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SB 6378 - Amends State Employee Pension System - Key Vote

Washington Key Votes

Hans Dunshee voted Nay (Passage) on this Legislation.

Read statements Hans Dunshee made in this general time period.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Amends State Employee Pension System

Legislation - Passage (House) (56-42) - (Key vote)

Title: Amends State Employee Pension System

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that amends the state employee pension system for employees who choose to retire before the age of 65.

Highlights:
  • Amends the alternative early retirement plan for individuals employed on or after May 1, 2013, who are at least 55 years of age and have 30 years of service years by increasing the benefits reduction rate from 3 percent to 5 percent per year to reflect the difference in the number of years between the age at retirement and the attainment of age 65 (Sec. 1).
  • Decreases the assumed investment rate of return of the state's pension system from 8 percent to the following (Sec. 7):
    • 7.9 percent starting July 1, 2013;
    • 7.8 percent starting July 1, 2015; and
    • 7.7 percent starting July 1, 2017.
Note:

NOTE: THIS BILL WAS VOTED ON DURING A SPECIAL SESSION OF THE LEGISLATURE

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (27-22) - (Key vote)

Title: Amends State Employee Pension System

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that amends the state employee pension system for employees who choose to retire before the age of 65.

Highlights:
  • Amends the alternative early retirement plan for individuals employed on or after May 1, 2013, who are at least 55 years of age and have 30 years of service years by increasing the benefits reduction rate from 3 percent to 5 percent per year to reflect the difference in the number of years between the age at retirement and the attainment of age 65 (Sec. 1).
  • Decreases the assumed investment rate of return of the state's pension system from 8 percent to the following (Sec. 7):
    • 7.9 percent starting July 1, 2013;
    • 7.8 percent starting July 1, 2015; and
    • 7.7 percent starting July 1, 2017.
Note:

NOTE: THIS VOTE RECONSIDERS A PREVIOUS VOTE.

NOTE: THIS BILL WAS VOTED ON DURING A SPECIAL SESSION OF THE LEGISLATURE

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (25-24) -
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Amends State Employee Pension System

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