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Bill Number: 1079 Ratification Number: 574 Act Number 509 Introducing Body: Senate Subject: Provide the retirement system to develop an optional long term care insurance program
(A509, R574, S1079)
AN ACT TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 9-1-70 TO ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 1, TITLE 9, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE RETIREMENT SYSTEM TO DEVELOP AN OPTIONAL LONG TERM CARE INSURANCE PROGRAM.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Article 1, Chapter 1, Title 9 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 9-1-70. The Retirement System shall develop an optional long term care insurance program for active and retired members of the system, and the member shall pay the full insurance premium."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.