Section 36-27-8Continuation, etc., of participation in system by employee covered or retired under system who becomes director or employee of department; payment of matching contribution by department.
(a) Any person who is an employee or retired employee of the State of Alabama and covered or retired under the provisions of the state Employees' Retirement System and who becomes the director or employee of any department may elect to continue or resume his participation in the state Employees' Retirement System.
(b) Each department of the state is hereby authorized to pay out of any funds in the State Treasury to the credit of said department such sums as are necessary to match any contributions made to the state Employees' Retirement System by any past, present or future departmental director or employee under the provisions of this section.
(c) The Board of Control of the state Employees' Retirement System shall make such rules and regulations as might be necessary to carry out the provisions of this section and insure that any past, present or future departmental director or employee who comes under the provisions of this section shall receive full rights, privileges and benefits under the state Employees' Retirement System for the time he serves as a state departmental director or reemployed employee.
(Acts 1971, No. 1514, p. 2628, §§ 1-3.)