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Montana became the 10th state to enact autism insurance reform on May 5, 2009.

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State Officials
Governor Steve Bollock (D)
Lt. Governor Angela McLean (D)
Montana Senate; Montana House of Representatives

Federal Officials
U.S. Senator Jon Tester (D)
U.S. Senator Max Baucus (D)
U.S. Representative Denny Rehberg (R)

Montana News

1. What does the Montana law (Senate Bill 234) do?

Broadly speaking, the requires many private insurers to begin covering the costs of diagnostic...

NEW YORK, NY (April 9, 2009) -- Autism Speaks today joined Montana families and other autism advocacy organizations in applauding the state’s legislators for passing Brandon'’...

Helena, MT (February 17, 2009) - Yesterday, the Montana Senate Business, Labor, and Economic Affairs Committee passed Senate Bill 234, also known as Brandon's Bill....

“Helena, MT (January 30, 2009) – Autism Speaks, the nation’s largest autism advocacy organization, today announced its support for Senate Bill 234, also known as...

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Bill History

January 1, 2010: The Montana autism insurance reform bill, SB 234, goes into effect!

May 5, 2009: Governor Brian Schweitzer signs SB 234 into law

April 9, 2009: SB 234 passes its third reading in the House in a vote of 75 to 24! The bill now heads to the Governor for signature into law!

April 8, 2009: SB 234 passed its second reading on the House floor and was amended.  The bill now goes to its third reading on the House floor.

April 2, 2009: SB 234 was passed by the House Appropriations Committee in a vote of 18 to 2.

April 1, 2009: The State House Appropriations Committee held a hearing on SB 234.  No vote was taken.

March 25, 2009: SB 234 passed on the...