Bill Summary for S 311 (2021)

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May 10 2021

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Senate Bill 311 (Public) Filed Tuesday, March 16, 2021
AN ACT PROHIBITING MEMBERSHIP WAITING PERIODS FOR ELIGIBLE EMPLOYEES UNDER THE LOCAL GOVERNMENTAL EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM, UPDATING THE VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT FUND MATCHING REQUIREMENTS, AND GIVING THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE LOCAL GOVERNMENTAL EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM THE DISCRETIONARY AUTHORITY TO PROVIDE ONE-TIME PENSION SUPPLEMENTS TO ITS MEMBERS; AND TO REDUCE THE SUTA TAX RATE FOR 2022.
Intro. by Corbin.

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Senate committee substitute amends the 1st edition as follows. Modifies the proposed new provision to GS 128-24 regarding membership of the Local Governmental Employees' Retirement System (LGERS), now prohibiting a participating employer from imposing a waiting period on an employee certified by the NC Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission or the NC Sheriffs' Education and Training Standards Commission under GS Chapters 17C or 17E (was, law enforcement officers) who are otherwise eligible to become members of LGERS. 

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