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HB 153 / AA (BR 33) - J. Miller, M. Denham

     AN ACT relating to volunteer service with an employer participating in Kentucky Retirement Systems.
     Amend KRS 61.510 and 78.510 to provide that creditable compensation shall exclude nominal fees paid to volunteers of a participating agency who begin participating in the Kentucky Employees Retirement System and the County Employees Retirement System on or after August 1, 2016; define "volunteer" and "nominal fee"; amend KRS 61.637 to provide that retirees of Kentucky Retirement Systems who receive reimbursements of actual expenses or nominal fees for their volunteer services shall not be subject to the required breaks in employment and prohibitions on prearranged agreements prior to retirement if the retired member did not receive creditable compensation prior to retirement from the employer for which they are providing volunteer services, any reimbursements or nominal fees received prior to retirement have not been classified as creditable compensation or used to determine retirement benefits, the retired member has not purchased or received service credit for service with the participating employer for which he or she is providing volunteer services, and the retired member does not become an employee, leased employee, or independent contractor of the employer for which he or she is providing volunteer services for a period of at least 24 months.



     Dec 11, 2015 - Prefiled by the sponsor(s).
     Jan 05, 2016 - introduced in House; to State Government (H)
     Feb 02, 2016 - posted in committee
     Feb 11, 2016 - reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Feb 12, 2016 - 2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 16, 2016 - posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 18, 2016
     Feb 18, 2016 - 3rd reading, passed 95-0
     Feb 19, 2016 - received in Senate
     Feb 22, 2016 - to State & Local Government (S)
     Mar 16, 2016 - reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Mar 17, 2016 - 2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 18, 2016 - posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Monday, March 21, 2016 (Consent Orders #1)
     Mar 21, 2016 - 3rd reading, passed 38-0
     Mar 22, 2016 - received in House; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Apr 01, 2016 - signed by Governor (Acts, ch. 25)