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HB 229 (BR 425) - M. Cherry, S. Santoro, A. Webb-Edgington, B. Yonts

     AN ACT relating to public employees.
     Amend KRS 15.400 to increase the maximum break in employment before loss of Peace Officer Professional Standards (POPS) certification from 60 to 100 days for those peace officers who were deemed to have met the standards by virtue of employment on December 1, 1998 and to provide individuals who retired with POPS certification on or after July 1, 2008, who are reemployed with a law enforcement agency within 100 days following the effective date of this Act with automatic POPS certification; amend KRS 18A.205 to provide that a retiree who has been reemployed in a full-time position within state government on or after September 1, 2008, shall be eligible for life insurance benefits; amend KRS 61.510 and 78.510 to provide that the retirement systems shall add one or more fiscal years to the final compensation calculation for employees participating in the Kentucky Employees Retirement System or the County Employees Retirement System on or after September 1, 2008, if the member does not have five complete fiscal years of service upon retirement; amend KRS 61.637 to make technical changes.


     HCS - Retain original povisions except to remove amendments to KRS 15.400 regarding POPS certification.
     SCS/LM/AA - Retain original provisions; amend KRS 78.530 to allow agencies that are established by a merger or interlocal agreement consisting of agencies who participated in the County Employees Retirement System (CERS) on or before April 9, 2002, to be exempt from the requirement of signing a contract for employee health insurance with the Personnel Cabinet as a condition of participation in CERS; apply the amendments to KRS 78.530 to existing agencies established before the effective date of the Act.

     Feb 1-introduced in House
     Feb 2-to State Government (H)
     Feb 8-posted in committee
     Feb 10-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 11-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 15, 2011
     Feb 15-3rd reading, passed 100-0 with Committee Substitute
     Feb 16-received in Senate
     Feb 18-to State & Local Government (S)
     Feb 28-taken from State & Local Government (S); 1st reading; returned to State & Local Government (S)
     Mar 1-taken from State & Local Government (S); 2nd reading; returned to State & Local Government (S)
     Mar 3-reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute ; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 3, 2011; 3rd reading, passed 29-6 with Committee Substitute
     Mar 4-received in House; posted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute ; House concurred in Senate Committee Substitute ; passed 97-0; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Mar 16-signed by Governor

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