2018 Legislation

Here is an update on the 19 bills the NH Retirement Security Coalition was focused on during the first half of the 2018 Legislative Session.

2018 HOUSE BILLS GOING TO SENATE

HB1756: Relative to an additional allowance and a cost of living adjustment for retirees from the state retirement system.

  • Coalition Position = SUPPORT

HB1603: Relative to employee representation on the independent investment committee in the New Hampshire retirement system.

  • Coalition Position = SUPPORT

HB561: Relative to part-time employment of a retirement system retiree by a participating employer.

  • Coalition Position = MONITOR *this bill is coming back to the House from the Senate for concurrence or committee of conference*

HB1823: Relative to layered amortization of retirement system liabilities.

  • Coalition Position = MONITOR

HB1805: Establishing a committee to study level dollar amortization of retirement system unfunded accrued liability.

  • Coalition Position = MONITOR

HB1427: Relative to membership in the retirement system for certain officials.

  • Coalition Position = MONITOR

 

2018 SENATE BILLS GOING TO HOUSE

SB324: Allowing an optional retirement system allowance to include a subsequent remarriage of a divorced retiree.

  • Coalition Position = MONITOR

SB458: Authorizing the purchase of retirement system creditable service by a certain surviving spouse.

  • Coalition Position = MONITOR

SB538: Including police officers of the capital area police unit in group II of the retirement system.

  • Coalition Position = MONITOR

SB532: relative to group II status of certain department of corrections officials.

  • Coalition Position (recent) = MONITOR

 

2018 TABLED BILLS

HB1757: Relative to the reduction in the calculation of state retirement system annuities at age 65.

  • Coalition Position = SUPPORT

 

2018 INTERIM STUDY BILLS

HB1767: Establishing a multiple employer public retirement plan.

  • Coalition Position = MONITOR

SB219-FN-A: Relative to a one-time allowance for certain state retirees.

  • Coalition Position = SUPPORT

HB631-FN: Establishing a cash balance pension plan for new hires and non-vested employees.

  • Coalition Position = DEFEAT

HB593-FN: Granting group II retirement system status to certain positions in the department of corrections.

  • Coalition Position = MONITOR

 

2018 DEFEATED BILLS

HB1754-FN: Establishing a state defined contribution retirement plan for state and political subdivision members of the retirement system.

  • Coalition Position = DEFEAT

HB1729: Allowing the state retiree medical benefits subsidy to be used for alternative group insurance plans.

  • Coalition Position = MONITOR

CACR20: Relating to the retirement age of judges. Providing that the retirement age of judges be increased

  • Coalition Position = MONITOR

HB1748: Relative to status for part-time retired judges.

  • Coalition Position = MONITOR

SB543: Relative to health care premium payments for certain retired state workers.

  • Coalition Position = MONITOR