SECTION 1. Section 9B of chapter 32B of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting, at the end of the second paragraph, the following sentence:-
Upon the death of an employee or a retired employee the dependent may continue the group general or blanket insurance coverage for himself or his dependents providing hospital, surgical, medical, dental and other health benefits, in the event that the employee or retired employee was not married and said dependent or dependents are not the children of the surviving spouse.
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