HB 1189, which bans insurers from treating domestic abuse as a pre-existing condition, passed the South Dakota Senate yesterday on a unanimous vote. Out of the entire Legislature, only one representative, Charlie Hoffman, could conjure up an argument to vote against this bill... and I think he was just trying to keep Pat Powers from feeling bad.
Of course, if anyone can come up with a reason to reject this bill, it would be an insurance agent... and HB 1189 now goes to the Governor's desk for insurance agent Mike Rounds's signature.
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