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Insurance Committee (Minority Records), 1995-1996

Identifier: 01-ST1995_11M

Scope and Contents

The 1995-1996 Insurance Committee's Minority (Democratic) Members deposited this collection to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives Archives. This collection consists of meetings, tour and public hearing files, house bills, senate bills, house blue backs and insurance department regulations. The minority committee was led by Nicholas Colafella serving as Minority Chair and Anthony Colaizzo serving as Minority Vice Chair.

Among the many topics typically addressed in the Insurance Committee, the 1995-1996 Committee specifically focused on the Family Health Care Act (House Bill 5), Nondiscrimination in Rural Patient Access to Providers of Health Care Benefit Plans (House Bill 630), Accident and Health Insurance Form and Rate Filings (Senate Bill 1110), Health Insurance Benefits to Aid the Health and Well-being of Mother and Child following Childbirth (House Bill 1977), Medical Professional Liability Catastrophe Loss Fund (House Bill 2294), Powers and Duties of the Insurance Department (House Bill 1551), Medical Professional Liability Catastrophe Loss Fund (House Bill 2294), Coverage for Persons who Suffer from Mental Illness (House Bill 2237), Consumers' Rights regarding Repairs to Damaged Vehicles (House Bill 1394), Requiring Certification of Utilization Review Entities (House Bill 2797), and Required Financial Responsibility and Fees for Reinstatement (House Bills 2049 and 2852).


  • 1995-1996
  • Other: Date acquired: 12/11/1995


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Arrangement Note

This collection is arranged in five series: Series 1. Meetings, Tours and Public Hearings; Series 2. House Bills; Series 3. Senate Bills; Series 4. House Blue Backs; Series 5. Insurance Department Regulations.

Custodial History

Democratic Insurance Committee to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives Archives.

Source of Acquisition

Democratic Insurance Committee

Method of Acquisition

Pursuant to House Rule 45 of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives (titled “Powers and Duties of Standing Committees and Subcommittees”) governing the management and disposition of historically valuable committee material, the secretary of the committee must record the attendance of Members and any votes taken, the minutes of the meeting and records, bills, and other papers in the possession of committees and subcommittees which must be submitted to the Chief Clerk at the end of every two year legislative session for permanent archival storage.

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Repository Details

Part of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives Archives Repository

628 Irvis Office Building
450 Commonwealth Avenue
Harrisburg PA 17120 USA