Comments: IL HB0452 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly

Bill Title: Amends the State Employees Group Insurance Act of 1971. Provides that, on and after the effective date of the amendatory Act, the State shall not pay or otherwise make contributions toward the costs of any health or life insurance benefits provided under the Act for retired elected officials under the General Assembly Retirement System. Provides that retired elected officials shall pay the entirety of the cost of coverage under the group life insurance program and the program of health benefits under the Act; provides that the cost of coverage shall be determined by the Director. Provides that nothing in the amendatory Act shall be construed to prevent any retired elected official from receiving health or life insurance benefits under the Act, where that retired elected official contributes the entirety of the cost of coverage. Provides that any retired elected official may waive or terminate coverage in the program of health benefits or group life insurance. Further provides that any retired elected official who has waived or terminated coverage may enroll or re-enroll in the program of health benefits or group life insurance only during the annual benefit choice period, as determined by the Director; except that in the event of termination of coverage due to nonpayment of premiums, the retired elected official may not re-enroll in the program. Makes corresponding changes throughout the Act. Defines "retired elected official". Effective immediately.

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 6-3)

Status: (Introduced) 2017-03-31 - Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee [HB0452 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

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