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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2842         FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2221

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Garrett J. Bradley

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
              Court assembled:

              The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act relative to health insurance for surviving spouses.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Garrett J. Bradley

3rd Plymouth

Thomas J. Calter

12th Plymouth


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2842        FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2221

By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2221) of Garrett J. Bradley and Thomas J. Calter relative to health insurance for surviving spouses under the retirement law.  Public Service. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 682 OF 2011-2012.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act relative to health insurance for surviving spouses.
 

              Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

              SECTION 1. Section 11 of chapter 32A of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out in line 6, the words "until the remarriage of said surviving spouse".

              SECTION 2.  Section 9B of chapter 32B of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out in lines 4 and 5, the words ",until the remarriage or death of said surviving spouse".

              SECTION 3.  The provisions of this act shall apply to surviving spouses of a deceased employee or retired employee, who remarried prior to the effective date of this act and whose insurance coverage, upon remarriage, was terminated under chapters 32A or 32B of the General Laws.

              SECTION 4.  The provisions of this act shall be prospective from the effective date of this act and shall not entitle any surviving spouse of a deceased employee or retired employee to any retroactive insurance coverage.

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