House Bill 261

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Last Action 02/25/21: reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
Title AN ACT relating to fraud against the Kentucky Public Pensions Authority.
Bill Documents Introduced
Fiscal Impact Statement Actuarial Analysis
Bill Request Number 808
Sponsors J. Miller, C. Massey
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 61.685 to make a person liable for civil penalties if he or she knowingly submits false or fraudulent claims or fails to report or remit required money, records, or property to the Kentucky Public Pensions Authority (KPPA) in order to obtain retirement benefits from any of the retirement systems administered by the KPPA; define "person" and "knowingly" for purposes of the Act; provide civil penalties, including restitution of the payments received as a result of fraud, a penalty of as much as 3 times the amount of the excess payments, a penalty of $500 for each false or fraudulent claim submitted, and recovery of all legal fees and costs of the investigation and enforcement of civil remedies; require that, at the request of the KPPA, the Attorney General investigate and enforce the provisions of this Act and may recover the reasonable costs of litigation as determined by the court and provided by KRS 48.005; provide that civil payments, costs, and interest be made payable to the State Treasurer and remitted to the KPPA for deposit in the affected systems' trusts consistent with the methods used to distribute administrative expenses between the trusts; provide that the remedies provided by this Act be separate from and cumulative to any other remedy available to the KPPA.
Index Headings of Original Version Retirement and Pensions - KY Public Pensions Authority, fraudulent claims to obtain benefits, penalties for
State Agencies - KY Public Pensions Authority, employer and employee contributions, failure to report and deliver
State Agencies - KY Retirement Systems, fraudulent claims to obtain benefits, penalties for
State Employees - KY Retirement Systems, fraudulent claims to obtain benefits, penalties for
Attorney General - Retirement and pensions, fraudulent claims to obtain benefits, investigation and enforcement of
Counties - Co. Employees Retirement System, penalties for fraudulent claims to obtain benefits
Actuarial Analysis - KY Retirement Systems, fraudulent claims to obtain benefits, penalties for

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01/12/21
  • introduced in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)
02/11/21
  • to State Government (H)
02/24/21
  • posted in committee
02/25/21
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar


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