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A31, R50, S586
Sponsors: Senators Hayes, O'Dell, Verdin, Shoopman, Nicholson, Elliott, L. Martin, Coleman, Ford, Cromer, Alexander and Knotts
Document Path: l:\council\bills\dka\3511sd11.docx
Companion/Similar bill(s): 3929
Introduced in the Senate on February 17, 2011
Introduced in the House on April 26, 2011
Last Amended on May 3, 2011
Passed by the General Assembly on May 11, 2011
Governor's Action: May 23, 2011, Vetoed
Legislative veto action(s): Veto overridden
Summary: State health and dental plans
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2/17/2011 Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 5) 2/17/2011 Senate Referred to Committee on Finance (Senate Journal-page 5) 3/9/2011 Senate Committee report: Favorable Finance 4/19/2011 Senate Amended (Senate Journal-page 24) 4/19/2011 Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 24) 4/19/2011 Senate Roll call Ayes-31 Nays-9 (Senate Journal-page 24) 4/20/2011 Senate Read third time and sent to House (Senate Journal-page 15) 4/26/2011 House Introduced, read first time, placed on calendar without reference (House Journal-page 20) 4/28/2011 House Debate adjourned until Tuesday, May 3, 2011 (House Journal-page 16) 5/3/2011 House Requests for debate-Rep(s). Norman (House Journal-page 17) 5/3/2011 House Amended (House Journal-page 17) 5/3/2011 House Read second time (House Journal-page 17) 5/3/2011 House Roll call Yeas-82 Nays-15 (House Journal-page 17) 5/4/2011 House Read third time and returned to Senate with amendments (House Journal-page 14) 5/11/2011 Senate Concurred in House amendment and enrolled (Senate Journal-page 19) 5/11/2011 Senate Roll call Ayes-27 Nays-6 (Senate Journal-page 19) 5/17/2011 Ratified R 50 5/23/2011 Vetoed by Governor 5/25/2011 Senate Veto overridden by originating body Ayes-32 Nays-7 (Senate Journal-page 38) 5/26/2011 House Veto overridden Yeas-96 Nays-12 (House Journal-page 27) 6/1/2011 Effective date 05/26/11 6/20/2011 Act No. 31
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(A31, R50, S586)
AN ACT TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 1-11-715 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE EMPLOYEE INSURANCE PROGRAM OF THE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD IS DIRECTED TO DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENT, FOR EMPLOYEES AND THEIR SPOUSES WHO PARTICIPATE IN THE HEALTH PLANS OFFERED BY THE EMPLOYEE INSURANCE PROGRAM, AN INCENTIVE PLAN TO ENCOURAGE PARTICIPATION IN PROGRAMS OFFERED BY THE EMPLOYEE INSURANCE PROGRAM THAT PROMOTE HEALTH AND THE PREVENTION OF DISEASE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE EMPLOYEE INSURANCE PROGRAM IS FURTHER DIRECTED TO IMPLEMENT A PREMIUM REDUCTION OR OTHER FINANCIAL INCENTIVE, BEGINNING ON JANUARY 1, 2012, FOR THOSE EMPLOYEES AND THEIR SPOUSES WHO PARTICIPATE IN THESE PROGRAMS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 1-11-720, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO ENTITIES WHOSE EMPLOYEES, RETIREES, AND THEIR DEPENDENTS ARE ELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE IN THE STATE HEALTH AND DENTAL INSURANCE PLANS, SO AS TO REVISE THE ELIGIBILITY PROVISIONS APPLICABLE TO SPECIAL PURPOSE DISTRICTS BY INCLUDING DISTRICTS WHICH PROVIDE SANITATION SERVICES AND TO EXTEND THIS ELIGIBILITY TO JOINT AGENCIES ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 23, TITLE 6.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Incentive plan and premium reduction
SECTION 1. Article 5, Chapter 11, Title 1 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 1-11-715. The Employee Insurance Program of the Budget and Control Board is directed to develop and implement, for employees and their spouses who participate in the health plans offered by the Employee Insurance Program, an incentive plan to encourage participation in programs offered by the Employee Insurance Program that promote health and the prevention of disease. The Employee Insurance Program is further directed to implement a premium reduction or other financial incentive, beginning on January 1, 2012, for those employees and their spouses who participate in these programs."
Sanitation services added
SECTION 2. Section 1-11-720(A)(7) of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"(7) special purpose districts created by act of the General Assembly that provide gas, water, fire, sewer, recreation, hospital, or sanitation service, or any combination of these services;"
Joint agencies added
SECTION 3. Section 1-11-720(A) of the 1976 Code, as last amended by Act 353 of 2008, is further amended by adding an appropriately numbered item at the end to read:
"( ) joint agencies established pursuant to Chapter 23, Title 6."
SECTION 4. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 17th day of May, 2011.
Vetoed by the Governor -- 5/23/2011.
Veto overridden by Senate -- 5/25/2011.
Veto overridden by House -- 5/26/2011.
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