HB1634 (2020) Detail

Relative to certain additional part-time employment of retirees in the retirement system.


HB 1634-FN - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2020 SESSION

20-2092

10/06

 

HOUSE BILL 1634-FN

 

AN ACT relative to certain additional part-time employment of retirees in the retirement system.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Petrigno, Hills. 23; Rep. Dargie, Hills. 23; Rep. Martin, Hills. 23; Rep. McGhee, Hills. 40; Rep. Burns, Hills. 23; Sen. Chandley, Dist 11

 

COMMITTEE: Executive Departments and Administration

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill exempts a retirement system retiree's part-time employment with a different employer from the 28-day waiting period for part-time employment following retirement.

 

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

20-2092

10/06

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty

 

AN ACT relative to certain additional part-time employment of retirees in the retirement system.

 

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

 

1  Retirement System; Part-time Employment; Exceptions.  Amend RSA 100-A:1, XXXIV to read as follows:  

XXXIV.  "Part-time" for purposes of employment of a retired member of the New Hampshire retirement system but excepting per diem court security officers and court bailiffs, means employment by one or more participating employers of the retired member which shall not exceed 1,352 hours in a calendar year, except as provided in RSA 100-A:7-b.  Notwithstanding the foregoing, unless excepted under RSA 100-A:7-b, no retired member shall be employed on a part-time basis by any participating employer for a period of 28 days from the member's effective date of retirement.

2  Exception Added; Community College System.  Amend RSA 100-A:7-b to read as follows:

100-A:7-b  Certain Part-Time Employment; [Emergency Exception] Exceptions.

I. The annual limitations on part-time employment as defined in RSA 100-A:1, XXXIV shall be modified for retired members to exclude any hours worked during an emergency under this section.  For purposes of this section, an emergency includes any event declared by the governor or while working under the direction of the director of the division of forests and lands during woodland fire control.  Employers shall include hours worked during an emergency as a separate entry in the report required in RSA 100-A:16, VII(a).

II.  A member who retires from active service with an employer, but who at the time of application for retirement was concurrently employed by a different employer in a part-time position, shall not be required to comply with the 28-day requirement in RSA 100-A:1, XXXIV for such part-time employment, provided the other requirements of this chapter are met.

3  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

 

LBAO

20-2092

12/10/19

 

HB 1634-FN- FISCAL NOTE

AS INTRODUCED

 

AN ACT relative to certain additional part-time employment of retirees in the retirement system.

 

FISCAL IMPACT:      [ X ] State              [ X ] County               [ X ] Local              [    ] None

 

 

 

Estimated Increase / (Decrease)

STATE:

FY 2020

FY 2021

FY 2022

FY 2023

   Appropriation

$0

$0

$0

$0

   Revenue

$0

$0

$0

$0

   Expenditures

Indeterminable

Indeterminable

Indeterminable

Indeterminable

Funding Source:

  [ X ] General            [ X ] Education            [ X ] Highway           [    ] Other

 

 

 

 

 

POLITICAL

SUBDIVISIONS:

 

 

 

 

   Revenue

$0

$0

$0

$0

   Expenditures

Indeterminable

Indeterminable

Indeterminable

Indeterminable

*The New Hampshire Retirement System states it is not able to separate the fiscal impact of this legislation between county and local government, therefore the fiscal impact is shown together as political subdivisions.

 

METHODOLOGY:

This bill amends the provision governing part-time employment limits for retired members of the New Hampshire Retirement System.  Currently, a member who retires from a participating employer may not be employed by a participating employer on a part-time basis for a period of 28 days from the member's effective date of retirement.  This limit is currently not applicable to per diem court security officers, court bailiffs or part-time employment for work during an emergency.  The bill would also exempt from the 28 day limit those members who retire from active service with an employer but who at the time of application for retirement are concurrently employed by a different participating employer on a part-time basis.  The New Hampshire Retirement System (NHRS) is unable to forecast what fiscal impact this provision may have on the System.  NHRS also notes there is no penalty in either current law or this bill for a retiree working part-time during the 28 day period.

 

AGENCIES CONTACTED:

New Hampshire Retirement System

 

Links

HB1634 at GenCourtMobile
HB1634 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 21, 2020 House Hearing
Feb. 5, 2020 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
Feb. 19, 2020 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB1634 Revision: 7280 Date: Dec. 11, 2019, 9:18 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 8, 2020 Introduced 01/08/2020 and referred to Executive Departments and Administration HJ 1 P. 29
Jan. 21, 2020 Public Hearing: 01/21/2020 02:00 pm LOB 306
Feb. 5, 2020 Executive Session: 02/05/2020 01:30 pm LOB 306
Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate (Vote 18-0; CC)
Feb. 19, 2020 Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 02/19/2020 (Vote 18-0; CC) HC 7 P. 9
Feb. 19, 2020 Inexpedient to Legislate: MA VV 02/19/2020