HB 471 (BR 1642) - J. Gooch Jr.
AN ACT relating to the Kentucky firefighters foundation employer reimbursement fund and making an appropriation therefor.
Create a new section of KRS 95A.200 to 95A.300 to provide for the creation of the Kentucky firefighters foundation employer reimbursement fund that reimburses local governments for the cost of employer contributions paid by them to a defined benefit pension plan as a result of a settlement or order from a court of law or the Labor Cabinet that require the payment of back overtime wages for scheduled overtime on the firefighters supplement; provide for the administration of the fund, and that the fund will close on June 30, 2017; amend KRS 95A.220 to require that moneys remaining in the firefighters foundation program fund at the end of the fiscal year are to be transferred to the Kentucky firefighters foundation employer reimbursement fund; amend KRS 95A.260 to specify use of the funds; amend KRS 95A.270 to specify distribution of the employers fund; amend KRS 95A.210 to define "fund" and "employers fund"; amend KRS 136.392 to allow use of surcharge moneys to be used for employers fund.
Feb 24-introduced in House
Feb 27-to Local Government (H)