2024 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Floor Approved)

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Ensure Oversight of Contract Solicitation (language only)

Item 75 #1h

Item 75 #1h

Administration of Health Insurance


Page 76, after line 6, insert

"H. At least 45 days prior to the solicitation of any contract for the health insurance program for state employees, the Department of Human Resource Management shall provide written notification to the Chair of the House Appropriations Committee, the Chair of the Senate Finance and Appropriations  Committee, and the Executive Secretary of the Supreme Court. The notice shall include any proposed changes to the health insurance program for state employees included in the solicitation and the justification for seeking such proposed change. If the Department of Human Resource Management receives notice of objection from any of the above listed Legislative or Judicial branch officials during the 45 days following such notice, the Department shall not implement any such proposed changes unless specifically authorized by the General Assembly."        


(This amendment includes language to ensure oversight of any proposed modifications to the state employee health insurance plan.)