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Rep. Andy Kerr
HOUSE MAJORITY COMMUNICATIONS
Kerr Bill Helping Small Business Employees Get Life Insurance Passes Final House Vote
(Denver) – Rep. Andy Kerr’s (D-Lakewood) House Bill 1203 will change the minimum number of lives requirement from the group life insurance statute from three to one, allowing small businesses and sole proprietors to offer group life insurance coverage to their employees.
The bill passed a final House vote today 59-3, with 3 excused.
“This bill is a win-win for small business owners and employees,” said Rep. Kerr, “because it expands affordable options for coverage.”
HB 1203 is sponsored by Pat Steadman (D-Denver) in the Senate.