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The DC Code: § 32-706 Optional self-financed coverage: District of Columbia Employees Health Benefits Program.

Index32 Labor. (Refs & Annos)

District government employees enrolled in the District of Columbia Employees Health Benefits Program shall be allowed to purchase family health insurance coverage that would cover the employee's family members as defined in § 32- 701(7) in accordance with §§ 1-621.05, 1-621.06, and 1-621.07(a), (c), and (d).   A domestic partner shall not simultaneously be enrolled for individual and family member coverage.  The employee shall pay 25% of the cost of family health insurance coverage for the domestic partner or family members as defined in § 32-701(7), and the District government shall pay the remaining 75%.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 36-1406. Effect of Amendments D.C. Law 16-82 rewrote the section which had read as follows: "District government employees enrolled in the District of Columbia Employees Health Benefits Program shall be allowed to purchase family health insurance coverage that would cover the employee's family members as defined in § 32- 701(7) in accordance with §§ 1-621.05, 1-621.06, and 1-621.07(a), (c), and (d). A domestic partner shall not simultaneously be enrolled for individual and family member coverage. The employee shall assume the total additional cost of the family health insurance coverage for the domestic partner or family members as defined in § 32-701(7)." Legislative History of Laws For legislative history of D.C. Law 9-114, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 32-701. Law 16-82, the "Health Care Benefits Expansion Amendment Act of 2005", was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 16-129 which was referred to the Committee on Government Operations.  The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on December 6, 2005, and January 4, 2006, respectively.  Signed by the Mayor on January 26, 2006, it was assigned Act No. 16-268 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review.   D.C. Law 16-82 became effective on April 4, 2006. Miscellaneous Notes Section 7066 of D.C. Law 17-219 repealed section 3 of D.C. Law 16-82. DC CODE § 32-706 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(June 11, 1992, D.C. Law 9-114, § 7, 39 DCR 2861; April 4, 2006, D.C. Law 16-82, 53 DCR 1057.)