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2015 Senate Bill 12: Allow pension double-dipping by “retired” Attorney General employees

Public Act 20 of 2015

Introduced by Sen. Rick Jones (R) on January 20, 2015 To allow a retired state employee to simultaneously collect pension benefits and a paycheck for work performed as an Attorney General consultant or expert witness.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on January 20, 2015
Reported in the Senate on January 21, 2015 With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Passed 37 to 0 in the Senate on February 3, 2015.
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(same description)
To allow a retired state employee to simultaneously collect pension benefits and a paycheck for work performed as an Attorney General consultant or expert witness.
Received in the House on February 3, 2015
Referred to the House Judiciary Committee on February 3, 2015
Amendment offered by Rep. Martin Howrylak (R) on April 15, 2015 To cap the number of hours the "retired" employee can get paid for while still collecting a pension.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on April 15, 2015
Passed 82 to 28 in the House on April 16, 2015.
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(same description)
To allow a retired state employee to simultaneously collect pension benefits and a paycheck for work performed as an Attorney General consultant or expert witness.
Received in the Senate on April 21, 2015
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on May 5, 2015

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