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CHAPTER 97--H.F.No. 1829

An act

relating to commerce; prohibiting discrimination against organ or bone marrow donors by certain insurers;

amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 72A.20, by adding a subdivision.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 72A.20, is amended by adding a subdivision to read:

Subd. 41.

Discrimination based on status as a living organ or bone marrow donor prohibited.

A life insurance, long-term care insurance, or disability insurance carrier is prohibited from declining or limiting coverage of an insured or otherwise discriminating in the premium rating, offering, issuance, cancellation, amount of coverage, or any other condition based solely upon the status of an insured as a living organ or bone marrow donor and without additional actuarial risks.

EFFECTIVE DATE.

This section is effective for insurance policies issued and renewed on or after August 1, 2022.

Presented to the governor May 24, 2022

Signed by the governor June 2, 2022, 2:09 p.m.

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