Public Laws

124th Legislature

First Regular Session


Parts: A B C D E F G H I J

Chapter 244

H.P. 821 - L.D. 1180

PART F

Sec. F-1. 24-A MRSA 2701, sub-2, C, as amended by PL 2005, c. 121, Pt. B, 1, is further amended to read:

C.Sections 2736, 2736-A, 2736-B and 2736-C apply to:

(1) Association groups as defined by section 2805-A, except associations of employers as to any employer subgroups of the association group when the employer is a member of the group and provides coverage through the group as a bona fide employee benefit;

(1-A) Credit union groups as defined by section 2807-A; and

(2) Other groups as defined by section 2808, except employee leasing companies registered pursuant to Title 32, chapter 125. :

(a) Employee leasing companies registered pursuant to Title 32, chapter 125; and

(b) As to any employer subgroups of the other group when the employer provides coverage to its employees through the group as a bona fide employee benefit.

Sec. F-2. 24-A MRSA 2808-B, sub-1, H, as amended by PL 1997, c. 445, 13 and affected by 32, is further amended to read:

H."Subgroup" means an employer with 50 or fewer employees within an association, a multiple employer trust, a private purchasing alliance or any similar subdivision of a larger group covered by a single group health policy or contract. For group policies issued to an employee leasing company as defined in Title 32, chapter 125, each client having 50 or fewer employees is considered a separate subgroup.

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