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2016 Legislation Tracker
KPERS Bills Signed Summary
HB 2426   Affects the definition of compensation for computing KPERS final average salary. Holdover bill from the 2015 Session.
HB 2488   Allowing retirants who retire from two plans under KPERS to receive an additional lump-sum death benefit.
HB 2489   Technical amendments for proper KPERS administration
HB 2530   Bill is now included in H Sub for SB 161
HB 2541   Contents amended into HB 2489. Deferred compensation plan technical and logistic amendments
HB 2542   Provides post-retirement benefit increase (COLA) for certain retirants of KPERS
S Sub for HB 2365
(previously SB 354)
  Appropriations bill. The bill contains proviso language in section 53(f)(1) that the State General Fund, rather than KPERS, will receive 80% of the proceeds from the sale of State assets for a 2-year period. Senate Committee of the Whole eliminated provisions allowing for the delay of KPERS contributions in FY 2016 and FY 2017.
H Sub for SB 161
(previously HB 2530)
X Appropriations bill. The bill contains proviso language in section 53(f)(1) that the State General Fund, rather than KPERS, will receive 80% of the proceeds from the sale of State assets for a 2-year period. Includes language allowing for the delay of KPERS School contributions from FY 2016 to be repaid in the first quarter of FY 2017 with 8% interest. Effective upon publication in the Kansas register.
HB 2653   Working after retirement; changes to the 2015 law
SB 354
  Bill is now included in S Sub for HB 2365
HB 2654
  Working after retirement; exempting certain licensed health care professionals
HB 2656
  Working after retirement; exception for KPERS-School members who retire at age 62 or later
HB 2700
  Working after retirement; requirement certification that there is no prearranged agreement to return to work. Contents amended into H Sub for SB 168.
HB 2709   Death benefits for certain KP&F surviving spouses.
HB 2710   Allows KBI agents to participate in the Kansas Deferred Retirement Option Program (DROP).
HB 2724   Placing limits on calculation of KPERS benefits related to amounts taxable under 409A and 457(f) plans.
HB 2725   Limiting compensation related to accumulated leave and 409A and 457(f) plans for purposes of computing final average salary for KPERS retirement benefits.
H Sub for SB 168   Working after retirement omnibus. Contains the provisions of HB 2700.
SB 463   Abolishing the expanded lottery act revenues fund.
SB 498   Crediting of proceeds from the sale of surplus assets.

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