Senate Bill 169

Actions | Amendments
Last Action 03/24/21: signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 106)
Title AN ACT relating to duty-related disability benefits.
Bill Documents Current/Final
Introduced
Fiscal Impact Statements Actuarial Analysis
Local Mandate
Additional Fiscal Impact Statements Exist
Bill Request Number 1172
Sponsors C. McDaniel, R. Alvarado, M. McGarvey, M. Nemes, P. Wheeler, D. Yates
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 16.582 and 61.621 to increase minimum total and permanent in line of duty or duty-related disability benefits payable to a member of any of the systems administered by the Kentucky Retirement Systems from 25% to 75% of the member's monthly average pay; amend KRS 16.505, 61.510, and 78.510 to define "monthly average pay" as it relates to total and permanent line of duty and duty-related disability benefits; amend KRS 16.505 to amend the definition of "dependent child" as it relates to total and permanent line of duty or duty-related disability; amend KRS 61.702 to ensure full hospital and medical insurance benefits for the member, spouse, and dependents of a member who has a total and permanent in line of duty or duty-related disability; provide for prospective adjustments in benefits for those eligible members who were totally and permanently disabled in line of duty or due to a duty-related injury.
Index Headings of Original Version Peace Officers and Law Enforcement - Line of duty, disability benefits, adjustment of
Public Officers and Employees - Line of duty, disability benefits, adjustment of
Retirement and Pensions - Line of duty, disability benefits, adjustment of
Retroactive Legislation - Line of duty, disability benefits, adjustment of
Actuarial Analysis - Line of duty, disability benefits, adjustment of
Local Mandate - Line of duty, disability benefits, adjustment of
Jump to Proposed Amendments Senate Committee Substitute 1 with Fiscal Impact Statements
House Committee Substitute 1 with Fiscal Impact Statements
House Floor Amendment 1
Votes Vote History

Actions

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02/04/21
  • introduced in Senate
  • to Committee on Committees (S)
02/09/21
  • to State & Local Government (S)
02/25/21
  • taken from State & Local Government (S)
  • 1st reading
  • returned to State & Local Government (S)
02/26/21
  • taken from State & Local Government (S)
  • 2nd reading
  • returned to State & Local Government (S)
03/01/21
  • reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute (1) as a consent bill
  • posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 2, 2021
03/02/21
  • 3rd reading, passed 36-0 with Committee Substitute (1)
03/03/21
  • received in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)
03/05/21
  • taken from Committee on Committees (H)
  • 1st reading
  • returned to Committee on Committees (H)
  • to State Government (H)
  • posted in committee
03/11/21
  • reported favorably, 2nd reading, to Rules with Committee Substitute
03/12/21
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, March 15, 2021
03/15/21
  • floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
03/16/21
  • 3rd reading, passed 96-0 with Committee Substitute and floor amendment (1)
  • received in Senate
  • posted for passage for concurrence in House Committee Substitute (1) floor amendment (1) for Tuesday, March 16, 2021
  • Senate concurred in House Committee Substitute (1) and floor amendment (1)
  • Bill passed 34-0
  • enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
  • enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
  • delivered to Governor
03/24/21
  • signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 106)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment Senate Committee Substitute 1
Fiscal Impact Statements Actuarial Analysis to Senate Committee Substitute 1
Local Mandate to Senate Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions; and provide that Sections 1 to 8 of the bill shall apply to the County Employees Retirement System regardless of any other bills enacted during the 2021 Regular Session.
Index Headings Peace Officers and Law Enforcement - Line of duty, disability benefits, adjustment of
Public Officers and Employees - Line of duty, disability benefits, adjustment of
Retirement and Pensions - Line of duty, disability benefits, adjustment of
Retroactive Legislation - Line of duty, disability benefits, adjustment of

Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Fiscal Impact Statements Actuarial Analysis to House Committee Substitute 1
Local Mandate to House Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions except to limit the increase in minimum total and permanent in line of duty or duty-related disability benefits to those members in a hazardous duty position or is in a nonhazardous position that could be approved as a hazardous duty position; amend KRS 61.607 to require members receiving line of duty disability benefits to annually file forms verifying payment of Social Security or Worker's Compensation benefits; amend KRS 61.610 to provide that line of duty disability medical reviews shall occur no more than once every 3 years and to provide that the systems shall hire a private investigator to investigate disability fraud and to provide spot audits on line of duty recipients; amend KRS 7A.255 to require reporting of line of duty disability benefits to the Public Pension Oversight Board; make conforming and technical amendments.
Index Headings Actuarial Analysis - Line of duty, disability benefits, adjustment of
Local Mandate - Line of duty, disability benefits, adjustment of
Peace Officers and Law Enforcement - Line of duty, disability benefits, adjustment of
Public Officers and Employees - Line of duty, disability benefits, adjustment of
Retirement and Pensions - Line of duty, disability benefits, adjustment of
Retroactive Legislation - Line of duty, disability benefits, adjustment of

Amendment House Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor J. Blanton
Summary Retain original provisions; clarify that the provisions of KRS 6.945 shall not apply to the bill.
Index Headings Peace Officers and Law Enforcement - Line of duty, disability benefits, adjustment of
Public Officers and Employees - Line of duty, disability benefits, adjustment of
Retirement and Pensions - Line of duty, disability benefits, adjustment of
Retroactive Legislation - Line of duty, disability benefits, adjustment of

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