as introduced - 85th Legislature (2007 - 2008) Posted on 12/15/2009 12:00am
A bill for an act
relating to public employees; expanding eligibility for the public employees
group long-term care insurance program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006,
section 43A.318, subdivision 1.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:
Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 43A.318, subdivision 1, is amended to
(a) Scope. For the purposes of this section, the terms
defined have the meaning given them.
(b) Advisory committee; committee. "Advisory committee" or "committee" means
the committee created under subdivision 3.
(c) Committee member; member. "Committee member" or "member" means a
person serving on the advisory committee created under subdivision 3.
(d) Eligible person. "Eligible person" means:
(1) a person who is eligible for insurance and benefits under section 43A.24;
(2) a person who at the time of separation from employment was eligible to purchase
coverage at personal expense under section 43A.27, subdivision 3, regardless of whether
the person elected to purchase this coverage;
(3) a spouse of a person described in clause (1) or (2), regardless of the enrollment
status in the program of the person described in clause (1) or (2); deleted text beginor
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(4) a parent of a person described in clause (1), regardless of the enrollment status
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(e) Program. "Program" means the statewide public employees long-term care
insurance program created under subdivision 2.
(f) Qualified vendor. "Qualified vendor" means an entity licensed or authorized to
underwrite, provide, or administer group long-term care insurance benefits in this state.