House Bill 271

Actions | Amendments
Last Action 03/27/20: signed by Governor
Title AN ACT relating to death-in-line-of-duty benefits and declaring an emergency.
Bill Documents Current
Introduced
Fiscal Impact Statements Actuarial Analysis
Local Mandate
Bill Request Number 944
Sponsors J. Blanton, C. Massey, S. Santoro
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 16.601 and 61.621 to remove provisions which reduce line of duty or duty-related death benefits upon remarriage; establish non-codified sections to: provide that an eligible surviving spouse who has subsequently remarried shall have their benefit increased; provide that an eligible surviving spouse of a member whose death was determined by the systems to be a direct result of an act in line of duty or a duty-related injury, but chose to receive monthly death benefits in lieu of line of duty benefits, shall receive line of duty or duty-related death monthly benefits; provide that Kentucky Retirement System shall establish process by which a surviving spouse of a member who died prior to retirement and prior to April 13, 2018, may apply for the line of duty death benefits; EMERGENCY.
Index Headings of Original Version Actuarial Analysis - Kentucky Retirement Systems, line-of-duty benefits, adjustment
Local Mandate - Kentucky Retirement Systems, line-of-duty benefits, adjustment
Effective Dates, Emergency - Retirement, adjustment of line-of-duty benefits
Local Government - Kentucky Retirement Systems, line-of-duty benefits, adjustment
Public Officers and Employees - Retirement, adjustment of line-of-duty benefits
Retirement and Pensions - Line of duty death benefits, adjustment of
State Agencies - Kentucky Retirement Systems, line-of-duty benefits, adjustment
Jump to Proposed Amendments House Floor Amendment 1
Votes Vote History

Actions

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01/16/20
  • introduced in House
01/21/20
  • to State Government (H)
01/28/20
  • posted in committee
01/30/20
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
  • floor amendment (1) filed
01/31/20
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
02/03/20
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 4, 2020
02/05/20
  • 3rd reading, passed 91-0 with floor amendment (1)
02/06/20
  • received in Senate
02/10/20
  • to State & Local Government (S)
03/17/20
  • taken from State & Local Government (S)
  • 1st reading
  • returned to State & Local Government (S)
03/18/20
  • reported favorably, 2nd reading, to Rules as a consent bill
03/19/20
  • posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 19, 2020
  • 3rd reading, passed 31-0
  • received in House
  • enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
  • enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
  • delivered to Governor
03/27/20
  • signed by Governor

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor J. Blanton
Summary Retains original provisions; provides that an eligible surviving spouse of a member who died in the line of duty, who remarried prior to April 13, 2018, shall have monthly benefit increased. EMERGENCY.
Index Headings Effective Dates, Emergency - Retirement, adjustment of line-of-duty benefits
Local Government - Kentucky Retirement Systems, adjust of line-of-duty benefits
Public Officers and Employees - Retirement, adjustment of line-of-duty benefits
Retirement and Pensions - Line of duty death benefits, adjustment of
State Agencies - Kentucky Retirement Systems, adjust of line-of-duty benefits

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