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HB 0663 - Georgia Judicial Retirement System; membership for certain persons employed in certain full time positions requiring admission to the State Bar of Georgia as a condition of employment; require

Tracking Level: Monitor
Sponsor: Chuck Efstration
Last Action: 7/1/2020 - Effective Date
House Committee: Retirement
Senate Committee: Retirement
Assigned To:
04. State-Wide Business CourtNext Bill
Retirement & CompensationNext Bill

Staff Analysis of the Legislation

HB 663 amends Chapter 23 of Title 47 of the OCGA to provide membership eligibility for the Georgia Judicial Retirement System for a judge of the State-wide Business Court. The bill further entitles these members to retirement credit for service rendered in the State-wide Business Court between January 1, 2020 and June 30, 2020. Credit from the Employees’ Retirement System of Georgia will be eligible for transfer into the Georgia Judicial Retirement System. The bill provides that state-wide business court judges will be subject to all provisions of said chapter that are applicable to solicitors-general of the state courts. Finally, the bill provides membership eligibility for the Employees’ Retirement System of Georgia for all other individuals employed by the State-wide Business Court.

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