SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION C

 

 

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:

 

ARTICLE XI

 

     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.