2006 Utah Code - 49-21-201 — Program membership -- Eligibility.

     49-21-201.   Program membership -- Eligibility.
     (1) The state shall cover all of its eligible employees under this chapter.
     (2) Except as provided under Subsections (5), (6), and (7), all other employers may provide coverage for their eligible employees under this chapter.
     (3) If an employer elects to cover any of its eligible employees under this chapter, all of its eligible employees shall be covered.
     (4) Nothing in this chapter requires any employer other than the state to cover its eligible employees under this chapter.
     (5) Firefighter service employees, as defined under Section 49-16-102, are not eligible for coverage under this chapter.
     (6) Public safety service employees, as defined in Sections 49-14-102 and 49-15-102, who are covered under a long-term disability program offered by an employer which is substantially similar to this program are not eligible for coverage under this chapter.
     (7) Legislators are not eligible for coverage under this chapter.

Renumbered and Amended by Chapter 250, 2002 General Session

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