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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill S.44 189th (2015 - 2016)

An Act providing for an employee retirement incentive program

Senate -- The committee on Ways and Means, to whom was referred the House Bill providing for an employee retirement incentive program (House, No. 3189, amended); reports, recommending that the same ought to pass with an amendment striking out all after the enacting clause and inserting in place thereof the text of Senate document numbered 44; by striking out the title and inserting in place thereof the following title:- “An Act relative to state personnel”; and by striking out the emergency preamble and inserting in place thereof the following emergency preamble:- “Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to provide forthwith for a fair and orderly manner in which the number of executive department employees may be reduced in order to decrease expenditures by the commonwealth, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.”

Bill Information

Sponsor:
Senate Committee on Ways and Means
Displaying 21 Senate Amendments
Clerk # Sponsor Title Action
1
Moore, Michael O. Early Retirement Expansion Rejected
2
(Redraft)
Donoghue, Eileen M. Guarantee of Direct Payroll Savings to the Commonwealth Adopted
3
Rodrigues, Michael J. Spousal Benefit Rejected
4
Withdrawn
5
(S.48)
Donnelly, Kenneth J. Cost benefit analysis Rejected
6
(S.49)
Rush, Michael F. Comprehensive Early Retirement Incentive Program Rejected
7
Withdrawn
8
Keenan, John F. Eligibility for Federal Grant and Capital Employees Rejected
9
(Redraft)
Keenan, John F. Fair and Inclusive Incentive Program Rejected
10
Keenan, John F. Implementation Conditional on Meeting Reporting Requirements Adopted
11
Keenan, John F. Maximum Salary for Eligibility Rejected
12
Keenan, John F. Executive Office Secretaries to Identify Critical Positions Rejected
13
Keenan, John F. Required Reporting on Critical Positions Rejected
14
Keenan, John F. Required Action by Retirement Board Rejected
15
(Redraft)
Keenan, John F. Reporting on Priority Fill Positions Adopted
16
Keenan, John F. Additional Payroll Savings Options Rejected
17
(Redraft)
Keenan, John F. Net Savings Adopted
18
Keenan, John F. Technical Change for Consistent Language Adopted
19
Withdrawn
20
Chang-Diaz, Sonia Report on Preservation of Services Rejected
21
Spilka, Karen E. Corrective Amendment Adopted

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