1.1.................... moves to amend H.F. No. 1703, the first engrossment, as follows:
1.2Page 1, after line 15, insert:

1.3    "Section 1. Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 62A.65, subdivision 4, is amended to read:
1.4    Subd. 4. Gender rating prohibited. (a) No individual health plan offered, sold,
1.5issued, or renewed to a Minnesota resident may determine the premium rate or any other
1.6underwriting decision, including initial issuance, through a method that is in any way
1.7based upon the gender of any person covered or to be covered under the health plan. This
1.8subdivision prohibits the use of marital status or generalized differences in expected costs
1.9between principal insureds and their spouses.
1.10(b) No health carrier may refuse to initially offer, sell, or issue an individual health
1.11plan to a Minnesota resident solely on the basis that the individual had a previous cesarean
1.13Renumber the sections in sequence and correct the internal references
1.14Amend the title accordingly