Michigan Legislative Retirement System Act (Excerpt) Act 261 Of 1957

Published: 2015

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Act 261 of 1957

38.1050b Hospitalization, medical, dental, and vision coverage; purchase; payment of premiums; manner.

Sec. 50b.

(1) For a retirant or a survivor or beneficiary of a deceased retirant, or for a deferred vested member if that deferred vested member first became a member on or before January 1, 1995, the retirement system shall purchase and pay the premium for hospitalization and medical insurance coverage and dental and vision coverage for the retirant, deferred vested member, and the spouses, eligible children, and survivors of those retirants and deferred vested members. Except as otherwise provided in this section, the retirement system shall provide hospitalization and medical insurance coverage and dental and vision insurance coverage under this section at a level that is equal to or greater than the level of insurance coverage under this section in effect on December 1, 1992. The retirement board may increase the amounts each person who is enrolled in insurance coverage under this section is required to pay for co-pays or deductibles under that insurance coverage.

(2) On and after March 31, 1997, the retirement system shall also pay health insurance premiums described in this section in the manner prescribed in section 79.

History: Add. 1968, Act 229, Eff. July 1, 1968


Am. 1970, Act 237, Imd. Eff. Jan. 1, 1971


Am. 1978, Act 560, Imd. Eff. Dec. 27, 1978


Am. 1987, Act 58, Imd. Eff. June 23, 1987


Am. 1994, Act 359, Eff. Dec. 31, 1994


Am. 1996, Act 486, Eff. Mar. 31, 1997


Am. 1998, Act 501, Imd. Eff. Jan. 5, 1999
Compiler's Notes: Section 2 of Act 486 of 1996 provides:“Section 2. If any section or part of a section of this act is for any reason held to be invalid or unconstitutional, the holding does not affect the validity of the remaining sections of this act or the act in its entirety.”

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