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HB 289/LM/AA (BR 25) - M. Cherry

     AN ACT relating to retirement.
     Amend KRS 6.525, 16.645, 61.690, 78.545 161.700, and 21.540 to require the Kentucky Employees Retirement System, the County Employees Retirement System, the State Police Retirement System, the Kentucky Teachers' Retirement System, the Legislators' Retirement Plan, and the Judicial Retirement Plan to honor qualified domestic relations orders if the orders meet the requirements established by the retirement systems or plan and by these sections; amend KRS 16.505, 61.510, 78.510, 161.220, and 21.540 to define a qualified domestic relations order as any judgment, decree, or order issued by a court or administrative agency which relates to the provision of child support, alimony payments, or marital property rights to an alternate payee and to define an alternate payee as a former spouse, child, or other dependent of a member or retired member of the retirement systems; amend KRS 161.620 to clarify that the minimum benefit payment will not apply if the order reduces the member's payment below the minimum; amend KRS 161.585 to provide procedures for responding to and providing testimony when an employee of the Kentucky Teachers' Retirement System is subpoenaed; amend KRS 161.700 to conform to KRS 403.190(4); amend KRS 21.540 to provide authorization for the Judicial Form Retirement System to promulgate administrative regulations.


     SCS/LM/AA - Retain original provisions except make technical amendments to KRS 161.585.

     Jan 20-introduced in House
     Jan 21-to State Government (H)
     Jan 26-posted in committee
     Feb 4-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 5-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 9-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 10, 2010
     Feb 11-3rd reading, passed 98-0
     Feb 12-received in Senate
     Feb 16-to State & Local Government (S)
     Mar 19-taken from committee; 1st reading; returned to State & Local Government (S)
     Mar 23-taken from committee; 2nd reading; returned to State & Local Government (S)
     Mar 25-reported favorably, to Rules as a Consent bill with Committee Substitute
     Apr 1-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Thursday, April 1, 2010; 3rd reading, passed 37-0 with Committee Substitute ; received in House; to Rules (H); placed in the Orders of the Day; House concurred in Senate Committee Substitute ; passed 97-0; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Apr 13-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 148)

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