SB 747 Prohibits health insurance exchanges established in Missouri from offering health insurance policies or optional riders that provide coverage for elective abortions
Sponsor: Rupp Co-Sponsor(s)
LR Number: 4141S.03I Fiscal Note: 4141-03N.ORG
Committee: Small Business, Insurance and Industry
Last Action: 5/14/2010 - S Informal Calendar S Bills for Perfection--SB 747-Rupp, et al, with SA 1 (pending) Journal Page:
Title: Calendar Position:
Effective Date: August 28, 2010

Full Bill Text | All Actions | Available Summaries | Senate Home Page | List of 2010 Senate Bills

Current Bill Summary


SB 747 - Under current law, health insurance policies are barred from providing coverage for elective abortions except through optional riders. This act extends this prohibition to health insurance policies offered through any health insurance exchange established in this state or any federal health insurance exchange administered within this state. In addition, no health insurance exchange operating within this state may offer coverage for elective abortions through the purchase of an optional rider.

STEPHEN WITTE