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Pensions, Investments and Benefits Committee, Kansas State Legislature

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The Pensions, Investments and Benefits Joint Committee is a standing committee of the Kansas State Legislature.

Function

The joint committee on pensions, investments and benefits shall:
  • Monitor, review and make recommendations regarding investment policies and objectives formulated by the board of trustees of the Kansas public employees retirement system;
  • review and make recommendations relating to benefits for members under the Kansas public employees retirement system;
  • consider and make recommendations to the standing committee of the senate specified by the president of the senate relating to the confirmation of members of the board of trustees of the Kansas public employees retirement system appointed pursuant to K.S.A. 74-4905 and amendments thereto. The information provided by the Kansas bureau of investigation or other criminal justice agency pursuant to subsection (h) of K.S.A. 74-4905 and amendments thereto relating to the confirmation of members of the board to the standing committee of the senate specified by the president shall be forwarded by the Kansas bureau of investigation or such other criminal justice agency to such joint committee for such joint committee's consideration and other than conviction data, shall be confidential and shall not be disclosed except to members and employees of the joint committee as necessary to determine qualifications of such member. The committee, in accordance with K.S.A. 75-4319 and amendments thereto shall recess for a closed or executive meeting to receive and discuss information received by the committee pursuant to this subsection; and
  • review and make recommendations relating to the inclusion of city and county correctional officers as eligible members of the Kansas police and firemen's retirement system.[1][2]

Membership

...shall be composed of five senators and eight members of the house of representatives. The five senate members shall be the chairperson of the standing committee on ways and means of the senate, or a member of such committee appointed by the chairperson, two members appointed by the president and two members appointed by the minority leader. The eight representative members shall be the chairperson of the standing committee on appropriations of the house of representatives, or a member of such committee appointed by the chairperson, four members appointed by the speaker and three members appointed by the minority leader.[3][2]

2011-2012

The following table describes committee membership for the 2011 legislative session.

2009-2010

The following table describes committee membership for the 2009 legislative session.

External links

References

  1. Kansas State Legislature, "Kansas Statutes," accessed January 30, 2014(Article 46-2201(f))
  2. 2.0 2.1 Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
  3. Kansas State Legislature, "Kansas Statutes," accessed January 30, 2014(Article 46-2201(a))