1Amending the act of August 31, 1971 (P.L.398, No.96), entitled
2"An act providing for the creation, maintenance and operation
3of a county employes' retirement system, and imposing certain
4charges on counties and providing penalties," further
5providing for supplemental benefits.

6The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
7hereby enacts as follows:

8Section 1. Section 30(b) of the act of August 31, 1971
9(P.L.398, No.96), known as the County Pension Law, amended July
1018, 1986 (P.L.1410, No.126), is amended to read:

11Section 30. Supplemental Benefits.--* * *

12(b) (1) The cost-of-living increase shall be reviewed at
13least once in every three years by the board which may adjust
14the percentages in accordance with cost-of-living index at the
15time of review.

16(2) Nothing in this subsection shall be construed to require 
17the county commissioners or, in counties operating under a home 
18rule charter or optional plan, the governing authority to adjust 
19the percentages retroactively to the date of the previous cost-

1of-living increase under this section.

2Section 2. This act shall take effect in 60 days.