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Hawaii Bill History

February 14, 2012: SB.2631 voted out of Senate Health and Consumer Protection committees with amendments; referred to Senate Ways and Means Committee

January 25, 2012: HB.2405 introduced in House, referred to House Health Committee; SB.2631 introduced in Senate, referred to Senate Health Committee

January 20, 2012: SB.2603 introduced in Senate, referred to Senate Health Committee

Georgia Bill History

2014

February 25: Georgia Senate votes 51-0 for SB.397

February 19: Senate Insurance Committee Chairman Tim Golden introduces "compromise" Ava's Law, SB.397; new bill is voted unanimously out of committee

February 4: Ava's Law Rally heald at Georgia Capitol

January 16: Gov. Nathan Deal includes autism insurance coverage for state employees, public teachers in his state budget proposal

Delaware Bill History

June 13, 2012:  House Insurance Committee releases SB.22 for final floor vote in the House

June 7, 2012: Senate approves SB.22 unanimously; bill moves to the House

June 6, 2012: SB.22 released by Senate Finance Committee; heads to Senate floor

Arkansas Bill History

March 4, 2011: HB 1315 signed into law by Governor Mike Beebe!

March 2, 2011: HB 1315 passes the Senate by unanimous vote.

March 1, 2011: HB 1315 voted out of Senate Insurance and Commerce Committee; heads to to the Senate floor.

February 24, 2011: HB 1315 passes the House; heads to the Senate Insurance and Commerce Committee. 

Federal Judge Rules for Military Families on ABA Coverage

July 26, 2012

WASHINGTON, DC (July 26, 2012) -- A federal judge in Washington has handed military families a major victory in their pursuit of insurance coverage for Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy for their dependents by ruling in a class action lawsuit that the Department of Defense's (DoD)  policy of limiting benefits to active duty members was "arbitrary and capricious."