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HF 282

as introduced - 87th Legislature (2011 - 2012) Posted on 01/31/2011 10:25am

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

Bill Text Versions

Introduction Posted on 01/31/2011

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to education; clarifying requirements for changing benefits in a group
insurance contract for employees covered by a collective bargaining agreement;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 471.6161, subdivision 5.


Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 471.6161, subdivision 5, is amended to

Subd. 5.

Collective bargaining.

The aggregate value of benefits provided by a
group insurance contract for employeesnew text begin in a political subdivision who arenew text end covered by
a collective agreement shall not be reduced, unless the public employer andnew text begin at least
one-half of the total number of
new text end exclusive deleted text beginrepresentativedeleted text endnew text begin representativesnew text end of deleted text beginthedeleted text end employees
of deleted text beginandeleted text endnew text begin affectednew text end appropriate bargaining deleted text beginunitdeleted text endnew text begin unitsnew text end, certified under section 179A.12, agree
to a reduction in benefits.

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective August 1, 2011, and applies to all
employee group insurance contracts modified or entered into after that date.
new text end