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Kansas Legislation

Resources for KPERS-Related Bills


KPERS is governed by State statute. Check here during the legislative sessions to see bills related to KPERS. If you have questions about legislation affecting the Retirement System, contact Jarod Waltner at [email protected] or 785-296-5949.


Top KPERS Bills

House Bill 2103

Eliminating the 15% cap on alternative investments and delegating selection of the alternatives cap to the Board of Trustees.
KPERS summary | KPERS testimony | Kansas Legislature Bill

Senate Bill 23

Eliminating the 15% cap on alternative investments and delegating selection of the alternatives cap to the Board of Trustees.
KPERS summary | KPERS senate testimony | Kansas Legislature Bill

House Bill 2563

Authorizing a one-time, $500 post retirement benefit payment to certain retirees, beneficiaries and long-term disability recipients.
KPERS summary | Kansas Legislature Bill

Senate Bill 388

Increasing the threshold for 30% employer working-after-retirement contributions from $25,000 to $40,000.
KPERS summary | Kansas Legislature Bill

Senate Bill 396

Reducing the working-after-retirement waiting period to 30 days for members who retire at or after age 62 and 60 days for members who retire prior to age 62. Provisions sunset after 5 years.
KPERS summary | Kansas Legislature Bill

House Bill 2025

Expanding the KPERS 3 self-funded cost-of-living adjustment option to KPERS 1 and KPERS 2 members.
KPERS summary | KPERS testimony | Kansas Legislature Bill

House Bill 2252

Providing a retiree Cost-of-Living Adjustment
KPERS summary | Kansas Legislature Bill

Senate Bill 198

Ad hoc cost-of-living adjustment to retirement and disability benefits.
KPERS summary | Kansas Legislature Bill

Senate Bill 230

Creates a new defined contribution Thrift Savings Plan.
KPERS summary | Kansas Legislature Bill

House Bill 2008

KP&F coverage for Department of Corrections security officers.
KPERS summary | Kansas Legislature Bill

House Bill 2428

KP&F Coverage for State Corrections positions and Wildlife and Parks officers.
Kansas Legislature Bill

Senate Bill 172

Increasing the KPERS lump-sum death benefit from $4,000 to $6,000.
KPERS summary | KPERS senate testimony | Kansas Legislature Bill

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