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1. A temporary employee employed before August 1, 2007, may elect to participate in the uniform group insurance program by completing the necessary enrollment forms and qualifying under the medical underwriting requirements of the program if such election is made before January 1, 2015, and if the temporary employee is participating in the uniform group insurance program on January 1, 2015.
2. In order for a temporary employee employed after July 31, 2007, to qualify to participate in the uniform group insurance program, the employee must be employed at least twenty hours per week; must be employed at least twenty weeks each year of employment; must make the election to participate before January 1, 2015; and must be participating in the uniform group insurance program as of January 1, 2015.
3. A temporary employee first employed after December 31, 2014, or any temporary employee employed before the effective date of this section but not participating in the uniform group insurance program on the effective date of this section of this Act, does not qualify to participate in the uniform group insurance program, unless the employee is employed at least thirty hours per week for at least twenty weeks each year of employment. Notwithstanding contrary provisions of this subsection, a temporary employee participating in the uniform group insurance program on the effective date of this section remains eligible through the end of the calendar year during which the effective date of this section occurs and after that calendar year the temporary employee is subject to the eligibility provisions of subsection 1, 2, or 3, as applicable.
4. Monthly, the temporary employee or the temporary employee's employer shall pay to the board the premiums in effect for the coverage being provided. An employer may pay health or life insurance premiums for a permanent employee on an unpaid leave of absence. A political subdivision, department, board, or agency may make a contribution for coverage under this section.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - North Dakota Century Code Title 54. State Government § 54-52.1-03.4. (Contingent effective date - see note) Temporary employees and employees on unpaid leave of absence - last updated January 01, 2020 | https://codes.findlaw.com/nd/title-54-state-government/nd-cent-code-sect-54-52-1-03-4-nr2.html
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