3501.141 Insurance coverage of board members and employees.

(A) The board of elections of any county may contract, purchase, or otherwise procure and pay all or any part of the cost of group insurance policies that may provide benefits for hospitalization, surgical care, major medical care, disability, dental care, eye care, medical care, hearing aids, or prescription drugs, and that may provide sickness and accident insurance, or group life insurance, or a combination of any of the foregoing types of insurance or coverage for the full-time employees of such board and their immediate dependents, whether issued by an insurance company or a health insuring corporation, duly authorized to do business in this state. The authority granted under this division applies only when the board of county commissioners, by resolution, denies coverage described in this division to full-time employees of the board of elections.

(B) The board of elections of any county, with the approval of the board of county commissioners, may procure and pay all or any part of the cost of group hospitalization, surgical, major medical, or sickness and accident insurance or a combination of any of the foregoing types of insurance or coverage for the members appointed to the board of elections under section 3501.06 of the Revised Code and their immediate dependents when each member's term begins, whether issued by an insurance company or a health insuring corporation, duly authorized to do business in this state.

Cite as R.C. § 3501.141

History. Effective Date: 06-04-1997; 09-29-2005