1.1    .................... moves to amend H.F. No. 3112 as follows:
1.2Page 3, line 31, after "(a)" insert "Except as provided in paragraph (k)"
1.3Page 3, line 34, after "(b)" insert "Except as provided in paragraph (k)"
1.4Page 5, after line 22, insert
1.5    "(k) Notwithstanding paragraphs (a) and (b), each employer shall determine whether
1.6its district will participate in coverage offered by the board and may opt-out of coverage
1.7by the board under this paragraph. The employer must exercise this opt-out option on
1.8or before July 1, 2009, on a form provided by the board. The district whose employer
1.9exercises this option is not eligible for membership under this section for six years after
1.10the first date upon which the board provides coverage. A district that opts-out may
1.11elect to have its employees receive coverage provided by the board, beginning after that
1.12six-year-period of ineligibility, and the employees of that district must be pooled and rated
1.13separately from other eligible employees for the following six years."