Friday, September 9, 2011

Assembly Commits to Study Pension Reform in Future Legislative Sessions

The California State Assembly passed Senate Bill 827 to declare its intent to study pension reform in future sessions. The bill provides in its entirety:

"It is the intent of the Legislature to convene a conference committee to craft responsible, comprehensive legislation to reform state and local pension systems in a manner that reflects both the legitimate needs of public employees and the fiscal circumstances of state and local governments."

The current legislative session ends at midnight tonight.