41.05.090  <<  41.05.095 >>   41.05.100

Coverage for dependents under the age of twenty-six.

(1) Any plan offered to employees under this chapter must offer each employee the option of covering any dependent of the employee under the age of twenty-six.
(2) Coverage must terminate upon attainment of age twenty-six except in the case of a child who is and continues to be both (a) incapable of self-sustaining employment by reason of a developmental disability or physical handicap and (b) chiefly dependent upon the employee for support and maintenance, provided proof of such incapacity and dependency is furnished by the employee within sixty days of the child's attainment of age twenty-six and subsequently as may be required by the authority, but not more frequently than annually after the two-year period following the child's attainment of age twenty-six.

NOTES:

Purpose2010 c 94: See note following RCW 44.04.280.
Effective date2007 c 259 §§ 18-22: "Sections 18 through 22 of this act take effect January 1, 2009." [ 2007 c 259 § 72.]
SeverabilitySubheadings not law2007 c 259: See notes following RCW 41.05.033.
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