NU Online News Service, May 19, 2003, 5:23 p.m. EDT – Delaware Gov. Ruth Ann Minner, a Democrat, has signed a bill that requires state employees to take active steps to receive group life coverage.
The bill, H.B. 74, was introduced by Rep. William Oberle Jr., R-Beecher’s Lot, Del.
Up till now, the state has provided life coverage for employees almost automatically. Employees have had to expressly reject the coverage to get out of the program.