Agenda Item 7F
August 2,2016
Introduction
MEMORANDUM
July 29,2016
TO:
FROM:
County Council
Robert H. Drummer, Senior Legislative Attorney
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SUBJECT:
Introduction:
Expedited Bill 36-16, Employees' Retirement System - Disability
Retirement - Redetermination of Eligibility - Amendments
Expedited Bill 36-16, Employees' Retirement System - Disability Retirement ­
Redetermination of Eligibility - Amendments, sponsored by Lead Sponsor Council President
Floreen at the request of the County Executive, is scheduled to be introduced on August 2, 2016.
A public hearing is tentatively scheduled for September
13
at 1:30 p.m.
County Code §33-43(g) requires the periodic medical reexamination of a disability retiree.
The Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) is authorized to reduce or discontinue disability
retirement benefits if the retiree is no longer medically qualified. Although a disability retiree
whose benefits are discontinued due to a medical reexamination can apply for an open County
position, there is currently no provision permitting the CAO to non-competitively appoint the
person to a merit position.
Bill 36-16 would permit the County to non-competitively re-appoint a former County
employee to the same position or a position of comparable status in the same Department if the
individual's disability retirement benefits are discontinued due to a medical reexamination. The
Bill would also permit the former disability retiree to become a member of the retirement plan in
which the individual was enrolled when the individual left County service if the individual was
vested at the time the individual left County service. These 2 new provisions would only apply to
a member who became disabled on or before July 1,2016.
Finally, the Bill would add a definition for a position of comparable status.
This packet contains:
Expedited Bill 36-16
Legislative Request Report
Executive's Transmittal Memorandum
Fiscal and Economic Impact Statement
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Expedited Bill No. _-"3=6-'-1'-"'6'--_ __
Concerning:
Employees' Retirement
System - Disability Retirement ­
Redetermination of Eligibility ­
Amendments
Revised: July 26.2016
Draft No. 3
Introduced:
August 2.2016
Expires:
Februarv 2.2018
Enacted: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __
Executive: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __
Effective: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __
Sunset Date: ....!N..:.:o=n'-=e_ _:---_ _ __
Ch. _ _, Laws of Mont. Co. _ __
COUNTY COUNCIL
FOR MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MARYLAND
Lead Sponsor: Council President at the request of the County Executive
AN EXPEDITED ACT
to:
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require the County to re-employ certain former County employees if the
individual's disability retirement benefits are discontinued;
define a position of comparable status; and
generally amend the law regarding disability retirement.
By amending
Montgomery County Code
Chapter 33, Personnel and Human Resources
Sections 33-37, 33-38A and 33-43
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Existing law unaffected by bill.
The County Council for Montgomery County, Maryland approves the following Act:
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Sec.
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Sections 33-37, 33-38A, and 33-43 are amended as follows:
33-37. Membership requirements and membership groups.
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An individual whose disability retirement benefits under Section
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Membership groups and eligibility.
Any full-time or part-time
employee is eligible for membership in the appropriate membership
group if the employee meets all of the requirements for the group:
(1) Group A: An employee, elected official, or appointed official not
eligible for membership in another group is a group A member.
An employee who otherwise would be eligible for membership
in group A must participate in the guaranteed retirement income
plan or the retirement savings plan if the employee:
(A) begins, or returns to, County service on or after October 1,
1994 (except as provided
in
the last sentence of subsection
(e)(2) or (e)(7));
(B) is not represented by an employee organization;
(C) does not occupy a bargaining unit position; and
(D) is not an elected official (except as provided in subsection
(e)(4)[(D)(ii))].
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Group E: The Chief Administrative Officer, the Council
Administrator, the hearing examiners, the County Attorney and
each head of a principal department or office of the County
government, if appointed to that position before July 30, 1978,
or a member having held that position on or before October 1,
1972. Any sworn deputy sheriff and any County correctional
staff or officer as designated by the chief administrative officer.
Any group E member who has reached elective early retirement
date may retain membership
in
group E if the member transfers
from the position which qualified the member for group E. Any
group E member who is temporarily transferred from the position
which qualified the member for group E may retain membership
in group E as long as the temporary transfer from the group E
position does not exceed 3 years. Any former group E member
who returns to County service under Section 33-43(g)(4) because
the member's disability retirement benefits are discontinued
pursuant to Section 33-43(g)(1) must return as a group E member
even if the position is not qualified for group E membership if
the individual was vested under Section 33-45 at the time the
individual left County service. Notwithstanding the foregoing
provisions in group E, any employee who is eligible for
membership
in
group E must participate in the guaranteed
retirement income plan or the retirement savings plan under
Article VIII if the employee:
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(A)
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begins, or returns to, County service on or after
October 1, 1.994 (except as provided in the last
sentence of subsection (e )(2) or (e )(7));
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is not represented by an employee organization; and
does not occupy a bargaining unit position; or
begins County service on or after October 1, 1994;
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(B)
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is subject to the terms of a collective bargaining
agreement between the County and an employee
organization which requires the employee to
participate in the guaranteed retirement income plan
or the retirement savings plan.
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Group F: sworn police officers.
(A)
A group F member who has reached elective early
retirement date may retain membership
in
group F if the
member is transferred from the position that qualified the
member for group F membership.
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A group F member who is temporarily transferred from
the position that qualified the member for group F
membership may retain membership in group F as long as
the temporary transfer from the group F position does not
exceed 3 years.
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Notwithstanding the foregoing provisions in group F, an
employee who is eligible for membership in group F must
participate in the retirement savings plan under Article
VIII or the guaranteed retirement income plan if the
employee:
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(i)
begins, or returns to, County service on or after
Octo ber 1, 1994 (except as provided in the last
sentence of subsection (e)(2) or (e)(7));
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(ii) is not represented by an employee organization;
and
(iii) does not occupy a bargaining unit position.
(D) An employee who is eligible for membership in group F
must participate in the retirement savings plan under
Article VIII if the employee:
(i)
begins County service on or after October 1, 1994;
and
(ii) is subject to the terms of a collective bargaining
agreement between the County and an employee
organization
that
requires
the
employee
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participate in the retirement savings plan.
(E) A group F member who is a member of the Police
Bargaining Unit may transfer to the retirement savings
plan under Article VIII if the employee has accumulated
enough credited service to obtain the maximum retirement
benefit under the optional or integrated plan.
(E) Any former group
E
member who returns to County
service under Section 33-43(g)(2) because the member's
disability retirement benefits are discontinued pursuant to
Section 33-43(g)(1) must return as
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even if the individual does not qualify as
sworn police
officer if the individual was vested under Section 33-45 at
the time the individual left County service.
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Group G: Any paid firefighter, paid fire officer, and paid rescue
service personnel. Any group G member who has reached normal
retirement may retain memhership in group G if the member
transfers from the position which qualified the member for group
G. Any group G member who is temporarily transferred from the
position which qualified the member for Group G may retain
membership in group G as long as the temporary transfer from
the group G position does not exceed 3 years.
(A)
Notwithstanding the foregoing provisions in group G, any
employee who is eligible for membership in group G must
participate in the retirement savings plan under Article
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if the employee:
(i)
begins County service on or after October 1, 1994;
and
(ii)
is subject to the terms of a collective bargaining
agreement between the County and an employee
organization which requires the employee to
participate in the retirement savings plan.
(B)
An employee who is eligible for membership in group G
must participate in the retirement savings plan under
Article VIII or the guaranteed retirement income plan if:
(i)
the employee begins, or returns to, County service
on or after October 1, 1994 (except as provided in
the last sentence of subsection (e)(2) or (e)(7);
(ii)
is not represented by an employee organization;
and
(iii)
does not occupy a bargaining unit position.
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Any former group G member who returns to County
service under Section 33-43(g)(3) because the member's
disability retirement benefits
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Section 33-43(g)(l) must return as g group G member
even ifthe individual does not qualify as g paid firefighter,
paid fire officer or paid rescue service personnel if the
individual was vested under Section 33-45 at the time the
individual left County service.
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Group H: Any member, including any probationary employee,
who holds a bargaining unit position described in section 33­
105(a)(1) or section 33-105(a)(2), unless the member is eligible
for membership in group B or E. Notwithstanding the foregoing
provisions in group H, any employee who is eligible for
membership in group H must participate in the guaranteed
retirement income plan or the retirement savings plan under
Article VIII ifthe employee:
(A)
begins, or returns to, County service on or after October 1,
1994 (except as provided in the last sentence of subsection
(e)(2) or (e)(7)); and
(B)
is subject to the terms ofa collective bargaining agreement
between the County and an employee organization which
requires the employee to participate in the guaranteed
retirement income plan or the retirement savings plan.
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DROP Plan for Group F members.
"Discontinued Retirement Service
Program" or "DRSP" means the DROP program for Group F members.
(1)
Eligibility.
A Group F member who is at least 46 years old and
has at least 25 years of credited service may participate in the
DRSP. A member who returns to County employment under
Section 33-43(g)(2)(B) and participates as
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under Section 33-37 is eligible to participate
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prior to receiving
disability retirements benefits under Section 33-43, the member
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DROP Planfor Group Gmembers.
Eligibility.
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employee who is a member of Group G and who
has met the minimum requirements for a normal retirement may
participate in the DROP Plan. A member who returns to
employment under Section 33-43(g)(3)(B) and participates as
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Group G member under Section 33-37 is eligible to participate
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prior to receiving disability retirements benefits under Section
33-43, the member had 10 years of credited service as
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officer who is at least age 55 years old and has at least 15 years
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of credited service or is at least 46 years old and has at least 25
years of credited service may participate in the DROP. A
uniformed correctional officer or sworn deputy sheriff must
participate in the optional retirement plan or the integrated
retirement plan as a Group E member in order to participate in
the DROP. A member who returns to employment under Section
33-43(g)(4) and participates as
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33-37 is eligible to participate if prior to receiving disability
benefits under Section 33-43, the member had 12 years and six
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uniformed correctional officer with Montgomery County
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following meanings:
Definitions.
In this Section, the following words and phrases have the
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Medical reexamination ofdisability retiree.
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The Chief Administrative Officer must require a member
receiving disability pension payments to undergo either a yearly
physical examination or to submit a medical doctor's certificate
verifying continuation of the disability during the 5 years after
retirement, and once in every 3 years thereafter, until age 55 for
a member of group B, E, F, or G, or age 60 for a member of group
A or H, unless the Chief Administrative Officer finds that a
physical examination is unnecessary because of the nature and
severity ofthe injury or illness. The Chief Administrative Officer
must review the findings of the physical examination and take
appropriate action, which may include submitting the results of
the evaluation to the Disability Review Panel
for a
redetermination whether the individual qualifies for disability
benefits in accordance with subsection (d). If a member does not
submit to the examination, the Chief Administrative Officer may
reduce or discontinue any disability pension payments which the
member receives. The Disability Review Panel may require the
member to submit to an additional independent medical
examination. A member may appeal a decision to reduce or
discontinue disability pension payments to the appropriate
Disability Arbitration Board.
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reappointed (unless the reappointment is declined) to
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the disability occurred, if:
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(A) A retired Group G member must be non-competitively
reappointed (unless the reappointment is declined) to
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personnel position, at
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of the position to which the member was assigned when
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conducted under subsection (g)(l); and
(iii) the
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Chief
Administrative Officer to be physically able to
perform all of the essential duties of
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Fire and Rescue
Service Department (unless the
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the member became disabled on or before July
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fire fighter, paid fire officer, or paid rescue service
position, or ifthe member is not medically approved
for reappointment to
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officer, or paid rescue service position
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Employee Medical Examiner; or
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Administrative Officer to be unable to perform all
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rank, grade and step equal to that of the
position to which the member was assigned when the
disability occurred
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(iii) the
member
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the
Chief
Administrative Officer to be physically able to
perform all of the essential duties of the position to
which the member was assigned when the disability
occurred;
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reappointment is declined) if:
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conducted under subsection (g){l); and
(iii) the member is not eligible for the position to which
the member was assigned when the disability
occurred.
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Groups A and H: A retired Group A or H member must be non­
competitively reappointed (unless the reappointment is declined)
to either that position at the grade and step equal the individual
held when the disability occurred or
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same grade and step if:
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the member became retired on or before July
1.,.
2016;
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Officer to be physically able to perform all of the essential
duties of the position to which the member was assigned
when the disability occurred.
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The Council declares that this legislation is necessary for the immediate
protection of the public interest. This Act takes effect on the date it becomes law.
Approved:
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Nancy Floreen, President, County Council
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Isiah Leggett, County Executive
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This is a correct copy o/Council action.
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Linda M. Lauer, Clerk of the Council
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LEGISLATIVE REQUEST REPORT
Expedited Bill 36-16
Employees' Retirement System-Disability Retirement-Redetermination ofEligibility­
Amendments
DESCRIPTION:
The Bill amends the County's retirement law to permit the CAO to
non-competitively re-employ certain former County employees to
a position of comparable status if the individual has disability
retirement benefits discontinued after a medical reexamination.
The Bill would defme a position of comparable status. The Bill
would also permit the former disability retiree to become a
member of the retirement plan in which the individual was enrolled
when the individual left County service if the individual was
vested at the time the individual left County service.
PROBLEM:
The County Code does not provide for non-competitive re­
employment of persons whose disability retirement benefits have
been stopped due to a medical reexamination.
GOALS AND
OBJECTIVES:
The goal of the Bill is to encourage the re-employment of fonner
County employees whose disability retirement benefits have been
stopped due to a medical reexamination.
COORDINATION:
Montgomery County Employee Retirement Plans, Office of Human
Resources, and the County Attorney's Office have reviewed this
Bill.
FISCAL IMPACT:
Office of Management and Budget
ECONOMIC
IMPACT:
EVALUATION:
EXPERIENCE
ELSEWHERE:
Finance
N/A
Numerous other retirement plans in the surrounding jurisdictions
offer similar re-employment rights to certain persons whose
disability retirement benefits have been stopped.
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SOURCE OF
INFORMATION:
Linda Hennan, Montgomery County Employee Retirement Plans
Shawn Stokes, Office of Human Resources
Amy Moskowitz, Office of the County Attorney
APPLICATION
WITIDN
MUNICIP
ALITIES:N/A
PENALTIES:
N/A
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OFFICE OF TIIE COUNTY EXECUTIVE
ROCKVll.LE, MARYLAND 20850
Isiah .Leggett
County Executive
MEMORANDUM
July 20, 2016
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Nancy Floreen, Council President
Expedited Bill to Amend the County's Retirement Law
I am attaching for the Council's consideration a bill that would amend the
County's retirement law to permit persons whose Employees' Retirement System's
disability retirement benefits have been stopped, due to no longer being medically
eligible to receive the benefits, to be non-competitively rehired by the County
government.
The County Code establishes the requirements for disability retirement
benefits in Section 33-43 and provides for the ongoing re-evaluation of certain persons
receiving the disability benefits. However, it does not currently provide for the non­
competitive reappointment of persons whose disability benefits are stopped. The
legislation would permit the County government to re-employ these individuals non­
competitively to County government positions within the department in which they were
working prior to the disability award being granted.
The bill would permit the Board to delegate its duties as it deems
appropriate and consistent with its fiduciary duties and its written policies and
procedures.
Thank you for your prompt consideration of this bill.
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Fiscal Impact Statement
Expedited Bill
XX-16,
Employees' Retirement System - Disability
1.
Legislative Summary.
This bill would amend the law concerning the re-employment of certain former County
employees to County employment following a discontinuation of disability benefits, and
define a ''position ofcomparable
status".
2.
An
estimate of changes in County revenues and expenditures regardless of whether
the revenues or expenditures are assumed
in
the recommended or approved budget.
Includes source of information, assumptions, and methodologies used.
This bill would provide for the non-competitive re-employment of certain former County
employees whose disability benefits had been stopped due to their no longer being
medically eligible to receive the benefits. These individuals would
be
placed into either
the position formerly occupied,
if
qualifications are met, or into positions of comparable
status.
Since the bill would pennit non-cOmpetitive re-employment into a vacant position,
this bill is not estimated to have a fiscal impact.
This bill would have no impact on County revenues.
3.
Revenue and expenditure estimates covering at least the next
6
fiscal years.
Not applicable
4.
An
actuarial analysis tbrough the entire amortization period for each bill that would
affect retiree pension or group insurance costs.
The number of individuals who may no longer
be
eligible for disability retirement
payments and could
be.
non-competitively re-employed is not expected to be significant.
This bill is not estimated to have a material fiscal impact.
s.
Later actions that may atl'ect future revenue and expenditUres
if
the bill authorizes ;
future spending.
Not applicable.
6. .An
estimate of the
staff
time needed to implement the
bill
Not applicable.
7.
An
explanation of how the addition of new staff responsibilities would affect other
duties.
Not applicable.
8.
An
estim.te of costs when an additional appropriation is needed.
Not applicable.
9. A description of any variable that could affect revenue and cost estimates.
In
the event the individual being re-employed is on .the high end ofthe particular
grade/step scale, there could
be
a
fiscal
impact between the personnel costs ofthe re­
employment over the personnel costs of an alternative hire lower in the grade/step. The
number of re-employments is difficult to project, but is not expected to
be
significant.
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10. Ranges of revenue or expenditures that are uncertain or difficult to project.
See response to #9.
11. H a bill is likely to have no fIScal impact, why that
is
the case.
Not applicable.
12. Other fiscal impacts or comments.
Not applicable.
13. The following contributed to and concurred with this analysis:
Corey Orlosky, Office of Management and Budget
Linda Herman, Director, Montgomery County Employee Retirement Plans
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Economic Impact Statement
Bill
##-16,
Employees' Retirement System
Background:
This legislation would amend the County's retirement plan to re-employ certain former County
employees to County employment
if
the individual's disability retirement benefits are
discontinued under County Code Section 33...:43G. Section 33-43 governs the award and
payment of disability retirement benefits and sets forth the criteria for the required ongoing
medical evaluation ofpersons receiving disability retirement benefits. However, current law
does not provide for the non-competitive re-employment of persons whose disability retirement
benefits have been discontinued. Bill ##-16 would amend the Code to permit re-employment of
such individuals. Also, County Council did not defme comparable status in the County Code.
Bill ##-16 amends Section 33-43 by adding the following definition to Section 33-43(b):
"Position of comparable status means a position that is the same pay as the position the
member was assigned before receiving disability retirement benefits "and which is in the same
department and for which the member is qualified."
1. The sources of information, assumptions, and methodologies used.
Sources of information include the Montgomery County Employees Retirement Plans
(MCERP) and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). The Department of Finance
did not use any assumptions or methodologies in the preparation of the economic impact
statement (ElS). Data provided by MCERP as of June 30, 2015, states that there were 6,380
retirees and beneficiaries of which 1,125 (17.6%) were receiving disability retirement
benefits. However, without specific data on the probability that current retirees receiving
"disability benefits will be ineligible for such benefits and not be re-employed, it is uncertain
if Bill ##-16 would have an impact on the County's economy.
2. A description of any variable that could affect the economic impact estimates.
The variable that could affect the impact estimates are the number of retirees who would be
re-employed.
3. The Bill's positive or negative effect,
if
any on employment, spending, savings,
investment, incomes, and property valu,es
in
the County.
As stated
in
paragraph 1, without specific data on the number of retirees who may be re­
employed, it is uncertain whether Bill ##-16 would have
an
impact on the County's
employment, spending, savings, incomes, and property values. However, if the number of
retirees who are re-employed is small in terms of the County's total employment, there
would be no significant positive effect on the County's economy.
4.
If
a BiU is likely to have no economic impact, why is that the case?
Please ,see paragraph
3
on the impact to the County's economy.
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Economic Impact Statement
Bill ##-16, Employees' Retirement System
5. The following contributed to or concurred with this analysis:
David Platt, Finance; Linda
Hennan, Executive Director, Montgomery County Employee Retirement Plans; Corey
Orlosky,OMB.
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