Below is the relevant legislation related to parity that has been introduced during the current or recently adjourned legislative session. State parity legislation passed in any state since 2008 is usually designed to increase compliance with the federal law and to strengthen state laws.
Regular Session: Adjourned 3/25/2019 Will convene: n/a Governor’s deadline: 4/13/2019
HB 1257 Introduced: 2/2014 Sponsor: The Committee on Health and Human Services Status: Dead 3/2014 Summary: This bill tried to add a section to the state insurance law about autism coverage. Here is how this section is different than the section that is currently in the law (summarized at the bottom of this page under “South Dakota Parity Law”):
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