office of Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley issued a series of Frequently Asked Questions to help families and caregivers better understand the three...

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Bill History

April 18, 2012: Gov. Rick Snyder signs SB.414 and 415 into law making Michigan 30th state to enact autism insurance reform

March 29, 2012: House approves SB.414 and 415 by 91-19 votes, SB.981 by 84-26; Senate votes to concur with House committee amendments; bills head to Gov. Snyder 

March 27, 2012: House Families, Children and Seniors Committee approves bills 7-0; sends them to House floor

March 13, 2012: Senate approves SB.414 and 415 by 29-9 votes; approves SB.981 by 28-10

March 8, 2012: SB. 414 and 415 approved 5-0 by Senate Health Policy Committee.

February 23, 2012: SB.981 introduced by Senate Majority Leader Randy Richardville

June 8, 2011: Autism insurance reform bills (SB 414/415) introduced in the Senate; referred to Senate Health Policy Committee.