02RS HB801


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HB 801 (BR 2643) - C. Geveden, Ro. Adams

     AN ACT relating to state government.
     Amend KRS 6.145, relating to resignation of General Assembly members, to change gender-specific language.


     HCS - Delete original provisions and amend KRS 78.530 to provide that the Systems shall deny the petition for membership of any agency that does not have a contract with the state Personnel Cabinet to insure the agency's active employees in the state health insurance group; declare an emergency.

     HCA (1/Title, C. Geveden) - Make title amendment.

     HFA (1, R. Thomas) - Amend KRS 78.540 to allow persons who declined membership in CERS under the provisions of KRS 78.540(1) to elect to participate and purchase prior service by paying a delayed contribution payment.

     SCS - Retain original provisions, except exempt any county government entering the system between the effective date of this Act and July 1, 2003, from the requirement of denying the request of any agency not having an irrevocable contract with the Personnel Cabinet for health insurance coverage; change the date on which an employee must be employed in order to be eligible to purchase up to five years; allow Board of Trustees of the systems, based upon a favorable ruling of the IRS, to provide for the purchase of service credit under KRS 61.552 on a pre-tax basis.

     Feb 28-introduced in House
     Mar 1-to State Government (H); posted in committee
     Mar 12-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title)
     Mar 13-2nd reading, to Rules; floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
     Mar 14-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, March 15, 2002
     Mar 15-3rd reading, passed 91-0 with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title), floor amendment (1)
     Mar 18-received in Senate
     Mar 21-to State and Local Government (S)
     Mar 26-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Mar 27-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 29-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Friday, March 29, 2002; 3rd reading, passed 38-0 with Committee Substitute
     Apr 1-received in House; posted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute
     Apr 2-House concurred in Senate Committee Substitute ; passed 93-0; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Apr 9-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 270)

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