SB 925 Modifies retirement benefits for newly elected members of the General Assembly and statewide elected officials
Sponsor: Emery
LR Number: 5498S.04I Fiscal Note not available
Committee: Rules, Joint Rules, Resolutions and Ethics
Last Action: 3/13/2014 - Second Read and Referred S Rules, Joint Rules, Resolutions and Ethics Committee Journal Page: S567
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Effective Date: August 28, 2014

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SB 925 - This act provides that statewide elected officials and members of the General Assembly serving for the first time on or after January 1, 2015, shall not be eligible to participate in the Year 2000 Retirement Plan. Such elected officials shall participate in a defined contribution plan established by the act.

Employers shall match a participant's contribution up to four percent of the participant's annual salary. Employers must also pickup and pay the participant's contributions in accordance with federal law.

Newly elected officials shall remain eligible for life insurance and health benefits, but will not be eligible for disability income benefits otherwise available for participants in the Year 2000 Retirement Plan.

This act is similar to SB 929 (2014) and HB 475 (2013).

JESSICA BAKER