KY HB164 | 2024 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 6-2)
Status: Engrossed on February 22 2024 - 50% progression
Action: 2024-02-26 - to State & Local Government (S)
Pending: Senate State & Local Government Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Amend KRS 16.601, 61.621, and 78.5534 to increase minimum line of duty death benefits to a non-spouse beneficiary of a Kentucky Employees Retirement System, County Employees Retirement System, or State Police Retirement System member who was working in an approved hazardous duty position or in a position that could be approved as hazardous duty for retirement purposes; specify the minimum payment to the non-spouse beneficiary shall only be payable if there is no surviving spouse beneficiary and shall be a minimum of a lump-sum payment equal to 36 months of the member's monthly rate of pay; provide that the non-spouse beneficiary may elect the minimum lump-sum payment or any other benefits the non-spouse beneficiary is eligible to receive upon the member's death, but not both.

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AN ACT relating to death in the line of duty benefits.


Roll Calls

2024-02-21 - House - House: Third Reading RCS# 129 (Y: 95 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 3) [PASS]


2024-02-26Senateto State & Local Government (S)
2024-02-22Senateto Committee on Committees (S)
2024-02-22Senatereceived in Senate
2024-02-21House3rd reading, passed 95-0
2024-02-20Houseposted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 21, 2024
2024-02-16House2nd reading, to Rules
2024-02-15Housereported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
2024-02-07Houseto State Government (H)
2024-01-05Houseto Committee on Committees (H)
2024-01-05Houseintroduced in House


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