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74-4927l.Insured death and disability benefit and accidental death benefit for certain members of the legislature who are not members of KPERS. (a) For the purposes of providing the "insured death benefit" and "long-term disability benefit" as prescribed in K.S.A. 74-4927, and amendments thereto and of providing the "accidental death benefit" as prescribed in subsection (2) of K.S.A. 74-4916, and amendments thereto, to all members of the legislature who have failed to file the election to become a member of the retirement system pursuant to K.S.A. 74-4911, and amendments thereto, and who have filed an election to be covered pursuant to the provisions of K.S.A. 74-4916 and 74-4927, and amendments thereto, as provided in this subsection, the term "member" as used in K.S.A. 74-4927, and amendments thereto and subsection (2) of K.S.A. 74-4916, and amendments thereto and as used in this section shall include such members of the legislature. Such election as provided in this subsection shall be filed with the system within 90 days of the effective date of this act or within 90 days after taking the oath of office. If a member of the legislature fails to file such election as provided in this subsection, it shall be presumed such member of the legislature has elected to not be covered pursuant to the provisions of K.S.A. 74-4916 and 74-4927, and amendments thereto.

(b) The division of legislative administrative services shall pay to the Kansas public employees retirement system in such manner as the board of trustees shall prescribe, an amount sufficient to pay the employer's contribution to the group insurance reserve as provided in subsection (4) of K.S.A. 74-4927, and amendments thereto.

(c) The division of legislative administrative services shall maintain a file of the beneficiaries named by the persons covered under this section in the form and manner as prescribed by the board of trustees of the Kansas public employees retirement system.

History: L. 2003, ch. 155, § 17; May 29.



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