senate Bill S6876A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Directs the commissioner of education, in consultation with the superintendent of financial services and the state comptroller, to study and prepare a report concerning school insurance reserve funds

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 10, 2021 recommitted to rules
Jun 07, 2021 ordered to third reading cal.1578
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 01, 2021 print number 6876a
Jun 01, 2021 amend (t) and recommit to education
May 20, 2021 referred to education

Votes

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Jun 7, 2021 - Rules committee Vote

S6876A
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committee
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
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Excused
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Abstained
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S6876 - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Education

S6876 - Summary

Directs the commissioner of education, in consultation with the superintendent of financial services and the office of the state comptroller, to study and prepare a report concerning school insurance reserve funds; provides for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof.

S6876 - Sponsor Memo

S6876 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6876
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               May 20, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  JORDAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Education
 
 AN ACT in relation  to  directing  the  commissioner  of  education,  in
   consultation  with  the commissioner of health and the comptroller, to
   study and prepare a report concerning school insurance reserve  funds;
   and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration there-
   of
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The commissioner of education,  in  consultation  with  the
 commissioner  of  health  and  the comptroller, or the designees of such
 persons, review and report on the adequacy, reasonableness and  afforda-
 bility of school insurance reserve funds as they relate to the provision
 of  health  care benefits to covered employees and prepare and deliver a
 report containing the findings of the study.  Such report shall  include
 but not be limited to an analysis of the following:
   (a)  the  typical  annual  costs of providing health insurance through
 self-insurance by a school district and the impact that such  self-insu-
 rance has on the annual budget of a school district, including the over-
 all immediate and long-term costs;
   (b) the costs to the employees in school districts of providing health
 insurance through self-insurance by the school district;
   (c)  whether  providing  health  insurance through self-insurance by a
 school district using  school  insurance  reserve  funds  has  increased
 access for covered school employees to health care or has made the proc-
 ess  of getting reimbursed or getting coverage easier or more difficult;
 and
   (d) the amount of funding participating self-insured school  districts
 have set aside in their reserve funds.
   §  2.  Within  one year of the effective date of this act, the commis-
 sioner of education shall submit the report to the governor, the  tempo-
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

S6876A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Education

S6876A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the commissioner of education, in consultation with the superintendent of financial services and the office of the state comptroller, to study and prepare a report concerning school insurance reserve funds; provides for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof.

S6876A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6876A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  6876--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               May 20, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  JORDAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Education  --  committee
   discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
   to said committee
 
 AN  ACT  in  relation  to  directing  the  commissioner of education, in
   consultation with the superintendent of  financial  services  and  the
   office  of  the  state  comptroller,  to  study  and  prepare a report
   concerning school insurance  reserve  funds;  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. The commissioner of education,  in  consultation  with  the
 superintendent  of  financial services and the office of the state comp-
 troller, or the designees of such persons, shall review  and  report  on
 the  adequacy,  reasonableness  and  affordability  of  school insurance
 reserve funds as they relate to the provision of health care benefits to
 covered employees and prepare and deliver a report containing the  find-
 ings  of  the study.  Such report shall include but not be limited to an
 analysis of the following:
   (a) the typical annual costs of  providing  health  insurance  through
 self-insurance  by a school district and the impact that such self-insu-
 rance has on the annual budget of a school district, including the over-
 all immediate and long-term costs;
   (b) the costs to the employees in school districts of providing health
 insurance through self-insurance by the school district;
   (c) whether providing health insurance  through  self-insurance  by  a
 school  district  using  school  insurance  reserve  funds has increased
 access for covered school employees to health care or has made the proc-
 ess of getting reimbursed or getting coverage easier or more  difficult;
 and
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD11586-02-1

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