NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Appropriations
SUBCOMMITTEE: Return to Work Interim Charge #5

TIME & DATE:  9:00AM, Wednesday, July 10, 2002

PLACE: E1.030

CHAIR: Rep. Jim Pitts

The subcommittee will meet for a second time in conjunction with the House
Committee on Pensions and Investments regarding
Interim Charge #5, Return to Work.

Examine the cost impacts on the state budget and the pension funds of
allowing state and certain school district employees to return to work
while receiving retirement benefits.  Consider policy issues raised by such
action including, differences in current law between state employees and
teachers.  Specifically consider the practice of "retiring-in-place."