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General Assembly

Amendment

 

January Session, 2017

LCO No. 7853

   
 

*SB0054407853SRO*

Offered by:

 

SEN. KELLY, 21st Dist.

SEN. LARSON, 3rd Dist.

 

To: Senate Bill No. 544

File No. 144

Cal. No. 115

"AN ACT REQUIRING PRIOR LEGISLATIVE APPROVAL OF INCREASES IN ASSESSMENTS AND USER FEES CHARGED BY THE CONNECTICUT HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGE. "

Strike lines 105 to 112, inclusive, in their entirety and insert the following in lieu thereof:

(d) The exchange shall submit to the joint standing committee of the General Assembly having cognizance of matters relating to insurance: (1) Any proposed increase of more than fifteen per cent in any one-year period or thirty-five per cent in any three-year period in the amount of assessments or user fees charged to health carriers; and (2) any proposed method or change in method used in calculating such assessments or user fees. If the committee does not act within fifteen days after receiving a submittal, the proposed increase, method or change in method, as the case may be, shall be deemed to be approved by the committee.