Introduced by Rep. Fred Durhal, Jr. (D) on March 25, 2010, to suspend the 3 percent of salary state matching contribution for employee contributions to the defined contribution retirement plan for employees of the legislature during the fiscal year that begins Oct. 1, 2010.
Referred to the House Oversight And Investigations Committee on March 25, 2010.
Reported in the House on April 13, 2010, without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Amendment offered by Rep. Tom McMillin (R) on April 21, 2010, to tie-bar the bill to House Bill 4275, meaning this bill cannot become law unless that one does also. HB 4275 would prohibit the state from paying a higher percentage of the premium or other cost of health benefits for each state employee than the average for all the other states. The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on April 21, 2010.
Amendment offered by Rep. Bill Rogers (R) on April 21, 2010, to tie-bar the bill to Senate Bills 1226 and 1227, meaning this bill cannot become law unless those ones do also. They would require increased contributions by state and school employees to their defined benefit pension plans. The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on April 21, 2010.