SCS CSHB 386(L&C): "An Act relating to the retirement rights of temporary hourly employees hired by the legislature."

00SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 386(L&C) 01 "An Act relating to the retirement rights of temporary hourly employees hired 02 by the legislature." 03 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 04 * Section 1. AS 24.10.060(e) is amended to read: 05  (e) The permanent interim committees of the legislature, the rules committees, 06 the president of the senate, or the speaker of the house of representatives, as 07 appropriate, may authorize the employment of temporary hourly employees. 08 Temporary hourly [HOURLY] employees are subject to the salary schedule set out 09 in AS 39.27.011 [AND GENERAL STATE LAWS REGARDING RETIREMENT] but 10 are not entitled to receive leave benefits. A temporary hourly employee is not 11 entitled to participate in a state retirement system on the basis of the temporary 12 legislative employment unless the employee requests that the position be 13 designated as a position entitled to coverage under the state retirement laws. If 14 the employee makes the request, the position shall be entitled to participate in

01 AS 39.35 (Public Employees' Retirement System). 02 * Sec. 2. AS 39.35.680(37) is amended to read: 03  (37) "seasonal" refers to an employee who is occupying a position for 04 less than 12 months each year where it is anticipated that the same employee will 05 return to the position when needed and includes a temporary hourly employee of the 06 legislature if the employee requests inclusion in this chapter under AS 24.10.060(e) 07 [PART OF THE SERVICE FOR THE LEGISLATURE DURING EACH CALENDAR 08 YEAR IS PERFORMED DURING A LEGISLATIVE SESSION];