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Legislation

Government Relations

2017 Session - Proposals

Proposed Bills (for reference only)

2017 SB 456 and 2017 AB 548 – Health Insurance for Wrongfully ImprisonedBill(s)

Bill(s)

2017 SB 456 and 2017 AB 548 permit individuals who receive compensation from the state for wrongful imprisonment to elect, for up to five years, health care coverage under plans offered by the Group Insurance Board to state employees beginning on January 1, 2019. Under the bill, these individuals would be required to pay the same health insurance premium amounts that state employees are required to pay, with the balance of the premiums cost paid by the state.

Status

On December 20, 2017, the Assembly Committee on State Affairs held a public hearing. On January 3, 2018, the Assembly Committee on State Affairs unanimously passed Assembly Substitute Amendment 1.

Other

Please contact Tarna Hunter, ETF’s Government Relations Director, if you have any questions.

 
 

Please contact Tarna Hunter, ETF’s Government Relations Director, if you have any questions.