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Kansas Bill History

2014

April 30: Gov. Sam Brownback signs HB.2744 into law

April 2: HB.2744 approved 38-2 by the Senate; sent to Governor Brownback

March 24: HB.2744 reported out of Senate Financial Institutions and Insurance Committee

March 21: House votes 114-3 for HB.2744; bill moves to Senate; referred to Senate Financial Institutions and Insurance Committee

March 20: House approves floor amendments strengthening HB.2744

March 18: HB.2744 reported out of House Insurance Committee with amendments

March 10/12: House Insurance Committee hears HB.2744

March 5: HB.2744 introduced; referred to House Insurance Committee

Feb. 20: HB.2531 re-referred back to House Insurance Committee 

Feb 19: HB.2531 transferred to House Taxation Committee

Jan. 29: HB.2531 introduced in House; referred to House Insurance Committee 

2013

Feb. 13: HB.2317 introduced in House, referred to House Insurance Committee

Feb. 12: SB.175 introduced in Senate; referred to Senate Public Health and Welfare Committee

2012

May 17: Parliamentary procedure to force HB.2764 out of the Senate  Financial Institutions and Insurance Committee and on to the Senate floor falls short by two votes

March 21: HB.2764 approved 92-30 by House; moves to Senate

March 14: HB.2764 voted out of House Insurance Committee

February 21: House Bill 2764, which would expand Kate's Law to include fully funded health plans, introduced in House; referred to House Insurance Committee

2010

April 19: Governor Parkinson signs HB.2160; Autism Speaks pledges to  keep working to expand coverage

March 30: HB.2160 as amended by Senate passes House; sent to Governor

March 18: HB.2160 passed by full Senate

March 16: Kate's Law passed by Senate Financial Institutions and Insurance Committee; amended to Senate Substitute for HB.2160 

January 27: Autism Speaks joins KCAL for a "Capitol Push Day for Kate's Law!"

January 11: Kate's Law (SB 12/HB 2367) reintroduced

2009

May 6: 2009 legislative session ends without passage of Kate's Law  

April 3: Motion submitted in House Insurance Committee to move Kate's Law out of Committee and to the House floor

March 19: House Insurance Committee holds hearing on Kate's Law; no vote is held

March 5: Autism insurance reform bill, HB.2367 (Kate's Law), introduced in House; referred to the House Insurance Committee

January 29: Senate Financial Institutions and Insurance Committee holds hearing on Kate's Law; no vote is held 

January 12: Autism insurance reform bill, SB.12 (Kate's Law), introduced in Senate; referred to the Financial Institutions and Insurance Committee