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SB 7/AA (BR 83) - C. McDaniel, C. Girdler, D. Givens, M. McGarvey, D. Parrett

     AN ACT relating to retirement benefits for legislators.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 45A to prohibit public employers in the Commonwealth from purchasing, acquiring, furnishing, or requiring an employee to purchase or acquire uniforms, wearing apparel, safety equipment, or protective accessories not manufactured in the United States of America, unless such items are not manufactured or available for purchase in the United States; permit public employers to purchase uniforms and safety equipment manufactured outside the United States if similar items are only available from one United States manufacturer and the price is substantially higher than comparable foreign-made items; require public employers who provide stipends to employees to purchase uniforms or safety equipment to encourage employees to purchase items made in the United States; require public employers that produce an annual report or audit to include information about the purchase of uniforms or safety equipment made in the United States in those documents; require the Department for Local Government to develop and publish guidelines for local governments regarding the purchase of uniforms and safety equipment made in the United States.

SB 7 - AMENDMENTS


     SCS (1/AA) - Delete original provisions, except, create a new section of KRS 61.510 to 61.705 to prohibit future members of the General Assembly from participating in the Kentucky Employees Retirement System unless they participated in the Kentucky Employees Retirement System as a member of the General Assembly prior to July 1, 2013; allow current members of the General Assembly participating in the Kentucky Employees Retirement System to make a one-time election to discontinue participation subject to a favorable ruling from the Internal Revenue Service; amend KRS 6.505 to close the Legislators' Retirement Plan to new members effective July 1, 2013, and to allow current members of the General Assembly participating in the Legislators' Retirement Plan to make a one-time election to discontinue participation subject to a favorable ruling from the Internal Revenue Service; amend KRS 6.525 to allow members of the Legislators' Retirement Plan contributing to the plan prior to July 1, 2013, to make a one-time election to have their benefits from the Legislators' Retirement Plan based solely on their legislative salary; amend KRS 61.510 and 61.680 to conform.
     SCS (2/AA) - Delete original provisions; amend KRS 6.525 to prohibit members in the Legislators' Retirement Plan who begin contributing on or after July 1, 2013, from consolidating their accounts with the Kentucky Employees Retirement Plans and the Kentucky Teachers' Retirement Plan, to allow members contributing to the plan prior to July 1, 2013, to make a one-time election to have their benefits from the Legislators' Retirement Plan based solely on their legislative salary, to require members who begin contributing on or after July 1, 2013, who have an account in the Legislators' Retirement Plan and the Judicial Retirement Plan to combine their service in both plans for purpose of determining eligibility and the amount of benefits, except the salary used to determine the final compensation shall be based solely on the creditable compensation earned while serving as a member of the General Assembly.
     SCA (1/Title, J. Bowen) - Make title amendment.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)

     Jan 8-introduced in Senate
     Jan 10-to State & Local Government (S)
     Feb 5-taken from State & Local Government (S); 1st reading; returned to State & Local Government (S)
     Feb 12-taken from State & Local Government (S); 2nd reading; returned to State & Local Government (S)
     Feb 20-reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title)
     Feb 21-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, February 22, 2013
     Feb 22-passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
     Feb 25-passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
     Feb 26-taken from the Regular Orders of the Day; recommitted to State & Local Government (S)
     Feb 27-reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute (2) ; placed in the Orders of the Day; 3rd reading; Committee Substitute (1) withdrawn; passed 37-0 with Committee Substitute (2), committee amendment (1-title)
     Feb 28-received in House
     Mar 4-to State Government (H)

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