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2013 House Bill 4664: Allow pension double-dipping by some “retired” prison workers

Public Act 112 of 2013

Introduced by Rep. Greg MacMaster (R) on May 2, 2013 To repeal a Sept. 30, 2013 sunset on a 2012 law that “temporarily” allowed retired prison employees to simultaneously collect pension benefits and a paycheck for going back to work in a prison. Under current law, prison guards can retire and begin collecting pension checks as young as age 51 in some cases.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Appropriations Committee on May 2, 2013
Reported in the House on May 22, 2013 Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Amendment offered by Rep. Andrew Kandrevas (D) on June 5, 2013
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on June 5, 2013
Passed 58 to 51 in the House on June 5, 2013 (same description)
To repeal a Sept. 30, 2013 sunset on a 2012 law that “temporarily” allowed retired prison employees to simultaneously collect pension benefits and a paycheck for going back to work in a prison. Under current law, prison guards can retire and begin collecting pension checks as young as age 51 in some cases.
Received in the Senate on June 6, 2013
Referred to the Senate Appropriations Committee on June 6, 2013
Reported in the Senate on June 13, 2013 With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the Senate on June 13, 2013
The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on June 13, 2013
Failed 17 to 21 in the Senate on June 18, 2013 To extend for two years a Sept. 30, 2013 sunset on a 2012 law that “temporarily” allowed retired prison employees to simultaneously collect pension benefits and a paycheck for going back to work in a prison. Under current law, prison guards can retire and begin collecting pension checks as young as age 51 in some cases.
Moved to reconsider by Sen. Arlan Meekhof (R) on June 18, 2013 The vote by which the bill was defeated.
The motion passed by voice vote in the Senate on June 18, 2013
Received in the Senate on June 18, 2013
Passed 20 to 18 in the Senate on June 18, 2013 (same description)
To extend for two years a Sept. 30, 2013 sunset on a 2012 law that “temporarily” allowed retired prison employees to simultaneously collect pension benefits and a paycheck for going back to work in a prison. Under current law, prison guards can retire and begin collecting pension checks as young as age 51 in some cases.
Received in the House on June 18, 2013
Passed 58 to 50 in the House on September 10, 2013 To concur with the Senate-passed version of the bill.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on September 24, 2013

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