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Payroll Contribution for Group Health Insurance

Issued: July 29, 2011
Updated: Aug 30, 2013 – View Changes

FPP P.005


Applicable to

State agencies and institutions of higher education:

  • Excluding components of the University of Texas and Texas A&M Systems
  • Including public community and junior colleges


A provision in Senate Bill 1, 83rd Legislature, Regular Session, continues to require each state agency and institution of higher education (not including components of the University of Texas and Texas A&M Systems) to contribute an amount equal to 1.0 percent of the total base wages and salaries for each benefits-eligible employee to the Employees Retirement System's Group Benefits Program that began with the September 2011 pay period.

The Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts (Comptroller’s office) has published these rules and regulations to administer the program.

The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board administers the requirements of this section for public community and junior colleges.


The General Appropriations Act, Article IX, Section 17.05, for the 2014–15 biennium

Changes to this Document
08/30/2013 Updated through the acts of the 83rd Legislature, Regular Session.
Glenn Hegar
Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts
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