Health insurance; local government employees eligibile to participate in state employee plan. (HB1356)

Introduced By

Del. Joseph Yost (R-Blacksburg) with support from co-patron Del. Terry Kilgore (R-Gate City)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Health insurance for local government employees. Gives local governments the option of having all their employees and retirees, as well as their dependents, eligible to participate in the state employee health insurance plan in lieu of the current state-administered local health insurance plan. The local government shall be responsible for whatever portion of the cost of such insurance that is not paid by the employee, except any portion that the General Assembly elects to pay. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


12/02/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13100257D
12/02/2012Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/11/2013Assigned GL sub: #4 Professions/Occupations and Administrative Process
01/16/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB1356)
01/22/2013Referred from General Laws
01/22/2013Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/22/2013Assigned App. sub: Compensation and Retirement
01/28/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB1356)
02/05/2013Left in Appropriations