Section 36-27-125


Published: 2015

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Section 36-27-125

Section 36-27-125Pensioners who retired prior to membership of employer in system.

(a) Any pensioner or beneficiary who retired from a city, town, county, or public or quasi-public organization of the state before the city, town, county, or public or quasi-public organization of the state became a member of the Employees' Retirement System, and who is receiving a monthly benefit on October 1, 1994 administered by the Employees' Retirement System, may receive an increase in benefits in the amount of not less than sixty dollars ($60) nor more than one hundred dollars ($100) per month if the city, town, county, or public or quasi-public organization of the state elects to fund the increase, provided the pensioner retired prior to October 1, 1994.



(b) Notwithstanding subsection (a), any pensioner or annuitant of a city, town, county, or public or quasi-public organization who receives his or her monthly benefit from a source other than the Employees' Retirement System may receive an increase in the benefit of sixty dollars ($60) per month if the city, town, county, or public or quasi-public organization elects to fund the increase. Whether the aforementioned employer entity began participating in the Employees' Retirement System before or after the pensioner retired from service shall have no effect on the foregoing provision of this subsection.

(Acts 1994, No. 94-232, p. 317, §6; Acts 1994, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 94-768, p. 52, §2; Acts 1996, No. 96-789, p. 1468, §1.)