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2007-2008 Regular Session - HB 656
Teachers Retirement System; survivor's benefits; provisions
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 47-3-121, relating to optional retirement allowances under the Teachers Retirement System of Georgia, election of such options, and revocation of election, so as to provide that a member who upon retirement elects survivor´s benefits for a spouse and another may, in the event of divorce, revoke such election as to the spouse; to provide that the member may elect to reallocate the spouse´s share amount among the other beneficiaries or such beneficiaries shall continue to be entitled to the same benefit; to provide for a recalculation of the member´s benefit; to provide conditions for an effective date and automatic repeal; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jul/01/2008 - Effective Date
May/06/2008 - Act 420
May/06/2008 - House Date Signed by Governor
Apr/11/2008 - House Sent to Governor
Apr/02/2008 - Senate Passed/Adopted
Apr/02/2008 - Senate Third Read
Mar/27/2008 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/20/2008 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported
Feb/22/2008 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/21/2008 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Feb/21/2008 - House Third Readers
Feb/06/2008 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Mar/19/2007 - House Second Readers
Mar/01/2007 - House First Readers
Feb/28/2007 - House Hopper
Effective date based upon concurrent funding
Apr/02/2008 - Senate Vote #919Yea(48)Nay(0)NV(4)
Feb/21/2008 - House Vote #608Yea(152)Nay(3)NV(14)
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