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B372CC1166E558488725894F007671C1 Hearing Summary


Date Feb 7, 2023      
Location SCR 357

SB23-056 - Referred to Senate Appropriations

02:33:48 PM  
Sen. Kolker introduced
Senate Bill 23-056.  The bill requires a payment to be made to the
Public Employees’ Retirement Association (PERA) to fully recompense PERA
for the cancellation of a previously scheduled July 1, 2020, direct distribution.
02:35:26 PM  
Executive Director
Ron Baker, representing PERA, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Earl
Wright, representing himself, testified in support of the bill. Dr. Irene
Martinez Jordan, representing the American Association of Retired Persons
(AARP), testified in the support of the bill. Karen Wick, representing
Secure PERA, testified in support of the bill.  All written testimony
may be found in Attachment C.
02:56:05 PM  
Committee discussion ensued with the witnesses.

03:24:16 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 23-056 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Kolker
Priola Yes
Simpson Yes
Smallwood Yes
Van Winkle Yes
Winter F. Yes
Kolker Yes
Mullica Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details