05RS HB12

HB12

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HB 12/LM/AA (BR 102) - B. Yonts, J. Bowen

     AN ACT relating to retirement.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 61 to prohibit public agencies from rehiring a person retired from the agency within one year except through a competitive hiring process; exempt local school districts and postsecondary education institutions from the provisions; amend KRS 61.637, relating to reemployment after retirement, to void the retirement of an elected official who resigns from office and is reemployed in an elected position contributing to the same retirement system within 12 months; require member to repay benefits received and to contribute to previous retirement account; apply provisions to elected officials who retire after effective date of the Act; amend KRS 64.5275 to provide that county judges/executives, county clerks, jailers, and sheriffs who are reemployed in their same position within twelve months of retirement shall be paid in accordance with Step I of the salary schedule.

HB 12 - AMENDMENTS


     HFA (1, B. Yonts) - Amend to specify that employment restrictions do not apply to public agencies employing retirees from another public agency; amend to specify that restriction on retirement allowance of an elected official who resigns and retires from an elected position does not apply where the elected official completes one elected position and then is elected to another position.

     HFA (2, B. Yonts) - Amend to specify that employment restrictions do not apply to public agencies employing retirees from another public agency; amend to limit reemployment restrictions to same position; amend to specify that restriction on retirement allowance of an elected official who resigns and retires from an elected position does not apply if the elected official completes one elected position and is elected to another elected position.

     HFA (3, B. Yonts) - Amend to specify that employment restrictions do not apply to public agencies employing retirees from another public agency; amend to limit reemployment restrictions to same position; amend to specify that restriction on retirement allowance of an elected official who resigns and retires from an elected position does not apply if the elected official completes one elected position and is elected to another elected position.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)

     Jan 4-introduced in House
     Jan 6-to State Government (H)
     Feb 4-posted in committee
     Feb 8-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 9-2nd reading, to Rules; floor amendment (1) filed
     Feb 10-floor amendment (2) filed; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, February 11, 2005
     Feb 11-floor amendment (3) filed
     Feb 15-3rd reading, passed 82-5 with floor amendment (3)
     Feb 16-received in Senate
     Feb 22-to State and Local Government (S)


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