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2015-2016 Regular Session - HB 256
Georgia Firefighters' Pension Fund; provide new definitions; provisions
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 7 of Title 47 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the Georgia Firefighters' Pension Fund, so as to provide new definitions; to change a term for membership of the board; to provide for a break in employment for certain members; to clarify provisions related to leaves of absence, withdrawal of dues, and application for reinstatement as an active member; to clarify provisions for failure to pay dues and the reinstatement process; to permit selection of up to five beneficiaries to receive equal portions of certain benefits upon the death of certain members; to provide for certain penalties for false statements or falsified records; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jan/11/2016 - Senate Recommitted
Mar/25/2015 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/24/2015 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported
Feb/25/2015 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/24/2015 - House Passed/Adopted
Feb/24/2015 - House Third Readers
Feb/19/2015 - House Committee Favorably Reported
Feb/11/2015 - House Second Readers
Feb/10/2015 - House First Readers
Feb/09/2015 - House Hopper
1/11/2016 recommitted to Senate Committee on Retirement
Feb/24/2015 - House Vote #69Yea(169)Nay(1)NV(5)