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S.B. 249 Has Passed

We are pleased to announce the passage of Senate Bill 249.

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We Need Your Support - Senate Bill 249

We need each of you to help in the passage of Senate Bill 249! Our law enforcement officers need your help in the passage of the proposed bill to help recruit and retain the officers that will make Georgia a safer and better place to live and work. Your support will make a big difference!  Please contact your Senator and Representative asking for their support of the bill.

Cost of Living Adjustment - Effective January 1, 2020

The Board of Commissioners approved a 1.5% Cost of Living Adjustment increase effective January 1, 2020, for both current and future retirees. The base rate per year of service is now $25.15. All current retirees will receive a 1.5% increase to their current gross pension amount effective January 1, 2020 (this will affect the payment received on the last banking day on January 2020).

Changes To The 30-55 Law - The Real Story

On July 1, 2002, a law was enacted that allowed members turning 55 years of age AND having 30 years of service credit with the POAB Fund to receive benefits without retiring from law enforcement.