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74-49,114b.Retirant dividend payment, October 1, 2007, for certain retirants. (a) Each retirant who is entitled to receive a retirement benefit, pension or annuity payment from a retirement system shall be entitled to receive a postretirement benefit payment as specified in this section. Such postretirement benefit payment shall be paid in addition to the amount of the retirement benefit, pension or annuity payment to which the retirant is otherwise entitled pursuant to law and shall be paid in the form of an additional payment which shall be made on October 1, 2007.

(b) Each such postretirement benefit payment as provided in this section shall be payable to the retirant in an amount equal to $300.

(c) Each such postretirement benefit payment for retirants other than insured disability benefit recipients shall be paid by the retirement system to such retirants and shall be payable from the Kansas public employees retirement fund. Each such postretirement benefit payment for retirants who are insured disability benefit recipients shall be paid by the retirement system to such retirants and shall be payable from the group insurance reserve fund.

(d) As used in this section:

(1) "Retirant" means (A) any person who is a member of a retirement system and who retired prior to July 1, 1997, and who had at least 10 years or more of service credit, (B) any person who is a special member of a retirement system and who retired prior to July 1, 1997, and who had at least 10 years or more of service credit, (C) any person who is a joint annuitant or beneficiary of any member described in clause (A) or any special member described in clause (B), and (D) any insured disability benefit recipient.

(2) "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.

(3) "Insured disability benefit recipient" means any person receiving an insured disability benefit under K.S.A. 74-4927, and amendments thereto, prior to July 1, 1997.

History: L. 2007, ch. 164, § 16; July 1.



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