Section 36-27-13

Published: 2015

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Section 36-27-13

Section 36-27-13Granting of credit for years served as member of Legislature; maximum credit; payment of employee's contribution; applicability of provisions of section.

(a) Any person who, as of September 20, 1971, is a regular employee of the State of Alabama and is covered or eligible to be covered under the state Employees' Retirement System and who, prior to such regular employment, served as a member of the Legislature shall have credited to him one year of creditable service for each year served as such legislator not to exceed eight years; provided, that such person shall pay into the retirement system the employee's part of the cost or contribution based on the salary and expenses paid to such person during the time of his legislative service, with such cost or contribution to be calculated at the percent or rate in effect on September 20, 1971.

(b) This section shall apply only to those persons who, at the time of their retirement, have 10 or more creditable years of service under the state retirement system, which 10 years shall be exclusive of the years earned as a legislator.

(c) The employee's contribution for the years of legislative service shall be paid by such employee within 60 days after he shall have completed the 10 years of employment as set out in subsection (b) of this section.

(Acts 1971, No. 1950, p. 3167, §§ 1-3.)