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General Assembly



January Session, 2009

LCO No. 8596



Offered by:


SEN. MCKINNEY, 28th Dist.

SEN. FASANO, 34th Dist.

SEN. RORABACK, 30th Dist.

SEN. GUGLIELMO, 35th Dist.

SEN. KISSEL, 7th Dist.

SEN. CALIGIURI, 16th Dist.

SEN. DEBICELLA, 21st Dist.

SEN. KANE, 32nd Dist.

SEN. BOUCHER, 26th Dist.

SEN. WITKOS, 8th Dist.

SEN. FRANTZ, 36th Dist.

SEN. MCLACHLAN, 24th Dist.

To: Subst. House Bill No. 6582

File No. 995

Cal. No. 675

After the last section, add the following and renumber sections and internal references accordingly:

"Sec. 501. (NEW) (Effective October 1, 2009) The Comptroller shall offer to state employees or any employers procuring health insurance or health care pursuant to section 5-259 of the general statutes, as amended by this act, or sections 2 to 5, inclusive, of this act, the option to establish a high deductible health plan, as defined in Section 220(c)(2) or Section 223(c)(2) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, or any subsequent corresponding internal revenue code of the United States, as from time to time amended, and a health savings account as set forth in Section 223 of said Internal Revenue Code. The Comptroller may enter into such contracts as necessary to implement the provisions of this section. "