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SB 5/LM (BR 20) - V. McGaha, J. Westwood, D. Roeding, G. Tapp, D. Thayer

     AN ACT relating to public employee insurance plans.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 61 to define a "public agency" as any agency participating in a state-administered retirement system or plan, any agency participating in the state health insurance plan, and any public institution subject to KRS Chapter 164; define "family member" as the employee's spouse, natural or adopted children, stepchildren, and children for whom legal guardianship has been awarded; require public agencies to allow the employee to select health insurance coverage for only the employee and family members of the employee.


     SCS/LM - Amend to make technical changes; add grandchildren for whom legal guardianship or legal custody has been awarded to the definition of "family member"; declare an EMERGENCY.

     SCA (1/Title, D. Thayer) - Make title amendment.

     Jul 5-introduced in Senate; taken from Committee on Committees; 1st reading; returned to Committee on Committees (S); to State & Local Government (S)
     Jul 6-taken from committee; 2nd reading; returned to State & Local Government (S)
     Jul 9-reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title) ; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, July 9, 2007; 3rd reading, passed 28-6 with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title)

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