File #: Int 0677-2022    Version: * Name: Health insurance for city employees.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Civil Service and Labor
On agenda: 9/14/2022
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to health insurance for city employees
Sponsors: Rita C. Joseph, Farah N. Louis, Lincoln Restler, Julie Won, Jennifer GutiƩrrez, Justin L. Brannan, Joseph C. Borelli
Council Member Sponsors: 7
Summary: This bill would require city agencies to make best efforts to expedite the processing of health insurance coverage for city employees who transfer employment from one agency to another, to avoid any lapses in health insurance coverage during such transfer of employment.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 677, 2. Int. No. 677, 3. September 14, 2022 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 9-14-22

Int. No. 677

 

By Council Members Joseph, Louis, Restler, Won, Gutiérrez, Brannan and Borelli

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to health insurance for city employees

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Section 12-126.3 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as added by local law number 4 for the year 2000, is redesignated section 12-126.4.

§ 2. Chapter 1 of title 12 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 12-126.5 to read as follows:

§ 12-126.5 Continuation of health insurance for city employees. a. Definitions. As used in this section, the following terms have the following meanings:

Agency. The term “agency” means a city, county, borough or other office, position, administration, department, division, bureau, board or commission, or a corporation, institution or agency of government, the expenses of which are paid in whole or in part from the city treasury.

City employee. The term “city employee” means a person who is employed by an agency and paid from the city treasury.

b. Health insurance coverage. Each agency shall make best efforts to expedite all processes related to providing and continuing health insurance coverage for city employees who transfer employment from one agency to another, in order to prevent any lapses in health insurance coverage during such transfer of employment.

§ 3. This local law takes effect 60 days after it becomes law.

 

 

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