Title 3: Executive
Chapter 21: INSURANCE BENEFITS
3 V.S.A. § 635a. Coverage; members of the general assembly
§ 635a. Coverage; members of the general assembly
(a) A member of the general assembly and a session employee of the legislature or the legislative council shall be eligible to participate in the group health insurance program provided in this chapter, or in any group dental insurance program negotiated in a collective bargaining agreement with state employees. Premiums shall be paid at the full actuarial rate by the legislator or employee with no contribution from the state and shall be deducted from compensation due for services rendered during the legislative session or assessed and paid directly by the legislator or employee.
(b) A person who elects to participate in the group health insurance program or in the group dental insurance program under this section shall notify the program's administrator, in writing, of such election. The enrollment period for persons electing under this section shall correspond with the enrollment period for state employees. (Added 1985, No. 225 (Adj. Sess.), § 24; amended 1989, No. 67, § 14; 2001, No. 142 (Adj. Sess.), § 51b.)