HB 183 - Cert retired pub school & comm col emp; health ins

Georgia House of Representatives - 1995/1996 Sessions

HB 183 - Cert retired pub school & comm col emp; health ins

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House Comm: Ret / Ins Senate Comm: / House Vote: Yeas Nays Senate Vote: Yeas Nays ---------------------------------------- House Action Senate ---------------------------------------- 1/12/95 Read 1st Time 1/13/95 Read 2nd Time 1/26/96 Recommitted ---------------------------------------- Withdrawn and Recommitted Code Sections amended: 20-2-915
HB 183 LC 21 2902 A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT 1- 1 To amend Code Section 20-2-915 of the Official Code of 1- 2 Georgia Annotated, relating to health insurance coverage for 1- 3 retiring and retired public school and certain community 1- 4 college employees and dependents, so as to provide such 1- 5 coverage for certain retired public school and community 1- 6 college employees; to repeal a certain Act; to repeal 1- 7 conflicting laws; and for other purposes. 1- 8 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF GEORGIA: SECTION 1. 1- 9 Code Section 20-2-915 of the Official Code of Georgia 1-10 Annotated, relating to health insurance coverage for 1-11 retiring and retired public school and certain community 1-12 college employees and dependents, is amended by striking in 1-13 its entirety subsection (b) and inserting in lieu thereof 1-14 the following: 1-15 "(b) The contract or contracts shall provide for health 1-16 insurance for retired former public school employees and 1-17 retired former employees of a community college operated 1-18 and funded by a local school system and their spouses and 1-19 dependent children, as defined by the regulations of the 1-20 board, under such terms as the board may deem appropriate 1-21 the same terms as are applicable to persons subject to 1-22 subsection (a) of this Code section. The former retired 1-23 employees shall include individuals who retired prior to 1-24 January 1, 1987, and who receive benefits from one of the 1-25 retirement systems operated by the state or by a local 1-26 school system. The costs of employer contributions and 1-27 the administration of providing such insurance may be 1-28 assessed against such retired former employees or may 1-29 shall be appropriated to the Department of Education. 1-30 Such retired former employees shall pay premiums for such 1-31 health insurance in an amount set by the board after 1-32 consideration of the amount appropriated to the Department 1-33 of Education. The board shall adopt regulations 1-34 prescribing the conditions under which a retired former -1- (Index) LC 21 2902 2- 1 employee may elect to participate in or withdraw from the 2- 2 plan." Section 2. 2- 3 An Act to amend Code Section 20-2-915 of the Official Code 2- 4 of Georgia Annotated, approved April 14, 1987 (Ga. L. 1987, 2- 5 p. 1037), specifically including without limitation Section 2- 6 2 of such Act, is expressly repealed. SECTION 3. 2- 7 All laws and parts of laws in conflict with this Act are 2- 8 repealed. -2- (Index)

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