Overview: HB 2069 precludes future employees of political subdivision entities (PSEs) from joining the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS).
League Position:OPPOSE - The League opposes the bill because PSEs solely serve government and government purposes and preventing future employees from joining or remaining in ASRS will hurt the recruitment of quality staff.
Summary: HB 2069 prohibits future employees of PSEs from ASRS. Municipalities are served by a number of PSEs, including the League of Arizona Cities and Towns, the Arizona Municipal Water Users Association and various regional councils of governments.
02/11/14: HB 2069 passed out of the House Insurance and Retirement Committee on a 4-3 vote. The League signed in to oppose the bill. The bill now proceeds to the House Rules Committee.
02/27/14: HB 2069 passed out of House Committee of the Whole with the floor amendment offered by Representative Ugenti. The bill now proceeds to Senate Third Reading.