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2007 Regular Session
At the request of: (at the request of Governor Theodore R. Kulongoski for Department of Consumer and Business Services)
Chief Sponsors:
Regular Sponsors: Ordered printed by the Speaker pursuant to House Rule 12.00A (5). Presession filed.
Bill Title: Relating to discount medical plans; and declaring an emergency.
Catchline/Summary: Establishes licensing requirement for persons marketing, offering for sale or selling, promoting, distributing or administering discount medical plans.
Prohibits operation of discount medical plan organization without license and without contract or agreement with service] provider or service] provider network. Specifies information and services discount medical plan organization must provide with discount medical plan. Prohibits use of misleading, deceptive or false statements in connection with marketing, advertising, sales, promotional and plan documents for discount medical plans and in communications with consumers. Provides Director of Department of Consumer and Business Services with power to investigate violations and suspend or revoke licenses. Permits any person to seek injunction and statutory damages and three times actual damages against unlicensed person operating as discount medical plan organization. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
Chapter Number: Chapter 272
Fiscal Impact: No Fiscal Impact
Revenue Impact: No Revenue Impact
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