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House Bill (S)

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Survivor benefits. Provides that a surviving spouse or a surviving dependent of a member of the public employees' retirement fund (PERF) or the Indiana state teachers' retirement fund (TRF) who dies after June 30, 2018, and before the member retires from PERF or TRF is entitled to a survivor benefit, regardless of whether the member dies in service in a position covered by PERF or TRF or out of service, if: (1) the member has at least 10 years of creditable service; and (2) the surviving spouse or surviving dependent otherwise qualifies for the benefit. Makes conforming changes. (The introduced Survivor benefits. Provides that a surviving spouse or a surviving dependent of a member of the public employees' retirement fund (PERF) or the Indiana state teachers' retirement fund (TRF) who dies after June 30, 2018, and before the member retires from PERF or TRF is entitled to a survivor benefit, regardless of whether the member dies in service in a position covered by PERF or TRF or out of service, if: (1) the member has at least 10 years of creditable service; and (2) the surviving spouse or surviving dependent otherwise qualifies for the benefit. Makes conforming changes. (The introduced version of this bill was prepared by the interim study committee on pension management oversight.) ... View more