senate Bill S5849

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Establishes the New York Health Benefit Exchange

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 04, 2012 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions
Jun 24, 2011 recommitted to rules
Jun 23, 2011 ordered to third reading cal.1539
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Jun 23, 2011 - Rules committee Vote

S5849
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committee
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Nay
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S5849 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8514
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 10-E §§3980 - 3993, Pub Auth L; amd §§17 & 19, Pub Off L

S5849 - Summary

Establishes the New York Health Benefit Exchange which will facilitate the purchase and sale of qualified health plans in the individual market in NY and will incorporate a small business health options program to assist qualified employers in facilitating the enrollment of their employees in qualified health plans offered in the group market.

S5849 - Sponsor Memo

S5849 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  5849

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 23, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  SEWARD, HANNON -- (at request of the Governor) --
  read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to
  the Committee on Rules

AN  ACT to amend the public authorities law and the public officers law,
  in relation to the  establishment  of  the  New  York  Health  Benefit
  Exchange

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as the  "New  York
Health Benefit Exchange Act".
  S  2.  The  public  authorities law is amended by adding a new article
10-E to read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 10-E
                    NEW YORK HEALTH BENEFIT EXCHANGE
SECTION 3980. STATEMENT OF POLICY AND PURPOSES.
        3981. DEFINITIONS.
        3982. ESTABLISHMENT OF THE NEW YORK HEALTH BENEFIT EXCHANGE.
        3983. GENERAL POWERS OF THE EXCHANGE.
        3984. FUNCTIONS OF THE EXCHANGE.
        3985. SPECIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE EXCHANGE RELATED TO  HEALTH  PLAN
                 CERTIFICATION AND QUALIFIED HEALTH PLAN OVERSIGHT.
        3986. REGIONAL ADVISORY COMMITTEES.
        3987. FUNDING OF THE EXCHANGE.
        3988. STUDIES, FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS.
        3989. TAX EXEMPTION AND TAX CONTRACT BY THE STATE.
        3990. OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES.
        3991. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY; INDEMNIFICATION.
        3992. CONTINGENCY FOR FEDERAL FUNDING.
        3993. CONSTRUCTION.
  S  3980. STATEMENT OF POLICY AND PURPOSES. THE PURPOSE OF THIS ARTICLE
IS TO ESTABLISH AN AMERICAN HEALTH BENEFIT  EXCHANGE  IN  NEW  YORK,  IN

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD12048-11-1

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