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Title VIII PUBLIC OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES, BONDS AND RECORDS

Chapter 104

Effective - 01 Jul 2003, see footnote bottom

  104.404.  Certain employees eligible for retirement may apply for medical benefits upon retirement, amount of contribution, time limitations. — 1.  An employee who has not been a retiree of the system in which such employee is currently receiving creditable or credited service, who is eligible to receive a normal annuity pursuant to section 104.080, 104.090, 104.100, 104.271, or 104.400, or a life and any temporary annuity pursuant to section 104.1024, and whose annuity commences no later than September 1, 2003, shall be eligible to receive the medical benefits described in section 104.403.

  2.  An employee who would be eligible to receive a normal annuity pursuant to section 104.080, 104.090, 104.100, 104.271, or 104.400, or a life and any temporary annuity pursuant to section 104.1024, no later than January 1, 2004, shall be eligible to retire based on the employee's creditable or credited service and the average compensation or final average pay on the employee's date of termination of employment if the employee applies to retire and whose annuity commences no later than September 1, 2003.  Such employee who so retires shall be eligible to receive the medical benefits described in subsection 1 of this section.

  3.  Any employee described in subsections 1 and 2 of this section who otherwise would be eligible to elect to receive benefits under the provisions of sections 104.625 and 104.1024, by no later than January 1, 2004, shall be eligible to elect to receive benefits pursuant to sections 104.625 and 104.1024; except that in no event shall a lump sum payment be made for any time period after the employee's annuity starting date.

  4.  A retiree whose retirement annuity commenced on or after February 1, 2003, but no later than September 1, 2003, shall be eligible to receive the medical benefits described in section 104.403.

  5.  The state may hire employees to replace those employees retiring pursuant to this section and section 104.403, except that departments shall not fill more than twenty-five percent of those positions vacated.  Exceptions to the twenty-five percent restriction may be made for critical or seasonal positions or positions which are entirely federally funded.  Such determination shall be made by rule and regulation promulgated by the office of administration.  The provisions of this subsection shall not apply to Truman University, Lincoln University or the educational institutions described in section 174.020.

  6.  Any rule or portion of a rule, as that term is defined in section 536.010, that is created under the authority delegated in this section shall become effective only if it complies with and is subject to all of the provisions of chapter 536 and, if applicable, section 536.028.  This section and chapter 536 are nonseverable and if any of the powers vested with the general assembly pursuant to chapter 536 to review, to delay the effective date, or to disapprove and annul a rule are subsequently held unconstitutional, then the grant of rulemaking authority and any rule proposed or adopted after August 28, 2003, shall be invalid and void.

  7.  The Missouri state employees' retirement system and the highways and transportation employees' and highway patrol retirement system shall make a report in writing to the governor, commissioner of administration, and the general assembly by April 1, 2004, and in addition shall provide monthly tracking of the effect of state employee retirements pursuant to this section and section 104.403.  The report shall cover the time period of February 1, 2003, to January 31, 2004.  The report shall include the number of such retirements, the amount of payroll affected as a result of retirements, and the financial effect of such retirements as expressed in a report by each system's actuary.

  8.  The office of administration shall make a report in writing to the governor and the general assembly by April 1, 2004, and in addition shall provide monthly tracking of the budgetary effect of state employee retirements pursuant to this section and section 104.403.  The report shall include the amount of payroll reduced as a result of such retirements, the number of positions that are core cut as a result of such retirements, the number of employees employed to replace those who retired pursuant to this section, and the financial effect on the budget, including any costs associated with payment of medical premiums by the state.

  9.  The Missouri consolidated health care plan shall make a report in writing to the governor and the general assembly by April 1, 2004, and in addition shall provide monthly tracking of the effect of state employee retirements pursuant to this section and section 104.403.  The report may include, and not be limited to, the amount of payroll reduced as a result of such retirements, the number of positions that are core cut as a result of such retirements, the number of employees employed to replace those who retired pursuant to this section, and the financial effect on the budget, including any costs associated with payment of medical premiums by the state.

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(L. 2003 S.B. 248, et al. § 2)

Effective 7-01-03


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