senate Bill S3687

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to changes in health insurance contracts or plans for retired officers, employees, and their families

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to local government
Feb 11, 2013 referred to local government

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S3687 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1227
Current Committee:
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง92-a, Gen Muni L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
A7872A

S3687 - Summary

Relates to changes in health insurance contracts or plans for retired officers, employees, and their families.

S3687 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3687

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 11, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  FARLEY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government

AN ACT to amend the general municipal  law,  in  relation  to  providing
  notice  of health insurance contracts for retired officers, employees,
  and their families

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 92-a of the general municipal law,
as  amended by chapter 805 of the laws of 1984 and as further amended by
section 104 of part A of chapter 62 of the laws of 2011, is amended  and
a new subdivision 2-a is added to read as follows:
  2.  [A]  CONSISTENT  WITH  THE PROVISIONS OF SUBDIVISION TWO-A OF THIS
SECTION, A public corporation may contract with a non-profit  membership
corporation,  organized  under  article forty-three of the insurance law
and approved by the superintendent of financial services and  the  state
board  of social welfare, or with any insurance company authorized to do
business in this state for the purpose of furnishing medical and  surgi-
cal  services  and  hospital  service  as defined in such article forty-
three, or medical and surgical and hospital  insurance  to  persons  who
contract with such non-profit membership corporation or insurance compa-
ny,  or  who  subscribe to a plan or plans, as hereinafter provided. Any
such contract entered into by a  public  corporation  shall  permit  any
officer  or  employee  or group of officers or employees of an agency or
department of the public corporation voluntarily to subscribe to a  plan
or  plans providing for medical and surgical and hospital insurance for,
or medical and surgical services and hospital service to, such  officers
or  employees  and  their  families. Any such contract entered into by a
public corporation may, if authorized by the governing board or body and
subject to such conditions, limitations and eligibility requirements  as
may  be  fixed  by  such  board or body, permit any retired officers and
employees or group of retired officers and employees  of  an  agency  or

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03586-01-3

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