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PUBLIC RETIREMENT & SOCIAL SECURITY PROGRAMS-JOINT


Archive of Bills Referred


Bill No.
Bill Subtitle
Sponsor
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
BILL: SB127
Sponsor: B. King
TO AMEND THE TERMINATION OF SERVICE REQUIREMENTS UNDER THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
BILL: SB9
Sponsor: Elliott
TO CLARIFY THE DEFINITION OF CHILD UNDER THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
BILL: SB137
Sponsor: B. Sample
TO ADDRESS MEMBER DEPOSIT ACCOUNTS, TECHNICAL CHANGES, COST OF LIVING INCREASES, AND THE DEFERRED RETIREMENT OPTION PLAN IN THE ARKANSAS LOCAL POLICE AND FIRE RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
BILL: SB137
Sponsor: B. Sample
TO ADDRESS MEMBER DEPOSIT ACCOUNTS, TECHNICAL CHANGES, COST OF LIVING INCREASES, AND THE DEFERRED RETIREMENT OPTION PLAN IN THE ARKANSAS LOCAL POLICE AND FIRE RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
Thursday, March 14, 2013
BILL: SB202
Sponsor: B. Sample
TO ALLOW CERTAIN MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO OPT OUT OF MEMBERSHIP IN THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC EMPLOYEES’ RETIREMENT SYSTEM AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
Thursday, March 7, 2013
BILL: SB146
Sponsor: J. Key
CONCERNING THE PARTICIPATION OF SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICERS INDIRECTLY PAID BY A SYSTEM EMPLOYER IN THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
BILL: SB41
Sponsor: B. Sample
TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES TO THE LAW CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS FIRE AND POLICE PENSION REVIEW BOARD.
Monday, March 4, 2013
BILL: SB174
Sponsor: J. Key
TO ALLOW MORE OPTIONS FOR AN EMPLOYEE OR EMPLOYER OF A POST-SECONDARY INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION TO PARTICIPATE IN THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: SB146
Sponsor: J. Key
CONCERNING THE PARTICIPATION OF SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICERS INDIRECTLY PAID BY A SYSTEM EMPLOYER IN THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
Thursday, February 28, 2013
BILL: SB197
Sponsor: R. Thompson
CONCERNING THE CORRECTION OF ERRORS ON A MEMBER'S ACCOUNT WHEN THE MEMBER OWES A BALANCE TO THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM; TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
BILL: SB111
Sponsor: R. Thompson
TO ENSURE THAT THE STATE RETIREMENT SYSTEMS COMPLY WITH THE PRUDENT INVESTOR RULE IN THE RENEWAL AND REVIEW PROCESS FOR THE INVESTMENT AND MANAGEMENT OF ASSETS OF THE SYSTEM AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
BILL: SB195
Sponsor: R. Thompson
TO CLARIFY THE CONDITIONS UNDER WHICH THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM CAN PAY A SURVIVOR BENEFIT TO A MINOR WITHOUT A GUARDIANSHIP REQUIRED.
BILL: SB232
Sponsor: J. Key
TO REQUIRE AUTOMATIC ENROLLMENT OF A NEW STATE EMPLOYEE IN A DEFERRED COMPENSATION PLAN; AND TO PROVIDE OPT-OUT PROVISIONS FOR A NEW STATE EMPLOYEE.
BILL: SB214
Sponsor: Maloch
CONCERNING THE RETIREMENT OPTIONS FOR EMPLOYEES OF STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
BILL: SB144
Sponsor: J. Key
TO RESOLVE ISSUES AND REQUIREMENTS OF THE ARKANSAS FIRE AND POLICE PENSION REVIEW BOARD.
BILL: SB123
Sponsor: Maloch
TO SET THE MEMBER CONTRIBUTION RATE IN THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM BETWEEN SIX PERCENT (6%) AND SEVEN PERCENT (7%) OF SALARY BASED ON ACTUARIAL NEED AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: SB116
Sponsor: R. Thompson
TO LIMIT THE USE OF A RECIPROCAL SYSTEM'S CALCULATION OF FINAL AVERAGE SALARY FOR AN ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM MEMBER; TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
Thursday, February 14, 2013
BILL: SB195
Sponsor: R. Thompson
TO CLARIFY THE CONDITIONS UNDER WHICH THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM CAN PAY A SURVIVOR BENEFIT TO A MINOR WITHOUT A GUARDIANSHIP REQUIRED.
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
BILL: SB164
Sponsor: E. Cheatham
TO ESTABLISH A VOLUNTARY BUYOUT PLAN FOR INACTIVE MEMBERS OF THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM AND OTHER PAYEES ENTITLED TO A FUTURE BENEFIT TO RECEIVE A ONE-TIME LUMP SUM PAYMENT FROM THE SYSTEM.
BILL: SB160
Sponsor: E. Cheatham
TO MODIFY THE DEFINITION OF "SALARY" UNDER THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM; TO CLARIFY THE CALCULATION OF SERVICE CREDIT AND BENEFITS PAID TO A MEMBER OF THE SYSTEM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: SB105
Sponsor: J. Key
TO DETERMINE DISABILITY BENEFITS; TO CLARIFY WHO MAY BE A MEMBER; TO REPEAL THE CONVERSION FROM CONTRIBUTORY TO NONCONTRIBUTORY; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
BILL: SB112
Sponsor: R. Thompson
TO ALLOW THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM TO ISSUE RULES NECESSARY TO ALIGN WITH THE RULES OF THE INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
Thursday, February 7, 2013
BILL: SB123
Sponsor: Maloch
TO SET THE MEMBER CONTRIBUTION RATE IN THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM BETWEEN SIX PERCENT (6%) AND SEVEN PERCENT (7%) OF SALARY BASED ON ACTUARIAL NEED AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
TO PERMIT A RETIRED PARTICIPANT IN A STATE GROUP HEALTH INSURANCE PLAN TO PAY PREMIUMS BY A BANK ACCOUNT DRAFT AND TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS.
BILL: SB115
Sponsor: R. Thompson
TO EXCLUDE FUNDS DISTRIBUTABLE FROM A TRUST ACCOUNT ESTABLISHED BY A STATE-SUPPORTED RETIREMENT SYSTEM FROM THE UNCLAIMED PROPERTY ACT.
BILL: SB232
Sponsor: J. Key
TO REQUIRE AUTOMATIC ENROLLMENT OF A NEW STATE EMPLOYEE IN A DEFERRED COMPENSATION PLAN; AND TO PROVIDE OPT-OUT PROVISIONS FOR A NEW STATE EMPLOYEE.
Friday, February 1, 2013
BILL: HB1239
Sponsor: Gossage
TO CREATE A NEW BENEFIT PROGRAM UNDER THE ARKANSAS LOCAL POLICE AND FIRE RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
BILL: HB1238
Sponsor: Kerr
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING STATE SUPPORTED PUBLIC EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEMS, LOCAL PUBLIC EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEMS, AND RETIREMENT BENEFITS PAID TO PUBLIC OFFICIALS.
Thursday, January 31, 2013
BILL: SB232
Sponsor: J. Key
TO REQUIRE AUTOMATIC ENROLLMENT OF A NEW STATE EMPLOYEE IN A DEFERRED COMPENSATION PLAN; AND TO PROVIDE OPT-OUT PROVISIONS FOR A NEW STATE EMPLOYEE.
TO PERMIT A RETIRED PARTICIPANT IN A STATE GROUP HEALTH INSURANCE PLAN TO PAY PREMIUMS BY A BANK ACCOUNT DRAFT AND TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS.
BILL: HB1228
Sponsor: Branscum
CONCERNING THE PURCHASE OF REFUNDED SERVICE FROM THE ARKANSAS STATE HIGHWAY EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
BILL: HB1227
Sponsor: Gossage
TO ALLOW A MEMBER OF THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM WHO IS A CLASSIFIED EMPLOYEE OF A PUBLIC SCHOOL THE SAME RIGHT TO PURCHASE PREVIOUS PRIVATE SCHOOL SERVICE AS PERMITTED FOR CERTIFIED TEACHERS OF A PUBLIC SCHOOL.
TO AMEND GENERAL PROVISIONS FOR THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM IN TITLE 24 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM ACT CONCERNING INVESTMENTS.
BILL: SB224
Sponsor: B. Sample
CONCERNING DEPUTY SHERIFFS AND THE ARKANSAS LOCAL POLICE AND FIRE RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
BILL: SB223
Sponsor: B. Sample
TO EXTEND THE DURATION OF PARTICIPATION IN THE LOCAL POLICE AND FIRE DEFERRED RETIREMENT OPTION PLAN; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
BILL: SB220
Sponsor: Teague
TO ADDRESS VARIOUS ISSUES WITH THE ARKANSAS LOCAL POLICE AND FIRE RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
TO ALLOW THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM TO INCREASE OR DECREASE THE STIPEND BENEFIT FOR MEMBERS AS ACTUARIALLY APPROPRIATE AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
BILL: HB1208
Sponsor: Williams
CONCERNING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF AN EMERGING MANAGER PROGRAM FOR PUBLIC EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT PLANS IN ARKANSAS.
BILL: SB214
Sponsor: Maloch
CONCERNING THE RETIREMENT OPTIONS FOR EMPLOYEES OF STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
BILL: SB204
Sponsor: J. Key
TO AMEND THE STATUTES CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS STATE HIGHWAY EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
BILL: SB202
Sponsor: B. Sample
TO ALLOW CERTAIN MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO OPT OUT OF MEMBERSHIP IN THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC EMPLOYEES’ RETIREMENT SYSTEM AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: SB201
Sponsor: B. Sample
CONCERNING THE MANDATORY LOSS OF RETIREMENT BENEFITS FOR MEMBERS OF THE ARKANSAS JUDICIAL RETIREMENT SYSTEM WHO SEEK OFFICE AFTER REACHING SEVENTY (70) YEARS OF AGE.
BILL: HB1204
Sponsor: Nickels
TO REQUIRE LARGE MUNICIPALITIES TO PARTICIPATE IN THE PUBLIC RETIREMENT SYSTEM FOR ALL NEW EMPLOYEES AND NEW PUBLIC OFFICIALS; AND TO ALLOW CURRENT EMPLOYEES TO OPT INTO THE PUBLIC SYSTEM.
BILL: HB1200
Sponsor: Deffenbaugh
TO ALLOW THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM TO RESET THE BENEFIT BASE AMOUNT FOR COMPOUNDING COST OF LIVING ADJUSTMENT RATES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
BILL: HB1199
Sponsor: Kizzia
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM EMPLOYER CONTRIBUTIONS.
BILL: HB1198
Sponsor: Kizzia
TO AUTHORIZE THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM TO CREATE A TIER II BENEFIT PROGRAM.
BILL: HB1194
Sponsor: Catlett
TO ALLOW THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM TO ADJUST THE MULTIPLIERS FOR A LIFE ANNUITY IF ACTUARIALLY APPROPRIATE; TO REMOVE OBSOLETE LANGUAGE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: SB197
Sponsor: R. Thompson
CONCERNING THE CORRECTION OF ERRORS ON A MEMBER'S ACCOUNT WHEN THE MEMBER OWES A BALANCE TO THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM; TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: SB195
Sponsor: R. Thompson
TO CLARIFY THE CONDITIONS UNDER WHICH THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM CAN PAY A SURVIVOR BENEFIT TO A MINOR WITHOUT A GUARDIANSHIP REQUIRED.
BILL: SB173
Sponsor: J. Key
TO AMEND THE STATUTES CONCERNING THE STATE POLICE RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
BILL: SB172
Sponsor: J. Key
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT CODE RELATED TO BENEFITS.
BILL: SB169
Sponsor: B. Sample
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS LOCAL POLICE AND FIRE RETIREMENT SYSTEM AND CERTAIN BENEFIT PROGRAMS.
BILL: SB174
Sponsor: J. Key
TO ALLOW MORE OPTIONS FOR AN EMPLOYEE OR EMPLOYER OF A POST-SECONDARY INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION TO PARTICIPATE IN THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: SB164
Sponsor: E. Cheatham
TO ESTABLISH A VOLUNTARY BUYOUT PLAN FOR INACTIVE MEMBERS OF THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM AND OTHER PAYEES ENTITLED TO A FUTURE BENEFIT TO RECEIVE A ONE-TIME LUMP SUM PAYMENT FROM THE SYSTEM.
BILL: SB163
Sponsor: E. Cheatham
TO TREAT THE PERCENTAGE OF PLAN BENEFIT EQUALLY IN THE TEACHER DEFERRED RETIREMENT OPTION PLAN UNDER THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM; TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: SB162
Sponsor: E. Cheatham
TO ADDRESS EMPLOYER CONTRIBUTIONS UNDER THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: SB160
Sponsor: E. Cheatham
TO MODIFY THE DEFINITION OF "SALARY" UNDER THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM; TO CLARIFY THE CALCULATION OF SERVICE CREDIT AND BENEFITS PAID TO A MEMBER OF THE SYSTEM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
Monday, January 28, 2013
BILL: SB153
Sponsor: Elliott
TO AMEND THE STATUTES CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM; AND TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING PUBLIC RETIREMENT SYSTEMS.
BILL: SB152
Sponsor: Elliott
TO INCREASE THE SUPPLEMENTAL PAYMENTS FOR RETIRED POLICE OFFICERS OR THEIR SURVIVORS UNDER THE LOCAL POLICE PENSION AND RELIEF FUNDS.
BILL: HB1188
Sponsor: Lenderman
TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM ACT.
BILL: HB1177
Sponsor: Carnine
TO ALLOW CERTAIN MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO OPT OUT OF MEMBERSHIP IN THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC EMPLOYEES’ RETIREMENT SYSTEM AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: HB1176
Sponsor: Carnine
CONCERNING THE RETIREMENT OPTIONS FOR EMPLOYEES OF STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
BILL: HB1174
Sponsor: Perry
TO RESOLVE CERTAIN UNFUNDED LIABILITIES OF ARKANSAS RETIREMENT SYSTEMS.
BILL: HB1173
Sponsor: Perry
TO RESOLVE THE UNFUNDED LIABILITIES OF ARKANSAS RETIREMENT SYSTEMS.
BILL: SB147
Sponsor: J. Key
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF TITLE 24 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS JUDICIAL RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
BILL: SB146
Sponsor: J. Key
CONCERNING THE PARTICIPATION OF SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICERS INDIRECTLY PAID BY A SYSTEM EMPLOYER IN THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
BILL: SB145
Sponsor: J. Key
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
BILL: SB144
Sponsor: J. Key
TO RESOLVE ISSUES AND REQUIREMENTS OF THE ARKANSAS FIRE AND POLICE PENSION REVIEW BOARD.
BILL: SB143
Sponsor: J. Key
TO RESOLVE ISSUES AND REQUIREMENTS OF THE ARKANSAS LOCAL POLICE AND FIRE RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
BILL: SB142
Sponsor: R. Thompson
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF TITLE 24 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING PUBLIC EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT PLANS GENERALLY.
BILL: HB1171
Sponsor: Kerr
TO AMEND THE STATUTES CONCERNING THE LOCAL POLICE AND FIRE PENSION AND RELIEF FUNDS.
BILL: HB1170
Sponsor: Kerr
CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS LOCAL POLICE AND FIRE RETIREMENT SYSTEM AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: HB1169
Sponsor: Kerr
TO AMEND THE STATUTES CONCERNING ARKANSAS RETIREMENT SYSTEMS.
BILL: HB1168
Sponsor: Kerr
TO AMEND THE STATUTES CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS JUDICIAL RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
BILL: HB1167
Sponsor: Kerr
TO AMEND THE STATUTES CONCERNING THE STATE POLICE RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
BILL: HB1166
Sponsor: Kerr
TO AMEND THE STATUTES CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS STATE HIGHWAY EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
BILL: HB1165
Sponsor: Kerr
TO AMEND THE STATUTES CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
BILL: HB1164
Sponsor: Kerr
TO AMEND THE GENERAL PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING RETIREMENT AND PENSIONS.
BILL: SB138
Sponsor: B. Sample
CONCERNING DEPUTY SHERIFFS AND ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS IN THE ARKANSAS LOCAL POLICE AND FIRE RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
BILL: SB137
Sponsor: B. Sample
TO ADDRESS MEMBER DEPOSIT ACCOUNTS, TECHNICAL CHANGES, COST OF LIVING INCREASES, AND THE DEFERRED RETIREMENT OPTION PLAN IN THE ARKANSAS LOCAL POLICE AND FIRE RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
BILL: SB136
Sponsor: Maloch
TO REVISE BENEFIT PROVISIONS UNDER THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
Thursday, January 24, 2013
TO ALLOW THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM TO INCREASE OR DECREASE THE STIPEND BENEFIT FOR MEMBERS AS ACTUARIALLY APPROPRIATE AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO SPECIFY THAT AN APPEAL OF A DECISION OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM SHALL BE FILED IN THE PULASKI COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT.
BILL: SB128
Sponsor: B. King
TO REVISE PROVISIONS OF TITLE 24 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE RELATED TO THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
BILL: SB127
Sponsor: B. King
TO AMEND THE TERMINATION OF SERVICE REQUIREMENTS UNDER THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
BILL: SB126
Sponsor: B. King
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF TITLE 24 CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
BILL: SB124
Sponsor: B. Sample
TO MAKE CERTAIN TECHNICAL CHANGES TO THE LAW CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS LOCAL POLICE AND FIRE RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
BILL: HB1137
Sponsor: Lenderman
TO ALLOW SERVICE CREDIT AND CURRENT SALARY TO BE USED IN THE CALCULATION OF FINAL AVERAGE SALARY FOR MEMBERS RETIRING OTHER THAN THE FIRST DAY OF A CALENDAR QUARTER WITHIN A FISCAL YEAR AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: HB1136
Sponsor: Lenderman
TO CLARIFY DISABILITY RETIREMENT REQUIREMENTS AND ELIGIBILITY FOR ADMINISTRATION IN THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: HB1135
Sponsor: Lenderman
TO ALLOW ELIGIBLE SURVIVORS TO RECEIVE BENEFITS FROM THE DATE AN APPLICATION FOR SURVIVOR BENEFITS IS FILED; TO CLARIFY SURVIVING SPOUSE BENEFITS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: SB123
Sponsor: Maloch
TO SET THE MEMBER CONTRIBUTION RATE IN THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM BETWEEN SIX PERCENT (6%) AND SEVEN PERCENT (7%) OF SALARY BASED ON ACTUARIAL NEED AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
BILL: SB118
Sponsor: R. Thompson
TO ALLOW A STATE-SUPPORTED RETIREMENT SYSTEM TO REQUIRE AN ORDER TO SUBSTANTIALLY COMPLY WITH THE UNIFORM LEGAL FORM OF A QUALIFIED DOMESTIC RELATIONS ORDER TO PAY BENEFITS; AND TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS.
BILL: HB1128
Sponsor: Kizzia
TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING HEALTH INSURANCE ELIGIBILITY FOR CERTAIN RETIREES.
BILL: SB116
Sponsor: R. Thompson
TO LIMIT THE USE OF A RECIPROCAL SYSTEM'S CALCULATION OF FINAL AVERAGE SALARY FOR AN ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM MEMBER; TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: SB115
Sponsor: R. Thompson
TO EXCLUDE FUNDS DISTRIBUTABLE FROM A TRUST ACCOUNT ESTABLISHED BY A STATE-SUPPORTED RETIREMENT SYSTEM FROM THE UNCLAIMED PROPERTY ACT.
BILL: SB112
Sponsor: R. Thompson
TO ALLOW THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM TO ISSUE RULES NECESSARY TO ALIGN WITH THE RULES OF THE INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: SB113
Sponsor: R. Thompson
TO COMPEL PAYMENT OF DELINQUENT EMPLOYER CONTRIBUTIONS FROM AN ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM EMPLOYER FOR AMOUNTS DUE AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: SB111
Sponsor: R. Thompson
TO ENSURE THAT THE STATE RETIREMENT SYSTEMS COMPLY WITH THE PRUDENT INVESTOR RULE IN THE RENEWAL AND REVIEW PROCESS FOR THE INVESTMENT AND MANAGEMENT OF ASSETS OF THE SYSTEM AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: SB110
Sponsor: R. Thompson
TO CLARIFY THE MEANING OF MANIFEST INJUSTICE AS IT APPLIES TO DECISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM IN CORRECTING ERRORS.
BILL: SB106
Sponsor: Irvin
TO AMEND THE TERMINATION OF ACTIVE MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS UNDER THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: SB105
Sponsor: J. Key
TO DETERMINE DISABILITY BENEFITS; TO CLARIFY WHO MAY BE A MEMBER; TO REPEAL THE CONVERSION FROM CONTRIBUTORY TO NONCONTRIBUTORY; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: HB1126
Sponsor: Kerr
TO ADD TO THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE ARKANSAS STATE HIGHWAY EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: HB1125
Sponsor: Kerr
TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF LUMP-SUM SERVICE FOR PURPOSES OF THE ARKANSAS STATE HIGHWAY EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: HB1124
Sponsor: Kerr
TO AMEND THE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR BENEFITS RELATING TO THE HEALTH CARE OFFSET FOR MEMBERS OF THE ARKANSAS STATE HIGHWAY EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: HB1123
Sponsor: Kerr
TO RESTRICT THE AMOUNT OF CREDITED SERVICE EARNED BY A CONTRIBUTORY LOCAL ELECTED PUBLIC OFFICIAL TO ONE (1) YEAR OF RETIREMENT CREDIT FOR EVERY YEAR WORKED UNLESS ADDITIONAL CONTRIBUTIONS ARE PROVIDED.
BILL: SB51
Sponsor: B. Sample
TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO THE LAW CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS FIRE AND POLICE PENSION REVIEW BOARD.
BILL: SB40
Sponsor: B. Sample
TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES TO THE LAW CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS LOCAL POLICE AND FIRE RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
BILL: HB1101
Sponsor: Kerr
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE EMPLOYMENT OF A TERMINATED EMPLOYEE; TO REQUIRE AN EMPLOYEE RETURNING TO EMPLOYMENT AND AN EMPLOYER THAT PARTICIPATES IN A STATE-SUPPORTED RETIREMENT SYSTEM TO MAKE CONTRIBUTIONS.
Thursday, January 17, 2013
BILL: SB72
Sponsor: B. Sample
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING MEMBER DEPOSIT ACCOUNTS WITHIN THE ARKANSAS LOCAL POLICE AND FIRE RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
BILL: SB51
Sponsor: B. Sample
TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO THE LAW CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS FIRE AND POLICE PENSION REVIEW BOARD.
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
BILL: SB41
Sponsor: B. Sample
TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES TO THE LAW CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS FIRE AND POLICE PENSION REVIEW BOARD.
BILL: SB40
Sponsor: B. Sample
TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES TO THE LAW CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS LOCAL POLICE AND FIRE RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
Monday, January 14, 2013
BILL: SB9
Sponsor: Elliott
TO CLARIFY THE DEFINITION OF CHILD UNDER THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM.