2009 Senate Joint Resolution P

Give legislature authority on government employee benefit co-pays

Introduced in the Senate

Dec. 17, 2009

Introduced by Sen. Mark Jansen (R-28)

To place before voters in the next general election a Constitutional amendment that would give the legislature final authority over the employee/employer cost sharing allocation for all government employee health insurance fringe benefits (including that of state office holders). Provisions that allowed for lower employee cost sharing than permitted by the legislature would not be enforceable, whether they were established by the State Officers Compensation Commission, the Civil Service Commission or a union collective bargaining agreement.

Referred to the Committee on Government Operations and Reform

Jan. 26, 2010

Referred to the Committee on Reforms, Restructuring, and Reinventing