Benefits consortium; formation of a not-for-profit consortium by localities. (SB1046)

Introduced By

Sen. Emmett Hanger (R-Mount Solon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Benefits consortium for localities. Authorizes the governing bodies of three or more cities, counties, or school boards to form a benefits consortium for the purpose of establishing a self-funded employee welfare benefit plan. The benefits consortium will be a nonstock corporation established to operate a benefits plan. The benefits consortium will be exempt from taxation and from insurance regulations. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/12/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15103138D
01/12/2015Referred to Committee on Finance
01/21/2015Rereferred from Fin. (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2015Rereferred to Commerce and Labor
02/09/2015Reported from Commerce and Labor (14-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2015Read second time and engrossed
02/10/2015Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2015Passed Senate (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2015Placed on Calendar
02/12/2015Read first time
02/12/2015Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
02/13/2015Referred from Counties, Cities and Towns
02/13/2015Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/17/2015Reported from Commerce and Labor with substitute (19-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2015Committee substitute printed 15105106D-H1
02/18/2015Read second time
02/19/2015Read third time
02/19/2015Committee substitute agreed to 15105106D-H1
02/19/2015Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB1046H1
02/19/2015Passed House with substitute (99-Y 1-N)
02/19/2015VOTE: PASSAGE (99-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2015House substitute agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2015Title replaced 15105106D-H1
02/25/2015Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1046ER)
02/25/2015Signed by Speaker
02/26/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, March 30, 2015
02/26/2015Signed by President
02/26/2015Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on 2/26/15
02/26/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, March 29, 2015
03/16/2015G Approved by Governor-Chapter 136 (effective 7/1/15)
03/16/2015G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0136)