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Enrolled House Bill (H)

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Theft by public servants. Specifies that in the case of a public servant who criminally exerts unauthorized control over public funds of the public servant's employer, the employer may be reimbursed from the public servant's public pension fund contributions and benefits. Provides that the employer may withhold payment of the public servant's contributions and interest during the pendency of the criminal case, but may not withhold the: (1) monthly pension portion of a retired public servant; or (2) disability benefits of a public servant who becomes disabled; during that time. Provides that assets of the judges' retirement system and the Theft by public servants. Specifies that in the case of a public servant who criminally exerts unauthorized control over public funds of the public servant's employer, the employer may be reimbursed from the public servant's public pension fund contributions and benefits. Provides that the employer may withhold payment of the public servant's contributions and interest during the pendency of the criminal case, but may not withhold the: (1) monthly pension portion of a retired public servant; or (2) disability benefits of a public servant who becomes disabled; during that time. Provides that assets of the judges' retirement system and the prosecuting attorneys retirement fund are exempt from levy, sale, garnishment, attachment, or other legal process. (Current law provides similar exemptions for certain funds administered by the Indiana public retirement system.) ... View more