1.1.................... moves to amend H.F. No. 866 as follows:
1.2Page 3, line 8, before "A" insert "(a)"
1.3Page 3, after line 11, insert:
1.4"(b) Notwithstanding paragraph (a), each employer shall determine whether its
1.5district will participate in coverage offered by the program and may opt-out of coverage
1.6by the program. The employer must exercise this opt-out option on or before July 1,
1.72010, on a form provided by the program. The district whose employer exercises this
1.8option is not eligible for coverage under this subdivision for six years after the first date
1.9upon which the program provides coverage. A district that opts out may elect to have its
1.10employees receive coverage provided by the program, beginning after that six-year period
1.11of ineligibility, and the employees of that district must be pooled and rated separately from
1.12other eligible employees for the following six years."