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General Assembly


Proposed Bill No. 6466


January Session, 2017


LCO No. 1954



Referred to Committee on PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT


Introduced by:


REP. KLARIDES, 114th Dist.

REP. CANDELORA, 86th Dist.

REP. HOYDICK, 120th Dist.

REP. O'DEA, 125th Dist.

REP. O'NEILL, 69th Dist.



Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

That the general statutes be amended to require that (1) any municipal employee who is a member of the municipal employees' retirement system and was hired on or after July 1, 2016, participate in a municipal employee defined contribution plan for which the State Comptroller shall establish a contribution schedule, in lieu of any defined benefit retirement program, and (2) the State Comptroller establish a voluntary process for municipal employees hired prior to or on June 30, 2016, to convert from a defined benefit retirement program to the municipal employee defined contribution plan.

Statement of Purpose:

To provide relief to municipalities.