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HF 1664

1st Engrossment - 89th Legislature (2015 - 2016) Posted on 03/23/2015 04:00pm

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

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Introduction Posted on 03/10/2015
1st Engrossment Posted on 03/18/2015

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A bill for an act
relating to taxation; requiring the state to transition to a federally facilitated
marketplace under certain conditions; appropriating money; repealing Minnesota
Statutes 2014, sections 62V.01; 62V.02; 62V.03; 62V.04; 62V.05; 62V.06;
62V.07; 62V.08; 62V.09; 62V.10; 62V.11.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

new text begin ESTABLISHMENT OF FEDERALLY FACILITATED
MARKETPLACE.
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Establishment. new text end

new text begin The commissioner of commerce, in cooperation
with the secretary of Health and Human Services, shall establish a federally facilitated
marketplace for Minnesota, for coverage beginning January 1, 2017. The federally
facilitated marketplace shall take the place of MNsure, established under Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 62V. In working with the secretary of Health and Human Services to
develop the federally facilitated marketplace, the commissioner of commerce shall:
new text end

new text begin (1) seek to incorporate, where appropriate and cost effective, elements of the
MNsure eligibility determination system;
new text end

new text begin (2) regularly consult with stakeholder groups, including but not limited to
representatives of state agencies, health care providers, health plan companies, brokers,
and consumers; and
new text end

new text begin (3) seek all available federal grants and funds for state planning and development
costs.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Implementation plan; draft legislation. new text end

new text begin The commissioner of commerce,
in consultation with the commissioner of human services, the chief information officer
of MN.IT, and the MNsure board, shall develop and present to the 2016 legislature an
implementation plan for conversion to a federally facilitated marketplace. The plan must
include draft legislation for any changes in state law necessary to implement a federally
facilitated marketplace, including but not limited to necessary changes to Laws 2013,
chapter 84, and technical and conforming changes related to the repeal of Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 62V.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Vendor contract. new text end

new text begin The commissioner of commerce, in consultation with
the commissioner of human services, the chief information officer of MN.IT, and the
MNsure board, shall contract with a vendor to provide technical assistance in developing
and implementing the plan for conversion to a federally facilitated marketplace.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Contingent implementation. new text end

new text begin The commissioner shall not implement
this section if the United States Supreme Court rules in King v. Burwell (No. 14-114)
that persons obtaining qualified health plan coverage through a federally facilitated
marketplace are not eligible for advanced premium tax credits.
new text end

Sec. 2. new text beginAPPROPRIATION.
new text end

new text begin $....... is appropriated from the general fund to the commissioner of commerce for
the biennium ending June 30, 2017, to contract with a vendor as required under section 1.
new text end

Sec. 3. new text beginREPEALER.
new text end

new text begin Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 62V.01; 62V.02; 62V.03; 62V.04; 62V.05; 62V.06;
62V.07; 62V.08; 62V.09; 62V.10; and 62V.11,
new text end new text begin are repealed, effective January 1, 2017. This
repealer shall not take effect if the United States Supreme Court rules in King v. Burwell
(No. 14-114) that persons obtaining qualified health plan coverage through a federally
facilitated marketplace are not eligible for advanced premium tax credits.
new text end