senate Bill S6699

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Establishes the New York health insurance exchange study commission

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S6699 - Summary

Establishes the New York health insurance exchange study commission providing for a study of whether the state should establish and operate a New York health insurance exchange or participate in a regional exchange and specifying requirements to be included in such study.

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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                  6699

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 11, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  SEWARD, HANNON -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Insurance

AN ACT to establish the New York health insurance exchange study commis-
  sion providing for a study of whether the state should  establish  and
  operate  a  New  York  health  insurance  exchange or participate in a
  regional exchange and specifying requirements to be included  in  such
  study; and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration
  thereof

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

  Section 1. There is hereby  created  the  New  York  health  insurance
exchange study commission.
  S  2.  a. The commission shall consist of nine members to be appointed
as follows: the commissioner of the department  of  health;  the  super-
intendent  of  the  department  of  financial  services;  three  members
appointed by the governor from affected state agencies  and  the  gover-
nor's  office, one of whom shall be appointed chair of the commission by
the governor; two senators appointed by the temporary president  of  the
senate;  and two members of the assembly appointed by the speaker of the
assembly. Vacancies in the membership of the commission shall be  filled
in  the  manner  provided  for  original appointments. Membership on the
commission shall not constitute a public office.
  b. Appointments by the temporary  president  of  the  senate  and  the
speaker  of the assembly shall be made within fifteen days of the effec-
tive date of this act.
  c. The first meeting of the New York health insurance  exchange  study
commission  shall  be  held within fifteen days after all members of the
commission are appointed.
  S 3. a. (1) The New York health insurance  exchange  study  commission
shall  conduct  a  study to evaluate whether to create a New York health
insurance exchange or participate in a regional exchange, as provided in
the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, P.L. 111-148  as
amended  by  the federal Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of
2010, P.L. 111-152.

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

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