H.R.1201 - Insurance Protection for Victims of Domestic Violence Act104th Congress (1995-1996)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Wyden, Ron [D-OR-3] (Introduced 03/10/1995)|
|Committees:||House - Commerce; Economic and Educational|
|Latest Action:||03/24/1995 Referred to the Subcommittee on Employer-Employee Relations.|
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Summary: H.R.1201 — 104th Congress (1995-1996)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/10/1995)
Insurance Protection for Victims of Domestic Violence Act - Amends the Public Health Service Act to create a new title prohibiting health insurers from discriminating against an individual or group because the individual or a family member is the subject of abuse.
Mandates development of model standards. Requires each State to report on its implementation actions and, where States fail to act, provides for Federal enforcement involving civil fines against insurers and a Federal private right of action.
Provides for application of this Act to specified provisions of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974.