SENATE BILL NO. 157
AS AMENDED BY
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 2
AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 29 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE PUBLIC OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES HEALTHCARE INSURANCE PROGRAM.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE:
Section 1. Amend §5202(b), Title 29, Delaware Code by adding a new paragraph (h) as follows:
"(h) A survivor who is receiving a deceased pensioner’s retirement benefits in accordance with the State Employees’ pension plan under Chapters 53 and 55 of this Title, the State Police pension plan under Subchapter II and Subchapter III of Chapter 83 of Title 11, the pension plan for State Judiciary under Chapter 56 of this Title shall only be entitled to coverage for the survivor and any ‘eligible child dependent’ as defined in §5201(a) of this Title."
Section 2. Remarried surviving spouses of deceased pensioners receiving state share of health benefits for their spouse as of the date of enactment of this Act shall continue to be entitled to state share of health benefits coverage for that spouse.
Approved May 15, 2012