Florida Senate - 2015                             CS for SB 1054
       By the Committee on Governmental Oversight and Accountability;
       and Senator Evers
       585-02130-15                                          20151054c1
    1                        A bill to be entitled                      
    2         An act relating to retirement; amending s. 121.055,
    3         F.S.; authorizing local agency employers to reassess
    4         designation of positions for inclusion in the Senior
    5         Management Service Class; providing for removal of
    6         certain positions; providing an effective date.
    8  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   10         Section 1. Subsection (2) of section 121.055, Florida
   11  Statutes, is amended to read:
   12         121.055 Senior Management Service Class.—There is hereby
   13  established a separate class of membership within the Florida
   14  Retirement System to be known as the “Senior Management Service
   15  Class,” which shall become effective February 1, 1987.
   16         (2)(a) Participation in this class shall cease when the
   17  member terminates employment in an eligible position. Once a
   18  position is designated as eligible for inclusion in the class,
   19  that position may shall not be removed from the class unless the
   20  duties and responsibilities of the position change substantially
   21  and therefore no longer meet the requirements provided in this
   22  section for participation in the class, except as provided in
   23  paragraph (b).
   24         (b) Beginning Effective July 1, 2015 1997, and every 5
   25  years thereafter, each local agency employer may, between July
   26  1, 1997, and December 31, 1997, reassess its designation of
   27  positions for inclusion in the Senior Management Service Class
   28  as provided in paragraph (1)(b), and may request removal from
   29  the class of any such positions that it deems appropriate. The
   30  such removal of any previously designated positions is shall be
   31  effective on the first day of the month following written
   32  notification of removal to the division before prior to January
   33  1, 1998.
   34         Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2015.