Introduced by Rep. Mark Meadows (D) on September 11, 2012, to exempt “retired” state employees from a law that restricts their going back to work for the state and simultaneously collecting a pension. The exemption would apply if the person is age 60 or more, is engaged by the state as an independent contractor (rather than as an employee), and receives compensation less than 50 percent of the pension benefit amount. Also, to repeal the double-dipping restriction if the “retiree” has different duties with a different state department than the person’s previous state job.
Referred to the House Appropriations Committee on September 11, 2012.
Re: 2012 House Bill 5876 (Allow pension double dipping by certain “retired” state employees ) by albaby2 on September 18, 2012
Why was this bill written? There are plenty of people in Michigan that are unemployed and would love to have the jobs and health insurance that double dippers are keeping from them.Is this more political spoils legislation?
Re: 2012 House Bill 5876 (Allow pension double dipping by certain “retired” state employees ) by prettymonarch on September 18, 2012 State reps are often given a "bad rap" for what the citizens at large see as abuse of their funds. This is one of those situations that will give you a giant black eye. With today's economy and everyone else struggling to make ends meet - having our state employees be allowed to double dip is ajn unforgivable act on the part of a few VERY greedy people. Either pull the bill or vote NO!
2012 House Bill 5876 (Allow pension double dipping by certain “retired” state employees ) by admin on September 18, 2012 Introduced in the House on September 11, 2012