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HB 164/AA/CI (BR 346) - M. Cherry

     AN ACT relating to the transfer of faculty and staff providing educational services to Department of Corrections' inmates and declaring an emergency.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 196 to provide for the transfer of employees, funds, equipment, and supplies engaged in providing educational services and support to inmates from the Kentucky Community and Technical College System to the Department of Corrections, effective July 1, 2010; provide employees two benefit options and require them to choose an option by June 15, 2010, after counseling with the Department of Personnel, KCTCS, and applicable retirement systems; amend KRS 61.510 to define the membership date for former KCTCS employees who were participating in a qualified 403(b) defined contribution plan; amend KRS 61.592 to include positions filled by former KCTCS employees who choose to be employed by the department under the provisions of KRS Chapter 18A in the definition of "hazardous position"; exempt the department from the requirement of requesting hazardous duty coverage for those employees; amend KRS 161.220 to include former KCTCS employees who choose to retain their KCTCS benefits in the definition of "member"; provide that hazardous duty coverage, contributions, and benefits for employees who choose to be employed by the department under KRS Chapter 18A shall begin July 1, 2010, and continue while the employee is in a position providing educational service and support to inmates; EMERGENCY.

HB 164 - AMENDMENTS


     HCS/AA/CI - Create a new section of KRS Chapter 196 to provide for the transfer of employees who are engaged in providing educational services and support to inmates and who choose to transfer to the Department of Corrections, from the Kentucky Community and Technical College System to the Department of Corrections effective July 1, 2010; require them to choose whether to be transferred by June 15, 2010 after counseling with the Department of Personnel, KCTCS, and applicable retirement systems; provide employees who choose to transfer the choice of retirement benefits in either the Kentucky Teachers Retirement System or hazardous duty in the Kentucky Employees Retirement System; amend KRS 61.510 to define the membership date for former KCTCS employees who were participating in a qualified 403(b) defined contribution plan; amend KRS 61.592 to include positions filled by former KCTCS employees who choose to be employed by the department with hazardous duty retirement in the definition of "hazardous position", and to exempt the department from the requirement of requesting hazardous duty coverage for those employees; amend KRS 161.220 to include former KCTCS employees who choose to retain their KCTCS benefits in the definition of "member"; provide that hazardous duty coverage, contributions, and benefits for employees who choose to be employed by the department under the provisions of KRS Chapter 18A shall begin July 1, 2010 and continue while the employee is in a position providing educational service and support to inmates; emergency.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)

     Jan 5-introduced in House; to State Government (H)
     Feb 9-posted in committee
     Feb 18-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 19-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 23-taken from Rules Committee; placed in the Consent Orders of the Day
     Feb 24-3rd reading, passed 97-1 with Committee Substitute
     Feb 25-received in Senate
     Mar 1-to Education (S)
     Mar 18-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Mar 19-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 25-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Friday, March 26, 2010
     Mar 26-3rd reading, passed 38-0; received in House
     Mar 29-enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Apr 8-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 104)

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