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Sponsors: Reps. Sinclair, Bingham, Harrison, Littlejohn, Toole, E.H. Pitts and G.M. Smith
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Companion/Similar bill(s): 952
Introduced in the House on January 31, 2006
Currently residing in the House Committee on Ways and Means
Summary: State Retirement
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1/31/2006 House Introduced and read first time HJ-5 1/31/2006 House Referred to Committee on Ways and Means HJ-5 2/8/2006 House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Toole, E.H.Pitts 2/21/2006 House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: G.M.Smith
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
TO EXEMPT STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES WHO BEGAN PARTICIPATION IN THE TEACHER AND EMPLOYEE RETENTION INCENTIVE PROGRAM (TERI) BEFORE JULY 1, 2005, AND REEMPLOYED RETIREES UNDER THE SOUTH CAROLINA RETIREMENT SYSTEM AND SOUTH CAROLINA POLICE OFFICERS RETIREMENT SYSTEM WHO RETURNED TO EMPLOYMENT BEFORE JULY 1, 2005, FROM THE PAYMENT OF EMPLOYEE CONTRIBUTIONS OTHERWISE DUE THESE SYSTEMS, TO PROVIDE THAT THIS EXEMPTION CONTINUES THROUGH THE TERMINATION OF TERI PARTICIPATION AND WHILE A REEMPLOYED RETIREE REMAINS EMPLOYED IN THE POSITION HELD BEFORE JULY 1, 2005, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE REFUND WITHOUT INTEREST OF THE EMPLOYEE CONTRIBUTIONS MADE BY THESE EMPLOYEES WITH RESPECT TO EMPLOYMENT AFTER JUNE 30, 2005.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Notwithstanding the provisions of Sections 9-1-2210(C), 9-1-1790, and 9-11-90(4), all of the 1976 Code, persons who began participation in the Teacher and Employee Retention Incentive Program (TERI) before July 1, 2005, or who were reemployed retirees who returned to employment of employers covered under the South Carolina Retirement System (SCRS) or the South Carolina Police Officers Retirement System (SCPORS) before July 1, 2005, are exempt from of the payment of employee contributions otherwise due SCRS or SCPORS with respect to employment after June 30, 2005. The exemption continues for these employees through the termination of TERI participation and while a reemployed retiree remains employed in the position held before July 1, 2005. SCRS and SCPORS shall refund without interest the employee contributions made by the TERI program participants and reemployed retirees receiving the exemption allowed pursuant to this joint resolution.
SECTION 2. This joint resolution takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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