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2012 Senate Bill 1360: Extend deadline on school employee pension reform choices

Public Act 359 of 2012

  1. Introduced by Sen. Roger Kahn (R) on November 8, 2012, to give public school employees an extra two months (until Feb. 1, 2013) to choose whether to contribute more toward the cost of their defined benefit pension or else accept a slightly less generous benefit calculation formula, as required by a recently-passed pension reform law.
    • Referred to the Senate Appropriations Committee on November 8, 2012.
      • Reported in the Senate on November 29, 2012, with the recommendation that the bill pass.
    • Amendment offered in the Senate on November 29, 2012, to revise the proposed deadline. The amendment passed by voice vote in the Senate on November 29, 2012.
  2. Passed 26 to 12 in the Senate on November 29, 2012, to extend from from October 26, 2012, to January 9, 2013, the deadline for public school employees to choose whether to contribute more toward the cost of their defined benefit pensions or else accept a slightly less generous benefit calculation formula, as required by a recently-passed pension reform law.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the House on November 29, 2012.
    • Referred to the House Appropriations Committee on November 29, 2012.
      • Reported in the House on December 5, 2012, without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
    • Amendment offered by Rep. Ellen Lipton (D) on December 5, 2012. The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on December 5, 2012.
  4. Passed 64 to 43 in the House on December 5, 2012.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  5. Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on December 14, 2012.

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