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Code of Virginia
Title 51.1. Pensions, Benefits, and Retirement
Chapter 5. Group Insurance Program
12/3/2020

§ 51.1-502. Eligible employees and officers.

The following persons are eligible to participate in the group insurance program:

1. Teachers.

2. State employees.

3. Members of the State Police Officers' Retirement System.

4. Members of the Judicial Retirement System.

5. Members of the Virginia Law Officers' Retirement System.

6. Regular full-time employees of a political subdivision participating in the Virginia Retirement System, subject to Board approval. In order for coverage to become effective, seventy-five percent of the eligible employees must elect to become covered on the effective date of coverage. Limitation of waiver of group insurance as provided in this chapter shall be in effect for all employees after the effective date of coverage.

7. Regular full-time employees of a local school board who participate in the retirement system of a local government which provides group life insurance for its employees under this chapter.

1960, c. 604, § 51-111.67:2; 1962, c. 542; 1968, c. 736; 1971, Ex. Sess., cc. 88, 185; 1972, c. 708; 1973, cc. 545, 546; 1974, cc. 353, 484; 1975, cc. 597, 611; 1976, c. 551; 1977, c. 620; 1980, c. 595; 1981, c. 478; 1982, cc. 467, 478; 1990, c. 832; 1992, c. 530; 2000, c. 911.

The chapters of the acts of assembly referenced in the historical citation at the end of this section may not constitute a comprehensive list of such chapters and may exclude chapters whose provisions have expired.