Status Summary

Pre-filed for introduction on 1.8.21.

First reading, referred to Human Services, Reentry & Rehabilitation on 1.11.21.

Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Human Services, Reentry & Rehabilitation on 1.15.21. 

Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Human Services, Reentry & Rehabilitation; 1st substitute bill passed and referred to Ways & Means on 1.22.21. 

Referred to Ways & Means on 1.25.21.

Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means on 2.1.21.

Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means on 2.15.21; passed 1st substitute bill proposed by Human Services, Reentry & Rehabilitation.

Passed to Rules Committee for second reading and placed on second reading by Rules Committee on 2.17.21.

1st substitute bill substituted. Floor amendments adopted. Rules suspended. Placed and passed on Third Reading on 2.26.21.

In the House

First reading, referred to Children, Youth & Families (Not Officially read and referred until adoption of Introduction report) on 3.2.21.

(updated 3.5.21)

Legislative Session

2021

Status

In Progress

Sponsor

Darneille

Among other provisions, SB5118 requires that at least 30 days before final release from custody, by discharge, parole, or other means, the secretary shall send written notice of the planned release to the person's health care insurance provider. If the person is not enrolled in a health insurance program, the secretary shall assist the person in obtaining coverage for which they are eligible.