Health insurance; school board allowed to elect to have employees & retirees to receive state plan. (SB866)

Introduced By

Sen. Ben Chafin (R-Lebanon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


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


Bill Has Failed


01/07/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15102399D
01/07/2015Referred to Committee on Finance
01/15/2015Impact statement from DPB (SB866)
01/26/2015Impact statement from DPB (SB866)
01/28/2015Reported from Finance with substitute (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2015Committee substitute printed 15104407D-S1
01/29/2015Incorporates SB1075
01/29/2015Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2015Read second time
01/30/2015Reading of substitute waived
01/30/2015Committee substitute agreed to 15104407D-S1
01/30/2015Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB866S1
02/02/2015Impact statement from DPB (SB866S1)
02/02/2015Read third time and passed Senate (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2015Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2015Passed Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2015Placed on Calendar
02/06/2015Read first time
02/06/2015Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/09/2015Assigned App. sub: Compensation and Retirement
02/24/2015Left in Appropriations