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General Assembly

 

Raised Bill No. 241

February Session, 2012

 

LCO No. 1231

 

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Referred to Committee on Higher Education and Employment Advancement

 

Introduced by:

 

(HED)

 

AN ACT ALLOWING ADJUNCT FACULTY MEMBERS OF THE REGIONAL COMMUNITY-TECHNICAL COLLEGE SYSTEM TO WAIVE MEMBERSHIP IN A STATE RETIREMENT PLAN.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

Section 1. (NEW) (Effective July 1, 2012) An adjunct faculty member of a regional community-technical college shall be permitted to irrevocably waive membership in a Connecticut retirement plan not later than sixty days after accepting employment with such regional community-technical college. Once the adjunct faculty member waives membership in a Connecticut retirement plan, such faculty member is no longer eligible to elect to participate in a Connecticut retirement plan in any subsequent part-time employment with the regional community-technical college system, the Board of Regents for Higher Education or any other constituent unit, as defined in section 10a-1 of the general statutes.

This act shall take effect as follows and shall amend the following sections:

Section 1

July 1, 2012

New section

Statement of Purpose:

To permit adjunct faculty members of the regional community-technical colleges to waive membership in a Connecticut retirement plan just as adjunct faculty members employed by the Connecticut State University System or The University of Connecticut are permitted to do.

[Proposed deletions are enclosed in brackets. Proposed additions are indicated by underline, except that when the entire text of a bill or resolution or a section of a bill or resolution is new, it is not underlined.]