Lawmakers voice interest in revisiting KPERS retirement law

There are “lots of moving parts” to the relatively new working-after-retirement rules for Kansas Public Employees Retirement System retirees, said Alan Conroy, KPERS director.

And different public agencies find different parts of it to dislike.

The consensus emerging in a Kansas House Financial Institutions and Pensions subcommittee discussion Monday is that the legislation that came out of 2015-16 session was too complex. Potentially, the rules could be revisited and streamlined this year.

Rep. Dan Hawkins, R-Wichita, said he would like to shoot for simplication. Financial institutions and Pensions Chairman James Kelly, R-Independence, expressed a similar desire.

(Read more: The Hutchinson News)