FL H1189 | 2020 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Republican 25-3)
Status: Passed on July 1 2020 - 100% progression
Action: 2020-07-01 - Chapter No. 2020-159
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


Prohibits life insurers & long-term care insurers from canceling, limiting, or denying coverage, or establishing differentials in premium rates based on genetic information; prohibits such insurers from taking certain actions relating to genetic information for any insurance purpose.

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Genetic Information for Insurance Purposes


Roll Calls

2020-03-12 - House - House: Third Reading RCS#737 (Y: 110 N: 0 NV: 10 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-03-11 - Senate - Senate: Third Reading RCS#20 (Y: 35 N: 3 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-01-29 - House - House: Third Reading RCS#412 (Y: 117 N: 1 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2020-07-01 Chapter No. 2020-159
2020-06-30 Approved by Governor
2020-06-17 Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
2020-03-12HouseOrdered engrossed, then enrolled
2020-03-12HousePassed as amended; YEAS 110 NAYS 0
2020-03-12HouseConcurred in 1 amendment(s) (624566)
2020-03-11HouseIn returning messages
2020-03-11SenatePassed as amended; YEAS 35 NAYS 3
2020-03-11SenateRead 3rd time
2020-03-10SenatePlaced on 3rd reading
2020-03-10SenateAmendment(s) adopted (624566)
2020-03-10SenateRead 2nd time
2020-03-10SenateSubstituted for CS/CS/SB 1564
2020-03-10SenatePlaced on Calendar, on 2nd reading
2020-03-10SenateWithdrawn from Rules
2020-02-10SenateReferred to Rules
2020-02-05SenateIn Messages
2020-01-29HousePassed; YEAS 117 NAYS 1
2020-01-29HouseRead 3rd time
2020-01-29HouseRead 2nd time
2020-01-23HousePlaced on Special Order Calendar, 01/29/20
2020-01-23HousePlaced on Calendar
2020-01-23HouseFavorable by- Commerce Committee; YEAS 21 NAYS 0
2020-01-21HouseOn Committee agenda-- Commerce Committee, 01/23/20, 9:30 am, Webster Hall
2020-01-16HouseNow in Commerce Committee
2020-01-16HouseFavorable by Health and Human Services Committee; YEAS 17 NAYS 0
2020-01-14HouseOn Committee agenda-- Health and Human Services Committee, 01/16/20, 12:30 pm, Morris Hall
2020-01-13HouseReferred to Health and Human Services Committee; Commerce Committee

Same As/Similar To

S1564 (Same As) 2020-03-10 - Laid on Table, refer to HB 1189

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
6274301Amended CodeSee Bill Text

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Bill Comments