2015 AB 361 and 2015 SB 278 would require the GIB, beginning on January 1, 2018, to make the optional insurance plans available to local government employers. The local government employers that participate in the program must establish payroll deductions for the employees to pay the premiums.
The Committee on Urban and Local Affairs held a public hearing and an executive session on 2015 AB 361. The committee passed the bill 9-0. In November, a public hearing was held on 2015 SB 278.
Please contact Tarna Hunter, ETF’s Legislative Liaison, if you have any questions.