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General Assembly



January Session, 2011

LCO No. 6097



Offered by:


SEN. RORABACK, 30th Dist.


To: Subst. Senate Bill No. 10

File No. 55

Cal. No. 71

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

"Sec. 501. Subsection (a) of section 7-464b of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective October 1, 2011):

(a) Subject to the provisions of subsection (b) of this section, and the provisions of any collective bargaining agreement, a municipality or a local or regional board of education may join together with any combination of other municipalities and local or regional boards of education by written agreement as a single entity for the purpose of providing medical or health care benefits for their employees. Such written agreement shall establish the membership of such group, the duration of such benefits plan, requirements regarding payment for such benefits plan and the procedures for a municipality or local or regional board of education to withdraw from such group and terminate such benefits plan. Such agreement shall not constitute a multiple employer welfare arrangement, as defined in Section 3 of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, as amended from time to time. Any group established pursuant to this section shall not be deemed a fictitious group. As used in this section, "municipality" means any town, city or borough, consolidated town and city, [or] consolidated town and borough or any district, as defined in section 7-324. "