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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1913         FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1218

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Walter F. Timilty

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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 group health insurance for dependent children of deceased members.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Walter F. Timilty

7th Norfolk


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1913        FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1218

By Mr. Timilty of Milton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1218) of Walter F. Timilty relative to group health insurance for dependent children of deceased members or subscribers.  Financial Services. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 1052 OF 2009-2010.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act relative to group health insurance for dependent children of deceased members.
 

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

              Chapter 32B of the Massachusetts General Laws is hereby amended by adding the following section:-

               SECTION 9J.              If a member or subscriber to the group health insurance plan dies leaving dependents as defined in section 2 of Chapter 32B, such dependents shall remain eligible for the continuation of group coverage, notwithstanding the marital status of the member or subscriber.  

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