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A00739 Summary:

COSPNSRMcDonald, Skoufis, Arroyo, Fahy, Jaffee, Gunther, Walter, Montesano, Raia, Palmesano, Stirpe, Gottfried, Brabenec, Friend, Zebrowski, Mosley, Hawley, Galef, Barrett, Englebright, Brindisi, Blake, Giglio, Lifton, Hooper, Murray, Peoples-Stokes, Lupardo, Woerner, Buchwald, Hevesi, Curran, Blankenbush
MLTSPNSRBarclay, Brennan, Crouch, Duprey, Lavine, Magee, McLaughlin, Schimel, Schimminger, Simon, Thiele
Authorizes all municipalities, with the consent of the county and the governing body of such municipality, to join a county self-funded or self-insured health plan.
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A00739 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2015-2016 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                     January 7, 2015
        Introduced  by M. of A. STECK -- read once and referred to the Committee
          on Insurance
        AN ACT authorizing municipalities to join a county self-funded or  self-
          insured health plan
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. Notwithstanding articles 44 or 47 of the insurance  law  or
     2  any other provision of law to the contrary, a municipality is permitted,
     3  with  the  consent  of the county and the governing body of such munici-
     4  pality, to join a county self-funded or self-insured health plan in  any
     5  county  in which such municipality is located in whole or in part. Muni-
     6  cipality is defined as any city, town, village or  any  other  municipal
     7  corporation,  a  school  district or any governmental entity operating a
     8  public school, college or university, a public  improvement  or  special
     9  district, a public authority, commission, or public benefit corporation,
    10  or  any  other  public corporation, agency or instrumentality or unit of
    11  government which exercises governmental powers under  the  laws  of  the
    12  state  but  is  not a part of, nor a department of, nor an agency of the
    13  state.
    14    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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