CHAPTER 403

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 365

AS AMENDED BY SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 72, TITLE 18 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO SMALL EMPLOYER HEALTH INSURANCE.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE:

Section 1. Amend Chapter 72, §7202(7), Title 18, Delaware Code by striking therefrom the word "gender,".

Section 2. Amend Chapter 72, §7202(29), Title 18, Delaware Code by

striking the word and number "twenty-five (25>" as they appear therein and by substituting in lieu thereof the word and number "fifty (50)".

Section 3. Amend Chapter 72, §7207(a)(3), Title 18, Delaware Code by

striking the word and number two (2)" as they appear therein and by

substituting in lieu thereof the word and number "one (1)".

Section 4. Amend Chapter 72, §7207(c)(4)c., Title 18, Delaware Code by

inserting the phrase "or other qualifying existing coverage" immediately after the phrase "through a spouse" as it appears therein.

Section 5. Amend Chapter 72, §7207(d)(2), Title 18, Delaware Code by

striking the word and number "twenty-five (25>" as they appear therein and by substituting in lieu thereof the word and number "fifty (50)".

Section 6. Amend Chapter 72, §7209(c), Title 18, Delaware Code by striking said subsection in its entirety and by redesignating the remaining subsections accordingly.

Section 7. Amend Chapter 72, §7210(c)(1), Title 18, Delaware Code by

striking said paragraph in its entirety and by substituting in lieu thereof the following:

The Program shall operate subject to the supervision and control of the board. Subject to the provisions of paragraph (2) of this subsection the board shall consist of nine (9) members appointed by the Governor. Of the 9 members appointed by the Governor, at least 1 shall be a resident of each county. No more than 5 of the board members shall be of the same political Party."

Approved July 13, 1994.