Health insurance for local employees. (SB675)

Introduced By

Sen. Ben Chafin (R-Lebanon) with support from co-patron Sen. Frank Ruff (R-Clarksville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Health insurance for local employees. Allows local school boards and local governing bodies 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. The local school boards and governing bodies 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. The school board and governing body of a given locality must both elect to participate in the state plan in order for their employees to participate. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/19/2016Presented and ordered printed 16104479D
01/19/2016Referred to Committee on Finance
02/01/2016Impact statement from DPB (SB675)
02/10/2016Stricken from docket by Finance (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)


David Eaton writes:

Due to the decline of coal severance tax in our community the savings would be a great help..David