2012 US Code
Title 29 - Labor
Chapter 8 - FAIR LABOR STANDARDS (§§ 201 - 219)
Section 218a - Automatic enrollment for employees of large employers
|Publication Title||United States Code, 2012 Edition, Title 29 - LABOR|
|Category||Bills and Statutes|
|Collection||United States Code|
|SuDoc Class Number||Y 1.2/5:|
|Contained Within||Title 29 - LABOR |
CHAPTER 8 - FAIR LABOR STANDARDS
Sec. 218a - Automatic enrollment for employees of large employers
|Laws in Effect as of Date||January 15, 2013|
|Source Credit||June 25, 1938, ch. 676, §18A, as added Pub. L. 111-148, title I, §1511, Mar. 23, 2010, 124 Stat. 252.|
|Statutes at Large Reference||124 Stat. 252|
|Public Law Reference||Public Law 111-148|
§218a. Automatic enrollment for employees of large employers
In accordance with regulations promulgated by the Secretary, an employer to which this chapter applies that has more than 200 full-time employees and that offers employees enrollment in 1 or more health benefits plans shall automatically enroll new full-time employees in one of the plans offered (subject to any waiting period authorized by law) and to continue the enrollment of current employees in a health benefits plan offered through the employer. Any automatic enrollment program shall include adequate notice and the opportunity for an employee to opt out of any coverage the individual or employee were 1 automatically enrolled in. Nothing in this section shall be construed to supersede any State law which establishes, implements, or continues in effect any standard or requirement relating to employers in connection with payroll except to the extent that such standard or requirement prevents an employer from instituting the automatic enrollment program under this section.
(June 25, 1938, ch. 676, §18A, as added Pub. L. 111–148, title I, §1511, Mar. 23, 2010, 124 Stat. 252.)
1 So in original. Probably should be “was”.
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