• Current through October 23, 2012

For the purposes of this chapter, the term "health insurer" means any person that provides one or more health benefit plans or insurance in the District of Columbia, including an insurer, a hospital and medical services corporation, a fraternal benefit society, a health maintenance organization, a multiple employer welfare arrangement, or any other person providing a plan of health insurance subject to the authority of the Commissioner of the Department of Insurance, Securities, and Banking.

(Aug. 16, 2008, D.C. Law 17-219, § 5041, 55 DCR 7598.)


Legislative History of Laws

Law 17-219, the "Fiscal Year 2009 Budget Support Act of 2008", was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 17-678, which was referred to the Committee of the Whole. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on May 13, 2008, and June 3, 2008, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on June 26, 2008, it was assigned Act No. 17-419 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 17-219 became effective on August 16, 2008.

Miscellaneous Notes

Short title: Section 5040 of D.C. Law 17-219 provided that subtitle R of title V of the act may be cited as the "Healthy DC Act of 2008".