42 U.S. Code § 300gg–61 - Enforcement

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(a) State enforcement
(1) State authority
Subject to section 300gg–62 of this title, each State may require that health insurance issuers that issue, sell, renew, or offer health insurance coverage in the State in the individual market meet the requirements established under this part with respect to such issuers.
(2) Failure to implement requirements
In the case of a State that fails to substantially enforce the requirements set forth in this part with respect to health insurance issuers in the State, the Secretary shall enforce the requirements of this part under subsection (b) of this section insofar as they relate to the issuance, sale, renewal, and offering of health insurance coverage in the individual market in such State.
(b) Secretarial enforcement authority
The Secretary shall have the same authority in relation to enforcement of the provisions of this part with respect to issuers of health insurance coverage in the individual market in a State as the Secretary has under section 300gg–22 (b)(2) of this title, and section 300gg–22 (b)(3) of this title  [1] with respect to violations of genetic nondiscrimination provisions, in relation to the enforcement of the provisions of part A with respect to issuers of health insurance coverage in the small group market in the State.


[1]  See References in Text note below.

Source

(July 1, 1944, ch. 373, title XXVII, § 2761, formerly § 2745, as added Pub. L. 104–191, title I, § 111(a),Aug. 21, 1996, 110 Stat. 1986; renumbered § 2761 and amended Pub. L. 104–204, title VI, § 605(a)(2), (b)(2),Sept. 26, 1996, 110 Stat. 2941, 2942; Pub. L. 110–233, title I, § 102(b)(2),May 21, 2008, 122 Stat. 895.)
References in Text

Section 300gg–22 (b)(2) of this title, and section 300gg–22 (b)(3) of this title, referred to in subsec. (b), was in the original “section 2722 (b)(2), andsection 2722 (b)(3)” and was translated as meaning section 2723 (b)(2) andsection 2723(b)(3) of act July 1, 1944, to reflect the probable intent of Congress and the renumbering of section 2722 as 2723 by Pub. L. 111–148, title I, §§ 1001(4), 1563 (c)(13)(C), formerly § 1562(c)(13)(C), title X, § 10107(b)(1),Mar. 23, 2010, 124 Stat. 130, 269, 911.
Amendments

2008—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 110–233amended subsec. (b) generally. Prior to amendment, text read as follows: “The Secretary shall have the same authority in relation to enforcement of the provisions of this part with respect to issuers of health insurance coverage in the individual market in a State as the Secretary has under section 300gg–22 (b)(2) of this title in relation to the enforcement of the provisions of part A of this subchapter with respect to issuers of health insurance coverage in the small group market in the State.”
1996—Subsec. (a)(1). Pub. L. 104–204made technical amendment to reference in original act which appears in text as reference to section 300gg–62 of this title.
Effective Date of 2008 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 110–233applicable, with respect to group health plans and health insurance coverage offered in connection with group health plans, for plan years beginning after the date that is one year after May 21, 2008, and, with respect to health insurance coverage offered, sold, issued, renewed, in effect, or operated in the individual market, after the date that is one year after May 21, 2008, see section 102(d)(2) ofPub. L. 110–233, set out as a note under section 300gg–21 of this title.
Effective Date of 1996 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 104–204applicable to health insurance coverage offered, sold, issued, renewed, in effect, or operated in the individual market on or after Jan. 1, 1998, see section 605(c) ofPub. L. 104–204, set out as a note under section 300gg–44 of this title.
Effective Date

Section applicable with respect to health insurance coverage offered, sold, issued, renewed, in effect, or operated in the individual market after June 30, 1997, regardless of when a period of creditable coverage occurs, see section 111(b) ofPub. L. 104–191, set out as a note under section 300gg–41 of this title.

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