THE JUDGES RETIREMENT ACT OF 1992 (EXCERPT)
Act 234 of 1992
38.2305 Contributions; plan member classification; manner of payment; withholding payment to county or district control unit for contributions not received within 60 days.
(1) Each member, upon taking office and so long as he or she remains in office, shall make contributions to the retirement system according to the applicable plan member classification as follows:
(a) A plan 1 member or a plan 2 member shall contribute 5% of the member's compensation. From this contribution, the retirement system shall deposit an amount equal to 2.0% of the member's compensation into the reserve for health benefits for hospital and medical-surgical and sick care benefits as provided in section 509.
(b) A plan 3a member, a plan 3b member, or a plan 5 member shall contribute 3.5% of the member's compensation.
(c) A plan 3c member, a plan 4 member, a plan 6 member, or a plan 7 member shall contribute 7% of the member's compensation. However, a plan 6 member shall not contribute more than $980.00 annually.
(2) The retirement board shall determine the manner in which member contributions are paid. Except as otherwise provided in this section, the retirement system shall credit member contributions when received to the reserve for member contributions.
(3) Upon written notice from the executive secretary to the state court administrator, the state treasurer shall withhold payment of the amount due from the salary standardization payment payable to a county or district control unit for member contributions that are not received by the retirement system within 60 days after the due date.
History: 1992, Act 234, Eff. Mar. 31, 1993
Am. 2002, Act 95, Imd. Eff. Mar. 27, 2002
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