Upcoming Meetings
 
Today
9:00 AM - House Appropriations - 112-N
  • Discussion and Action on SB 9 ($115 million transfer in FY 2019)
Wednesday, February 20
9:00 AM - House Financial Institutions and Pensions - 281-N
  • Bill hearing on HB 2139 (Local jailers to KP&F)
  • BIll hearing on HB 2327 (KP&F cap increase)
  • Bill hearing on HB 2328 (Participating service credit)
9:30 AM - Senate Financial Institutions and Insurance - 546-S
  • Discussion and possible action on SB 15 (KP&F service connected definition)
Senate Calendar
Action and Subject Index
House Calendar
KPERS Legislative Page
KPERS-Related Bills
Appropriating $115 million to the KPERS Trust Fund for reduced contributions in prior fiscal years.
  • Passed the Senate 40-0 on February 5
Including blood borne pathogen in the definition of "service-connected" for KP&F Death and Disability benefits.  Reamortizing the State/School group unfunded actuarial liability.
Providing a cost-of-living-adjustment for certain retirees.
KPERS Summary |
Making Local corrections officers eligible for KP&F membership
  ncreasing KP&F benefit cap to 95%; reducing employee contributions when reaching benefit cap
  Adjusting the penalty for retirees who return to work before the end of their waiting period 

House Bill 2031
Including blood borne pathogen in the definition of "service-connected" for KP&F Death and Disability benefits
KPERS Summary |

  Moving certain law enforcement positions at the Kansas Wildlife, Parks and Tourism Department to KP&F for future service.  
KPERS Summary |
  • Recommended favorable for passage by House Financial Institutions and Pensions
House Bill 2100 
Providing a cost-of-living-adjustment for certain retirees. 
KPERS' Summary |
  KPERS procurement policies and procedures; Board duties
  • Recommended favorable for passage by House Financial Institutions and Pensions
House Bill 2139
Making Local corrections officers eligible for KP&F membership Extending the Deferred Retirement Option Program (DROP) pilot and adding the Kansas Bureau of Investigation
KPERS Summary |
Reamortizing the State/School group unfunded actuarial liability
KPERS Summary |
Increasing the retiree death benefit to $10,000 Making State corrections officers eligible for KP&F membership
  Reamortizing the State/School group unfunded actuarial liability.
KPERS Summary |
  • Motion to recommend for passage by House Committee of the Whole failed on February 15.

Exempting STARBASE from working after retirement rules.
  Creating the Kansas Thrift Savings Plan.
  Ending legislative participation in KPERS.
  Increasing KP&F benefit cap to 95%; reducing employee contributions when reaching benefit cap
KPERS Summary |

  Including certain concurrent military service as participating service credit 
  Increasing the employee contribution rate for school members to 7.15% 

 
 






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