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74-4947.Postretirement benefit increases for payments after June 30, 1982, for certain retirants; local school annuitant increases paid by school district. (1) (a) The retirement benefit, pension or annuity payments accruing after June 30, 1982, to each retirant and each local school annuitant entitled to receive such payments on June 30, 1981, shall be increased by an amount equal to 10% of the retirement benefit, pension or annuity payment in effect on June 30, 1982, from the retirant's retirement system or the local school annuitant's separate retirement system maintained by a local school district and shall be paid by such retirement system to the retirant or by such separate retirement system maintained by a local school district to the local school annuitant during such period. All such increased payments to local school annuitants shall be paid by the local school district maintaining a separate retirement system and such payments shall be made at no additional cost to any employer other than the local school district.

(b) The retirement benefit, pension or annuity payments accruing after June 30, 1984, to each retirant and each local school annuitant entitled to receive such payments on June 30, 1981, shall be increased by an amount equal to 10% of the retirement benefit, pension or annuity payment in effect on June 30, 1984, from the retirant's retirement system or the local school annuitant's separate retirement system maintained by a local school district and shall be paid by such retirement system to the retirant or by such separate retirement system maintained by a local school district to the local school annuitant during such period. All such increased payments to local school annuitants shall be paid by the local school district maintaining a separate retirement system and such payments shall be made at no additional cost to any employer other than the local school district.

(2) As used in this section:

(a) "Retirant" means (i) any person who is a member of a retirement system and who retired prior to July 1, 1981, (ii) any person who is a special member of a retirement system and who retired prior to July 1, 1981, and (iii) any person who is a joint annuitant or beneficiary of any member described in clause (i) or of any special member described in clause (ii).

(b) "Retirement system" means the Kansas public employees retirement system, the Kansas police and firemen's retirement system, the state school retirement system and the retirement system for judges.

(c) "Local school annuitant" means (i) any person who is an annuitant with 10 or more years of service who is receiving an annuity from a school district maintaining a separate retirement system and whose annuity is not included, in whole or in part, in payments made to such school district under K.S.A. 72-5512b and amendments thereto and who is not a member of a group I or of group II as defined in K.S.A. 72-5518 and amendments thereto, and (ii) any person who is receiving an annuity from a school district maintaining a separate retirement system which is receiving an aggregate payment from the Kansas public employees retirement system under K.S.A. 72-5512b and amendments thereto.

History: L. 1982, ch. 319, § 3; L. 1984, ch. 289, § 12; L. 1985, ch. 254, § 18; July 1.



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