S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
2013-2014 Regular Sessions
I N S E N A T E
January 9, 2013
Introduced by Sen. CARLUCCI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
printed to be committed to the Committee on Civil Service and Pensions
AN ACT to amend the civil service law, in relation to increasing local
government participation in the Empire Plan Prescription Drug Plan
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. The civil service law is amended by adding a new section
163-b to read as follows:
S 163-B. EMPIRE PLAN PRESCRIPTION DRUG PLAN. THE PRESIDENT, AS DEFINED
IN SUBDIVISION TWO OF SECTION TWO OF THIS CHAPTER, IS AUTHORIZED TO
PROMULGATE RULES AND REGULATIONS PERMITTING ELIGIBLE AGENCIES TO PARTIC-
IPATE IN THE EMPIRE PLAN PRESCRIPTION DRUG PLAN WITHOUT BECOMING A
PARTICIPATING AGENCY UNDER THE NEW YORK STATE HEALTH INSURANCE PLAN.
S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
it shall have become a law.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.