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File #: 19-0357    Version: 0 Name: Fire and Police Employees’ Retirement System - Interest, Service Credits, Death Benefits, Direct Deposit, and Technical Corrections
Type: Ordinance Status: Enacted
File created: 3/25/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: Final action: 5/31/2019
Enactment #: 19-254
Title: Fire and Police Employees’ Retirement System - Interest, Service Credits, Death Benefits, Direct Deposit, and Technical Corrections For the purpose of repealing certain obsolete and obsolescent provisions; changing the definition of regular interest for valuation purposes; clarifying the crediting of military service under certain circumstances; modifying the calculation of the cost of purchasing and transferring prior system service, non-credited City service, former Maryland Police Corps service, and service earned for employment covered under a former non-City pension; expanding the definition of “minor child” for certain purposes; allowing certain spousal beneficiaries age 70 and over to remarry without penalty of losing benefits; allowing new beneficiary elections and survivorship option elections within certain time periods; requiring that, after a certain date and subject to certain exceptions, periodic benefit payments be made electronically; defining certain terms; providing ...
Sponsors: City Council President (Administration)
Indexes: Death Benefits, Fire & Police Retirement Systems, Interest
Attachments: 1. 19-0357~1st Reader, 2. Fire & Police Employees' Retirement System 19-0357, 3. Law 19-0357, 4. DHR 19-0357, 5. Finance 19-0357, 6. Labor Commission 19-0357, 7. 19-0357~3rd Reader, 8. Completed Bill File 19-0357
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
6/11/20190 Mayor Signed by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/6/20190 City Council Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/29/20190 City Council 3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/29/20190 Taxation, Finance and Economic Development Committee Recommended Favorably  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/25/20190 Taxation, Finance and Economic Development Committee Recommended FavorablyPass Action details Meeting details Not available
4/15/20190 Taxation, Finance and Economic Development Committee Scheduled for a Public Hearing  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/28/20190 City Council President Refer to Dept. of Finance  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/28/20190 City Council President Refer to Labor Commissioner  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/28/20190 City Council President Refer to Fire and Police Employees' Retirement System  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/28/20190 City Council President Refer to Dept. of Human Resources  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/28/20190 City Council President Refer to City Solicitor  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/25/20190 City Council Assigned  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/25/20190 City Council Introduced  Action details Meeting details Not available
Introductory*
Explanation: Capitals indicate matter added to existing law.
[Brackets] indicate matter deleted from existing law.

* Warning: This is an unofficial, introductory copy of the bill.
The official copy considered by the City Council is the first reader copy.

City of Baltimore
Council Bill

Introduced by: The Council President
At the request of: The Administration (Fire & Police Employees’ Retirement System)
A Bill Entitled

An Ordinance concerning
title
Fire and Police Employees’ Retirement System - Interest, Service Credits, Death Benefits, Direct Deposit, and Technical Corrections
For the purpose of repealing certain obsolete and obsolescent provisions; changing the definition of regular interest for valuation purposes; clarifying the crediting of military service under certain circumstances; modifying the calculation of the cost of purchasing and transferring prior system service, non-credited City service, former Maryland Police Corps service, and service earned for employment covered under a former non-City pension; expanding the definition of “minor child” for certain purposes; allowing certain spousal beneficiaries age 70 and over to remarry without penalty of losing benefits; allowing new beneficiary elections and survivorship option elections within certain time periods; requiring that, after a certain date and subject to certain exceptions, periodic benefit payments be made electronically; defining certain terms; providing for special effective dates; and generally relating to the Baltimore City Fire and Police Employees’ Retirement System.
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By repealing
Article 22 - Retirement Systems
Sections 30(7), 32(g), (h-1), (h-2), (h-3), (i), (j), (l), and (m) and 34(i)(2)(F) and (6)
Baltimore City Code
(Edition 2000)

By repealing and reordaining...

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