CHAPTER 792

SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION No. 17

As Amended by

HOUSE AMENDMENT No. 2

PROVIDING FOR A JOINT COMMITTEE OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO STUDY AND RECOMMEND LEGISLATION PROVIDING FOR GROUP LIFE INSURANCE FOR STATE EMPLOYEES.

WHEREAS, Government and industry have long recognized the concept of "fringe benefits" to their employees with respect to retirement, health and life insurance programs; and

WHEREAS, the State of Delaware recently made a tremendous stride forward in its passage of a health care insurance program for its employees; and

WHEREAS, members of the 125th General Assembly wish to study, evaluate and recommend legislation with respect to group life insurance, the fees of which are to be on a matching basis;

NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT RESOLVED by the Senate of the 125th General Assembly of the State of Delaware, the House of Representatives concurring therein, that a joint committee be established to study and recommend legislation relating to group life insurance for state employees to be composed of the Budget Director, State Insurance Commissioner, two members of the Senate to be appointed by the President Pro Tern, two members of the House of Representatives to be appointed by the Speaker. The chairman shall be elected by a majority of the members of the committee.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the committee shall report its findings to the General Assembly not later than April 30, 1971.

Approved July 14, 1970.