TURNER,ART, GRANBERG AND BOLAND.
COMMUNITY COLLEGE HEALTH INSUR
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the State Employees Group Insurance Act of 1971 to provide
a program of group health insurance benefits for certain retired
community college employees and their survivors and dependents, under
the administration of the Department of Central Management Services.
Requires contributions toward the cost of these benefits from current
community college employees, community college employers, and the
State. Amends the State Pension Funds Continuing Appropriation Act to
provide a continuing appropriation for this purpose. Amends the
Public Community College Act to discontinue the retirees health
insurance grant beginning on January 1, 1999. Amends the State
Mandates Act to require implementation without reimbursement.
HB708 would have no fiscal impact, but would necessitate an
additional appopration in an undetermined amount.
FISCAL NOTE (CMS)
Estimated increase in total program cost for State Employees
Group Insurance Program is $9 M resulting in increased State
expenditures of $1.9 M; over the next 10 yrs. program costs are
estimated at $159 M, increasing State expenditures by $22.1 M.
STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE (Ill. Community College Bd.)
HB 708 would have no fiscal impact to the State.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Delays the starting date of the program by 6 months. Excludes
employees of the Chicago community college district and restores the
retiree health insurance grant for that district. Adds provisions
relating to existing health benefit plans subject to collective
PENSION NOTE, ENGROSSED
No change from previous pension note.
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: 99-01-12
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 0
END OF INQUIRY
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