January 19, 2011, Introduced by Senator JANSEN and referred to the Committee on Reforms, Restructuring and Reinventing.
A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the state
constitution of 1963, by adding section 9 to article XI, to provide
for establishing uniform cost allocation requirements for health
benefits for public employers.
Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the
state of Michigan, That the following amendment to the state
constitution of 1963, to provide for establishing uniform cost
allocation requirements for health benefits for public employers,
is proposed, agreed to, and submitted to the people of the state:
Sec. 9. The legislature may prescribe by law for cost
allocation requirements for health benefit plans for public
employees and officers and elected and appointed officials. The
state officer's compensation commission, the civil service
commission, merit systems for units of local government, and public
universities shall not adopt, and collective bargaining rights do
not extend to, health benefit plan requirements that differ from
those established by law under this section.
Resolved further, That the foregoing amendment shall be
submitted to the people of the state at the next general election
in the manner provided by law.