00RS HB318


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HB 318/AA (BR 837) - T. Feeley, B. Buckingham

     AN ACT relating to retirement.
     Amend KRS 61.637 to delete the provision that a person retired from a hazardous position who draws his or her retirement and then holds an elected city or county office may chose to continue to receive his or her pension and not contribute to the elected office's retirement system.


     HFA (1, J. Reinhardt) - Allow members retired from hazardous service who began service in an elected city or county office between July 15,1998, and the effective date of this Act, and who did not contribute to the County Employees Retirement System for the elected position to decide, within 60 days of the effective date of this Act, whether to participate in CERS or not for the elected service; allow those who do choose to participate to be able to buy the service between July 15, 1998, and the effective date of this Act.
     SFA (1/AA, W. Blevins) - Retain provisions of the bill and authorize that a member of the retirement system may purchase time as a District Court trial commissioner on a month for month basis.
     SFA (2, W. Blevins) - Amend KRS 61.510(5) to include a District Court Trial Commissioner in the definition of "employee."

     Jan 11-introduced in House
     Jan 12-to State Government (H)
     Feb 24-posted in committee
     Feb 29-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Mar 1-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 2-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, March 3, 2000
     Mar 3-floor amendment (1) filed
     Mar 6-3rd reading, passed 97-1 with floor amendment (1)
     Mar 7-received in Senate
     Mar 9-to State and Local Government (S)
     Mar 22-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Mar 23-2nd reading, to Rules; floor amendment (1) filed
     Mar 24-floor amendment (2) filed
     Mar 29-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 29, 2000; taken from the Consent Orders of the Day, placed in the Regular Orders of the Day
     Apr 11-returned to Rules

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