H 8235 was introduced by Representative Anastasia Williams and Representative Camille Vella-Wilkinson on May 24, 2018.
|Introduced||In Committee||On Floor Calendar||Passed Chamber|
|Passed Legislature||On Governor’s Desk||Governor Acted||Session Law|
No further action was taken on this bill prior to the end of the legislative session.
May 24, 2018 – Introduced; Referred to House Finance Committee.
Last updated 7/12/2018.
PROPOSED STUDY BILL CHARACTERISTICS
|Bill Number||H 8235|
|Study Entity||Retirement security commission|
|Scope of Study||The purpose of the retirement security commission shall be to study all currently available retirement plans for both public and private sector employees, including, but not limited to:
1) Measurements for the general retirement readiness of both public and private sector employees in Rhode Island;
2) Accessibility and availability of plans and options;
3) Retirement plan enrollment processes;
4) Eligibility or mandatory qualifications for employers and employees;
5) Financial impact on businesses and the state; and
6) Potential new retirement plan options.
|Program Funding||The membership of said commission shall receive no compensation for their services. The Speaker of the House is hereby authorized and directed to provide suitable quarters for said commission.|
|Study Deadline||The commission shall report its findings and recommendations to the General Assembly no later than May 15, 2019, and said commission shall expire on January 15, 2020.|
2018 Legislative Session Dates: January 2, 2018 – mid-July
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Source: Georgetown University Center for Retirement Initiatives